The Big Easy may be famous for powder-dusted beignets and chicory-laced coffee at Café Du Monde, but District Donuts has its own passionate following.
There are no pre-made mixes or artificial ingredients used here. Everything is crafted 100% from scratch, right down to the sprinkles. Time Out included District on its list of the best doughnut shops in the United States, so the word is out.
Each day, doughnut lovers may choose from various rotating options from a catalog of over 100. Unusual flavors include five spice and Vietnamese coffee. Glazed, cinnamon sugar and chocolate glazed doughnuts are available daily.
If you desire a caffeinated beverage, District serves small-batch roasted coffee from artisanal producers. Want something equally delectable, but not a doughnut? Try the flaky buttermilk biscuits, which are so light they might as well levitate off the plate, and sliders featuring premium local beef.
District’s attractive original shop in the Lower Garden District draws a crowd, as do additional locations around Louisiana.