Battle of the Dishes

Maple Bacon Doughnut Bout: Oink Cafe vs. Rainbow Donuts

After Portland's sometimes-vegan doughnut mecca, Voodoo Donuts, made a maple bacon doughnut, pretty much every doughnut shop with any sense jumped on the bacon bandwagon. Two local shops, Oink Café and Rainbow Donuts, have followed suit.

Using either a cake or raised doughnut base to paint on richly sweet maple glaze with smoky, salty bacon crumbles, it's easy to see why these have become such a phenomenon once you've had one. It's like a full breakfast flavor experience on one donut. But whose MBD is best?

See Also: - Nutella Donuts (!!!) and More Halloween Treats at Rainbow Donuts Cafe - Cannoli Clash: DeFalco's Italian Deli vs. Something Sweet Bakery - A Downtown Phoenix Wish List: Maple Bacon Donuts and Eight Other Things We Desperately Need

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Heather Hoch is a music, food, and arts writer based in Tucson. She enjoys soup, scotch, Electric Light Orchestra, and walking her dog, Frodo.
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