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The definitive guide to Los Angeles doughnut shops

The definitive guide to Los Angeles doughnut shops

The glow of fluorescent lights, sticky primary-colored Formica, coffee in a glass carafe, Pepto Bismol-colored boxes and a bakery case full of glazed, twisted, frosted doughnuts. There’s something nostalgic about a doughnut shop, whether it’s a big chain, a trendy newcomer with a fancy font and gluten-free doughnuts, or a mom-and-pop shop in a strip mall.

Drive down any neighborhood in Los Angeles and you’re going to pass more than a few choices. We scoured the city, eating too many doughnuts to count at those sticky Formica tables. Here’s a guide to 29 of the best doughnut shops in the city (we intentionally left out the big chains: Dunkin’ Donuts, Winchell’s, Krispy Kreme,...

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