Doughnut Plant

    During the first years of Doughnut Plant in 1994, owner Mark Isreal would spend long nights baking donuts in a Lower East Side building basement, which he would deliver to coffee shops all over New York City in the morning. His laborious efforts eventually paid off: Mark was able to win over the notoriously demanding New York food crowd by using a doughnut recipe handed down from his grandfather Herman, and by creating his own fresh fruit glazes. In 2000, Mark opened a store on Grand Street, thereby giving the Manhattan doughnut scene a serious upgrade. Doughnut Plant has the distinction of being one of the first places to specialize in gourmet, artisanal doughnuts. Whether glazed, jelly-filled or dusted with roasted nuts, the doughnuts are always fresh and made with seasonal ingredients. The same goes for the cinnamon buns and “churros,” an elongated Mexican style of doughnut. These days, Doughnut Plant also has a coffeehouse-style shop located next to the Hotel Chelsea and several outposts in Tokyo. Yes, Doughnut Plant is big in Japan, but it's pretty popular over here too.Show lessRead more

    220 West 23rd Street , New York (btw 7th & 8th Aves)



    Sweets, Bakery

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