It used to be you could only get yeast doughnuts this fresh during the yearly three-day Pennsylvania Dutch Festival at Reading Terminal. But now 90 cents buys you one straight from the fryer any Tuesday through Saturday gussied up in varieties from chocolate mousse to key lime cream.
Reading Terminal Market, 1136 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-351-0735 | Website
2009 WINNER, Doughnuts
4164 Barnett Street, Philadelphia, PA
Every year, come Fat Tuesday, Haegele’s Bakery in Northeast Philly feeds a long line of indulgees their fair share (and then some) of the city’s best doughnuts: airy ring doughnuts, perfectly sweet cream-filled doughnuts, iced cinnamon doughnuts, powdered jelly doughnuts, and, of course, fastnachts. Thankfully, we can go every other day of the year and,… Read more »