Doughnut mania in DC continues. With a number of doughnut and fried chicken operations popping up, the next doughnut-plus iteration was never far off, which, obviously, is the doughnut ice cream sandwich.
'Astro Doughnuts and Fried Chicken' on Serious Eats
You don't make the Twinknut (that'd be a doughnut that plays homage to the Twinkie) without having a sweet tooth, so it's no surprise that Chef Jason Gehring of Astro Doughnuts and Fried Chicken knows a thing or two about sweets in town.
Co-owned by former Washington Capital and current New York Ranger Jeff Halpern and childhood friend Elliot Spaisman, Astro is the product of a mutually shared childhood love of doughnuts. We took a sneak peek at the sweet lineup.