First there was the Cronut.
Then came the Crookie, a terrifyingly delicious hybrid that involved baking Double Stuf Oreos into a croissant.
The Doughscuit followed, which married the fancy-ass flaky texture of a biscuit with the greasy, er, casualness of the doughnut.
And now, just when our pants are (kind of) starting to fit again, a Chicago café has unleashed a new beast: the Wonut.
What, pray tell, is a Wonut?
In short: Everything you ever dreamed of, hoped for and straight-up lusted over your entire life.
It's sweet and fluffy with a 'hand-me-a-napkin' kinda greasy coating. Sprinkles. Frosting. Breakfast and dessert. Warm summer nights. Your first kiss.
It's a waffle. And a doughnut. It's good.
The purveyors of such a fine product, Waffles Café, have been selling their gourmet waffles for some time now. Recently, they decided to up their waffle game by deep-frying the breakfast treat in sizzling hot vegetable shortening (because why not?), followed by a bath in either a sugar,Read More »from What happens when you deep-fry a waffle? Introducing the Wonut