DailyDirt: It's National Doughnut Day!

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Today is National Doughnut Day, and to celebrate, many shops — like Dunkin’ Donuts, Krispy Kreme, and Tim Hortons — are giving away free doughnuts. A “national doughnut day” just sounds like another holiday made up for businesses to make more money, but it was actually established in 1938 by the Salvation Army to raise money during the Great Depression and to honor the female volunteers who served meals (and doughnuts) to soldiers on the front lines during World War I. Here’s some more doughnut-related news.

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Dan P says:

SAN JOSE, actually

“On the West Coast, Psycho Donuts in San Francisco makes a unique treat called ‘The Foie Bomb.’ “

SAN JOSE, actually. Psycho Donuts has two locations: Downtown San Jose and Campbell, both of which are a good hour south of that other Bay Area city.

I would know. I was in line at the Campbell store at 5:30am today…

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