Tuesday, October 2, 2012

This Is A Good Week To Be Brendan Sodikoff

Doughnut Vault's chocolate glazed doughnuts. (Photo: Doughnut Vault)

The local restaurateur, who's behind Gilt Bar, Maude's Liquor Bar and Bavette's, is getting some exceptional national media attention this week.

First, the burger at his West Loop diner Au Cheval was named America's Best New Burger by Bon Appetit.

And now, his River North sugar shop Doughnut Vault was the only local spot to make Food & Wine's America's Best Doughnuts list:

"Gilt Bar owner Brendan Sodikoff started selling big, fresh doughnuts out of a brick storefront in the spring of 2011, and lines continue from early morning until the handful of flavors sell out. Outside, there’s a communal table for enjoying old-fashioned, chocolate-glazed and sometimes pistachio-covered rings, with $1 cups of coffee."

Yum, on both accounts!

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