Jan. 5th, 2007
Doughnuts: the other other other other white meat  
Sweet Mother of all things pure and holy

So the freakish wind storm last night totally woke my ass up repeatedly as it kept throwing pieces of nature at the sliding glass door in my bedroom. The wind was also somehow managing to get inside a little bit, causing the vertical blinds to knock against each other. The thought even crossed my mind it might be hail, something I haven't heard since the storms we had in Spring of '98. But this was so loud, I thought El Niño was back and sitting right outside the door wanting to come in.

Well after being woken up again and again (and I'm a pretty heavy sleeper), I got up to look out the window in the family room. The wind seriously looked as if it was about to knock a tree over. On my way back to my bedroom to hop on the laptop to see what's up, I saw the sad, blinking light of the Vonage phone telling me, "ONOES! UR INTARWEBS R BROK3N ZOMG!" So... I grabbed Time-Warner Cable's number on my way back, picked up my cell phone, lied back down, and tried to get my news the old school way: I turned on KTLA.

The weather guy said we were having winds up to 30 mph, but that shit looked crazier than that. He went on to explain something about cold, north winds blowing into the area, the cold air expanding, going over the hill, falling to the ground, and racing down the slope as the cause. Since my bedroom window sits pretty much on the bottom of the slope facing the Santa Monica Mountains, this seemed to explain why things sounds so bad out there.

Anyway, this post had a point. Oh, yes!

So after this, since I couldn't go back to sleep anymore (because I was on hold with Time-Warner trying to find out about my internets), I kept watching the news like a zombie. At some point, they cut to Frittelli's, which I hadn't heard of. Apparently, it's this new doughnut shop on Cañon in Beverly Hills. Everything is supposed to be hand-made using all natural ingredients and "the finest chocolates," according to my new reporter friend.

Well, they had me at "do." Once they said "chocolate," it was all over. I kept watching as the bitch kept taunting me with her Chocolate Heath doughnut. I knew where I was going on my way to work.

Anyway, the point of this story is that, these doughnuts were pretty freakin good. I mean, it's a doughnut. There's not a lot you can do. However, I would totally rank them better than Krispy Kreme. I really wanted to try the dulce de leche they list on their website, but they didn't appear to have any, and I forgot to ask 'cause there were so many choices.

Of course, the true test of any doughnut shop, imho, is the glazed doughnut. All other fancy pants dirty mouth lawyer pants doughnuts, while good and often my faves, are just fluff. And... the glazed was very good; the chocolate was really effing good. My coworker has the pretty blueberry one on his desk at the moment; I'm very curious to hear his review. Good thing is, they weren't too crazy expensive either (I think about $1.25 for a nice-sized doughnut). Although, I can't really admit to knowing what the current market rate is for a doughnut.

Anyway, so the real story is: I had a good doughnut, and I'm really tired from lack of sleep (which may cut into my plans to get Rainbow Six today). The end.

 
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Mood: satiated
Listening to: Cold War Kids - Hang Me Up To Dry
 
 
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mark or marky: spikey means hornymarkormarky on January 5th, 2007 - 07:15 pm
i heard on the radio this morning that the winds were up to 75 mph!!! as usual, fuck KTLA ;-0 like u, i was up all night long.

Anyway, the point of this story is that, these doughnuts were pretty freakin good.

respectfully, No. the point is, what were u wearing getting in and out of bed and sauntering around all night long, huh? pajamas, sweats, underwear, or birthday suit?
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The People's Exhibit Adavidology on January 5th, 2007 - 07:25 pm
75 mph sounds a lot more like it!

heh.. and I was wearing my red and white striped H&M boxer-briefs, which I refer to as my "Where's Waldo?" underwear.
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NCSUJncsuj on January 5th, 2007 - 08:07 pm
mmmmmmm.....you eating doughnuts in your underwear.....that has to be some kind of fetish...lol.
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Elwood P. Dowdscrewbacca on January 5th, 2007 - 07:55 pm
Mmm that sounds like an upscale version of The Fractured Prune menu. They're all cake doughnuts, which are good, but I prefer the regular kind I think.
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Zmrezkill on January 5th, 2007 - 09:17 pm
I'll be in the area on the 16th for the JT concert so I will def have to try these babies out. I'm excited.

-ez
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Bitch pleasedivalee138 on January 6th, 2007 - 05:07 pm
Hm, are these doughnuts "good" in the same way that Angelenos think the cupcakes from Sprinkles are "good?" Because I had one of those cupcakes when I was in LA a few months ago, and I spat that shit out.

Who am I kidding? Fried anything covered in chocolate is orgasm in my mouth.
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The People's Exhibit Adavidology on January 8th, 2007 - 08:24 am
you may have had a not-so-good flavor. i'm not a huge cupcake fan, but as far as cupcakes go, sprinkles is pretty effing good! although i can only eat like half of one, they're so rich.
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Jean-Baptistexorn on January 6th, 2007 - 06:51 pm
$1.25 is expensive for a regular doughnut, fancy doughnut boy.
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baltpup25: hot dogbaltpup25 on January 8th, 2007 - 01:29 am
whoa, that's an awesome icon!
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The People's Exhibit Adavidology on January 8th, 2007 - 08:26 am
they're big doughnuts!
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baltpup25: breadbaltpup25 on January 8th, 2007 - 01:28 am
mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm, I hate you and always mention9ing your good food finds. And you stay so cute and trim. Grrrrrrrrrrrrr. (lol)
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