You don't hear the term "vegan doughnut" every day. And, if you do, usually it's something like, "Man, I wish I could find a vegan doughnut." The fact that The Donuttery serves an array of these dairy-free treats is enough for herbivores to hold a parade down Beach Boulevard, but you'll want to bypass the lemon, maple, red and any flavor with coconut or nut toppings because the Huntington Beach eatery has three varieties of vegan pumpkin doughnuts that rule.
In theory and in your mouth, there's absolutely nothing wrong with the glazed pumpkin doughnut. For starters, it exists. This alone means the fried cake with the orange-ish hue is something special because you don't find dairy-free doughnuts every day. However, "glazed" is another word for "plain" and there's no excuse for plain when you've got other options.More »