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{VENDOR SPOTLIGHT} The Holy Donut

Written by Nicole Mitsakis

Gracious Events is always exploring new places wherever we go and when we find something we LOVE, we SHARE!  This past week our TEAM was in Portland, Maine excited to celebrate our long overdue company holiday outing.  We were thrilled to be staying at the newly opened Press Hotel as we’ve been fans of it!  On our travels throughout Portland we were told to go to The Holy Donut, as their donuts are amazing and made with real Maine potatoes.  Honestly, this could not have come at a better time as I recently wrote a blog about our “Top Favorite Wedding Trends For 2016” and yes, number 5 was “Donut Bars”. Clearly I felt the need to have our team further research this just to make sure we had gotten it right.  After dinner while walking back to our hotel we happened to pass by The Holy Donut and I was excited to look in because the lights were on…I thought “oh they must be making the donuts” NOPE, NO DONUTS because they were actually redoing the floors and would be closed for the next few days…the look of sheer shock and sadness on my face was undoubtedly apparent because the two gentlemen working on the floors actually opened the door.  Sadness immediately turned to happiness after finding out they actually had another location…THANK YOU GOD!

The Holy Donut was our last stop as we headed home from Portland and well worth it.  After trying the donuts TEAM GEM concluded that they were in fact, very YUMMY.  My favorites were the ginger sugared sweet potato and the sea salt chocolate. I’m a little sad because even though I bought a half dozen, they’re already gone (YUP, only lasted 24 hours), but at the same time I’m feeling BLESSED that I only live an hour and a half away from Portland, Maine!  #welovemaine #welovetheholydonut

 

Photo via The Holy Donut FB Exchange Street Location

Photo via The Holy Donut FB Page, Exchange Street Location

 

Photo via The Holy Donut FB

Photo via The Holy Donut FB Page, Toasted Coconut with Coconut Milk Glaze

 

Photo via The Holy Donut FB

Photo via The Holy Donut FB Page, Dark Chocolate Toasted Coconut and Coconut Milk Glaze

 

Photo via The Holy Donut FB

Photo via The Holy Donut FB Page, Chai Glazed

 

Photo via The Holy Donut FB

Photo via The Holy Donut FB Page, Cinnamon Sugar

 

Fresh Lemon (hand squeezed and zested lemon)

Photo via The Holy Donut FB Page, Fresh Lemon (hand squeezed)

 

Photo via The Holy Donut FB

Photo via The Holy Donut FB Page

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