Doughnuts (and their deep-fried cousins zeppole and churros) have become such a big foodie trend that they are showing up not just at doughnut shops but fancy restaurants, too. Here's a sampling:
2612 Commerce St., Dallas. 214-741-1188
Powdered zeppole, 10 in a paper bag, served hot, with a thick chocolate dipping sauce.
5680 N. Central Expressway, Dallas. 214-443-9339
Thick cinnamon-sugar churros, above, with apple slices and caramel dip.
2332 Leonard St., Dallas. 214-550-9500
Quartet of doughnuts such as chocolate-frosted, filled and powdered, served with a pot of hot chocolate.
Lanny's Alta Cocina Mexicana
3405 W. Seventh St., Fort Worth. 817-850-9996
House-made churros, dusted with cinnamon sugar and served with goat's milk cajeta.
Townhouse Kitchen & Bar
13270 Dallas Parkway, Dallas. 972-300-0986
"Bacon doughnuts" -- doughnut holes with caramel sauce and a scoop of vanilla ice cream topped with chopped bacon.
At Mockingbird Station and Uptown Dallas
Churros with cinnamon sugar and drizzled chocolate, served with cinnamon ice cream.
1501 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine. 817-778-2215
Eight holes, left, hot and sprinkled with cinnamon sugar.