new foodie spot: pvdonuts

I cannot even begin to express how excited I was when I woke up this past Saturday morning. It was finally time to drive down to Providence and get a few of the famous PVDonuts. Rob and I had planned out the entire day based around the donut shop. We’d pick up a few donuts, go blueberry picking in Newport, and end the day at the Newport Vineyards.

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We got to the shop around 11 a.m. only to find people waiting in a line outside the store front. What is this, Manhattan’s DŌ? Luckily, it was not. We got to the entrance in less than 10 minutes. Phew.

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The inside of the shop was surprisingly cute. The walls are decorated with donut posters and urban outfitters style illustrations. Even though it’s small, it can still sit quite a few people. There are couches with donut shaped pillows and high tables with stools.

They have a huge variety of donuts, many of which change on a week-to-week or month-to-month basis. One thing that usually stays the same is their variety of dough – they have vegan, old fashioned, brioche, cake, and filled. I’m pretty sure we got all, if not, most of them. The cake ones are wayyy too cake-y, and that’s coming from someone who generally only gets cake donuts. Avoid any chocolate based donuts, the two we got were “eh.”

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My absolutely favorite and the types of donut you must try are the old fashioned and the brioche. If they still have the zebra, blueberry little bites or strawberry pop-tart when you go, I urge you to get one of those. I promise you won’t regret it.

Do you have a favorite donut shop in New England? Share in the comments below! 

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