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NBClogoNBC's The Tonight Show host Jay Leno dubbed LaMar's Donuts founder Raymond Lamar the undisputed "King of donuts." newyorkerNew Yorker magazine's Calvin Trillin penned praises for the LaMar's powdered sugar donut. The Today Show's Willard Scott argues with host Katie Couric that a LaMar's donut is the best ever made.
OCregisterCalifornia's Orange County Register's acclaimed "Best of the Best" annual series named LaMar's Donuts "America's Favorite Breakfast." First runner-up was an English farm breakfast at Woolley Grange in Wiltshire, England. gourmetMagLogoGourmet Magazine, in search of the country's favorite donut, conducted a nationwide poll. The runaway winner was a LaMar's donut.
Hallmark_logoHallmark Cards designed a greeting card, in the shape of a donut, in Ray Lamar's honor. logo_foodnetworkFood Network featured LaMar's Donuts in the network prime-time series called "Unwrapped."
zagatThe famed Zagat Survey, the New York City-based namer of premier dining spots nationwide, described LaMar's Donuts as "extraordinary; fit for kings."

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9News Colorado: LaMar’s Donuts Wins “Best Brand”

KUSA – They don’t have as many locations, and they don’t have as many Twitter or Facebook followers. But, somehow, LaMar’s Donuts managed to beat out bigger restaurants across Colorado to win the title of Colorado’s Best Food and Beverage Brand.

See the article at 9news.com.

Yahoo! Finance: LaMar’s Donuts Ranked “Colorado’s Best Food and Beverage Brand”, Second Best Donut Chain in America

LaMar’s Donuts Ranked “Colorado’s Best Food and Beverage Brand”

DENVER, Dec. 1, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Last week, Denver Business Journal readers named LaMar’s “Colorado’s best food and beverage brand” after a month-long challenge, besting the likes of Einstein Bros., Qdoba Mexican Grill, Mrs. Fields and Avery Brewing Co.

A ranking on the website MSN.com also placed LaMar’s Donuts as the nation’s second best in its assessment of “The 9 Best Doughnut Chains in America,” giving LaMar’s higher marks than donut giants Dunkin’ Donuts, Krispy Kreme and Tim Hortons.

See the article at Yahoo! Finance.

Claypot Creative: LaMar’s Donuts and Coffee has the ‘Best Donuts in Ft. Collins’

LaMar’s Donuts won the Claypot Creative competition!

See the article at ClaypotCreative.com.

Denver Business Journal: LaMar’s Donuts and Coffee Wins the ‘Over All Best’ Brand in Colorado

LaMar’s Donuts won the Denver Business Journal’s Dine-N-Drink competition!

See the article at Denver Business Journal.

The Pitch: LaMar’s Donuts Voted Best Doughnuts in Kansas City

LaMar’s Donuts was ranked First Place by The Pitch>

See the article at The Pitch.com.

Nine Kansas City area locations. Click here to see the list.

The 9 Best Doughnut Chains in America: LaMar’s Donuts ranked #2


Fact: Everybody loves doughnuts. And if they tell you they don’t, they’re lying. These are the best chain doughnut shops in America.


See the full article of The Daily Meal on MSN.

LaMar’s Donuts featured on Sweet: 101 Amazing American Doughnut Shops With Serious Street Cred




From the GrubStreet article.

LaMar’s Donuts Voted Best Donut Shop in Kansas City

LaMar’s Donuts

Originally started in Kansas City, today there are 27 LaMar's locations in six states. The recipe hasn’t changed since 1933, and we are sure glad that it hasn’t. The flaky and perfectly soft dough topped with the sweet creamy glaze makes for Kansas City’s best doughnut. With more than 100 varieties available, these handmade and fresh-baked treats are the ultimate indulgence.

See the full article at 435mag.com.

Nine Kansas City area locations. Click here to see the list.

LaMar’s on Fox10 Phoenix for National Cream Filled Donut Day

FOX 10 News | fox10phoenix.com

Go to Fox10 to watch the video.

Click here to see the list of Phoenix area locations.

LaMar’s Donuts on Denver 9 News


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Click here to see the list of Colorado locations.