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Video: DOUGH in Clinton Hill for Hibiscus, Chai, Lemon Glaze Doughnuts

"I tell him to handle the dough like it was a woman—gently, softly," says Fany Gerson of DOUGH, a new doughnut shop in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. In this video from Food Curated with Liza de Guia, we go behind-the-counter with Gerson to learn about her doughnut experimentation. After over 50 trials, she found the winner recipe: a not-too-sweet batter with a smidge of nutmeg that, when fried, gets those crispy outsides and light insides. They're also about as big as your face. "You don't want to have it end too soon!" More

Doughnuts at the Brindle Room

East Village restaurant The Brindle Room started serving donuts this week, and we can't stop eating them. They're cake donuts with a bit of mashed potato in the dough, small but fairly priced at $1.50. Hang out and use the free wifi, and you might rack up quite a bill on individually-brewed cups of coffee. More

Flex Donuts: Pop-up Doughnut Shop at Grand Central

What adds to the anticipation of getting pastry chef Zac Young's Flex Donuts is watching him hold a large pastry bag and inject small, round doughnuts with filling. Young, who is executive pastry chef at Flex Mussels and a former contestant of Top Chef Just Desserts, is selling his doughnuts ($1.50) for two weeks in the takeout section of Zocalo in the Lowel Level Dining Concourse at Grand Central Terminal. Young offers five flavors: salted cajeta (caramelized goat's milk), tequila-lime, raspberry, spiced chocolate, and cinnamon sugar. More

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