DC Bakery News

Astro Doughnuts will go strange in October—Stranger Things, that is—inspired by the popular TV Show

Astro offers doughnuts inspired by ‘Stranger Things’

Upside-Down, Demogorgon among special treats available in October; Astro returns mini doughnuts box

Astro Doughnuts and Fried Chicken will go strange in October—Stranger Things, that is—inspired by the widely-viewed TV Show. The show’s four seasons of popularity have inspired Chris Kujala, pastry chef, to create these new flavors.

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Food and Wine Magazine revealed its 2021 list of Best New Chefs, naming two chefs from the Washington, DC area: Angel Barreto, of Anju in Dupont Circle, and Paola Velez, of Bakers Against Racism

Angel Barreto, Paola Velez make Food and Wine Magazine’s Best New Chefs in America list

Two DC chefs join 33rd class of magazine’s top honors for fresh, culinary talent

Food & Wine magazine revealed its 2021 list of Best New Chefs in America, naming two chefs from the Washington, DC area: Angel Barreto, of Anju in Dupont Circle, and Paola Velez, of Bakers Against Racism. Up-and-coming chefs from Ann Arbor, Mich., Austin, Los Angeles, Portland, Ore., New York City, New Orleans, and San Francisco join the 33rd class of Best New Chefs in America:

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Best Buns is getting bigger. New outlets have been installed at existing GAR locations. New counter service is ideal for a quick breakfast.

Best Buns gets bigger in DMV

New outlets expand GAR bakery chain to nine outlets

Best Buns is getting bigger (and better), according to Great American Restaurant (GAR) Group, adding new outlets across its system. Existing locations will be retrofitted with counter service to offer a variety of baked goods, including pastries and sweets, as well as savory breakfast sandwiches.

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Astro Doughnuts introduces The Asteroid Fried Chicken Sandwich, returns March flavors

Astro Doughnuts introduces Asteroid Fried Chicken Sandwich, features March flavors

Fried Chicken Sandwich comes in three levels of heat

Astro Doughnuts and Fried Chicken released new menu items for spring including The Asteroid Fried Chicken Sandwich. It features spicy fried chicken breast with bib lettuce, sliced pickles, jalapeño coleslaw, and comes drizzled with a choice of Comeback sauce or ranch dressing. Astro Doughnuts nestles all these ingredients inside a Brioche bun or doughnut bun. Customers can choose their heat level, also: Out of this World Hot, which is made with ghost pepper, Medium, prepared with habanero, and Mildish, made with cayenne

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Astro Doughnuts rolls out October, Halloween 2019 treats

Astro Doughnuts releases October, Halloween 2019 treats

Popular Halloween flavors, mini-doughnut boxes roll out

With Halloween just around the corner, Astro Doughnuts and Fried Chicken is rolling out its October flavors. Astro Doughnuts’ treats include Chocolate Blackout Cake, Pumpkin Spice, Oreo Cheesecake and Candy Apple. All spooky flavors are currently available through October 31 (naturally).

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