Issue 26

Omaha’s Second Annual Doughnut Shootout

Omaha’s Second Annual Doughnut Shootout

The Second Annual Omaha Doughnut Shootout was held February 12th at The Waiting Room Lounge, Krug Park and Reverb Lounge. A sold out crowd of nearly 400 attendees tasted samples from a total of nearly 2000 doughnuts from Hello Sugar, Aroma’s Bliss, Culprit Café and Bakery, Harold’s Koffee House, Pettit’s Pastry, Sunrize Donuts (Omaha), LaMar’s Donuts, Krispy Kreme, Donut Professor, Dunkin’ Donuts and Winchell Donuts. Krug Park, Reverb Lounge and The Waiting Room also whipped up some specialty drinks to go with the doughnuts.

Those that attended voted for the favorites and at least one doughnut from every bakery received a first place vote. Here are the results:

 

Best Cake Doughnut

Aroma’s Bliss

Sunrize

Culprit

Pettit’s

Hello Sugar

 

Best Glazed Doughnut

Pettit’s

LaMar’s

Hello Sugar

Krispy Kreme

Culprit

 

Best Specialty Doughnut

Culprit

Sunrize

Hello Sugar

Pettit’s

Aroma’s Bliss

 

Overall Favorite Doughnut

Hello Sugar

Pettit’s

Culprit

Aroma’s Bliss

LaMar’s

 

Judge’s Pick

Sunrize

 

Publisher’s Pick

Harold’s Koffee

 

Along with those votes, some attendees also wrote in their favorite doughnuts. Those mentioned were;

Hello Sugar – Cheddar, bacon, chive

Pettit’s – Wedding cake

Pettit’s and Hello Sugar – Peanut butter chocolate

Culprit – Crème brule

Harold’s – Maple bacon

Aroma’s Bliss – Chai

Pettit’s – Strawberry cheesecake

La Mar’s – Red velvet doughnut

Sunrize Omaha – Apple Fritter


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