It may finally be swimsuit season, but with National Doughnut Day coming up on June 5, there’s no better time than right now to indulge in a delicious doughnut (or a few!) thanks to these bakeries located near our RESA apartments.
If you’ve got a sweet tooth that just won’t quit, give in to it for just a moment and enjoy a tasty doughnut on National Doughnut Day from one of these spots which are offering takeout and delivery. Don’t worry – you can get back to your diet tomorrow!
District Doughnut, located at 749 8th St SE, Washington, DC which is a quick and easy 10-minute drive away, is a bakery specializing in classic and unique flavors of gourmet yeast doughnuts.
Founding Pastry Chef Christine takes no shortcuts in crafting the world’s most delicious gourmet doughnuts. From the scratch-made vanilla bean yeast dough to each of their pastry creams, jams, glazes, and ganaches, she uses only the finest ingredients such as callebaut and valhrona chocolates, dulce de leche imported from Spain, Nutella, real fruits, milk, eggs, and cream.
Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken, located at 1308 G St. NW, Washington, DC which will take you 12 minutes to arrive at by car, is a hip grab-and-go serving a rotating roster of inspired doughnuts and creative renditions of fried chicken.
Thrillist named Astro among the “21 best donut shops in America,” and the Washington Post crowned the Crème brûlée doughnut “the city’s best.” For founders and childhood friends Elliot Spaisman and Jeff Halpern, there’s nothing like American comfort food – and the quality of their doughnuts proves that!
749 8th St SE, Washington, DC 20003
1308 G St. NW, Washington, DC 20005