Donut Alert: Glendora's Donut Man Now Serving Fresh Peach
With Labor Day on the horizon and baking pumpkins showing up at some local farmers markets, it means that summer is about to come to a close. But Glendora's Donut Man is bringing one last hurrah via their famous fresh peach donuts, which just arrived on Friday.
Food fans from far and wide travel to Jim Nakano's establishment to get a nibble of his signature fried treats piled high with fresh strawberries and peaches. Despite the lines and the hype, Nastassia Johnson, blogger of all things sweet in L.A., wasn't so keen, and we have to agree. Perhaps we are just tortured by our high school years working at Marie Callender's, where we had to spoon gobs of high fructose-laden syrup over "fresh" peach and strawberry pies. The stone fruit was never quite ripe, and it was just a big old goopy mess. Johnson and I are definitely in the minority though, and regardless of our personal opinions, Donut Man is an L.A. institution.
These babies are only around for a few weeks, so be sure to get 'em while they're fresh. And then get ready to start braising. Fall is just around the corner, and quite frankly, we're ready for it.