Circle of Life
Dunkin' Donuts may have dropped "Donuts" from its name — but doughnuts themselves aren't going anywhere. They're actually proliferating.
Even as the cronut's moment has come and gone, in some cities maple bacon doughnuts are practically as common as chocolate glaze, and artisanal bakeries are producing all sorts of new, flavorful, and sometimes strange gourmet doughnut concoctions (foie gras, anyone?).
Here are unique and mouthwatering specialty options from some of the country's best doughnut shops.