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Dunkin' Brands Inc.

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2014

    Tim Horton's Wants You to Decide Where It Lands in St. Louis

    Canadian bakery chain Tim Horton's is heading to St. Louis, with some 40 locations planned by 2018. The powers that be want your (our?) help picking the spots. That could probably be done with a little market research, but whatever. See also: Tim Horton's Plans 40 St. Louis Locations by 2018

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2014

    Tim Horton's Plans 40 St. Louis Locations by 2018

    Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Horton's announced an enterprising expansion plan yesterday to put over 800 new locations in the United States in the next few years, including 40 in St. Louis. Tim Horton's first came down in 1985 to Buffalo, New York, which now has over 200 locations. See al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2013

    Donate to a Good Cause, Get Doughnuts

    In case you needed another reason to donate to Goodwill, they're giving you one -- free doughnuts. Anyone who donates to St. Louis metropolitan Goodwill stores on Tuesdays in July will get a coupon for six free doughnuts from Dunkin' Donuts. See also: -Drunken Dunkin' Donuts! -Dunkin' Donuts Begins ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2013

    10 Fast Food Valentine's Day Specials for St. Louis Lovers

    For many couples, Valentine's Day means a fancy dinner out complete with flowers, chocolate and sparkling wine. But with Valentine's Day profits expected to reach $18.6 billion this year, fast-food restaurants are looking to get in on the holiday craze. Why have an expensive steak dinner when you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2012

    Ten Best Food Events This Weekend: Dec. 7-9

    Friday (Dec. 7): Lobster Festival @ Broadway Oyster Bar Try out a special lobster menu accompanied by live music both evenings. Start off with some lobster bisque ($5.99) and work your way up to dishes such as lobster ceviche ($15.99) and twice baked lobster ($38.99). Friday, Dec. 7 and Saturday, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2012

    15 Presidential Debate Dinner Ideas Inspired By Obama and Romney Campaign Spending

    Last week Politico broke down information from a recent review of Federal Election Commission reports detailing Mitt Romney and Barack Obama's campaign spending. It contains everything from office supplies and gas expenses to which hotels and restaurants the respective campaigns patronize most often ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2012

    Kansas City to Get IKEA Store, St. Louis to Get...More Dunkin' Donuts

    Dunkin' Donuts announced today that the St. Louis area will see three new DD franchise locations over the next couple of years. According to a press release, all three will be run by the same partnership; the first is to open in 2013 and the others by 2015. "We are excited to expand Dunkin' Donuts' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2011

    Food and Bodily Fluids Cross Paths Again (and Again)

    Image via​Last week, the case of Dunkin' Donuts coffee (allegedly) intentionally tainted with snot prompted Gut Check to consider other bodily fluids that would be even more disgusting to discover in your beverage.Little did we know that denizens of the real world would do their part to keep pace ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2011

    Mucus Is Snot the Worst: Nine Even More Disgusting Bodily Substances to Find in Your Dunkin' Donuts Coffee

    Image via​It has been a banner week for strange events at Dunkin' Donuts. Gut Check already asked for your help in imagining what the Dunkin' Donut employee accused of prostituting herself while on the job might have said to customers/potential clients. In that same post, we alluded to another, mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2011

    Write a Dunkin' Donuts Prostitution Pick-Up Line and Win Four Tickets to Raging Rivers!

    Mabel Suen​While local franchisees busily plan to open Dunkin' Donuts locations across the greater St. Louis area, Dunkin' Donuts employees in New Jersey and Boston have been hard at work tweaking the menu. While one employee decided to add a special ingredient to the infamous DD coffee, anoth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2011

    The Franchise Grows: Dunkin' Donuts Heads for Telegraph Road

    The city's Dunkin' Donuts tally could climb as high as 22 franchises.​Gut Check's journey through the city's Dunkin' Donuts renaissance is nothing new. More than a decade after the last of the fried dough franchise closed in the city, St. Louis was reintroduced to the chain in March 2010 with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2011

    Comment of the Day: DD VS. Mom 'n' Pop

    Today's comment of the day comes from a post about two Dunkin' Donuts franchisees' plans for a massive reintroduction of the donut joint into the St. Louis market. "Just a Bob" writes: These guys can open as many Dunkin' Donuts locations as they want, but those flavorless lumps of dough still can' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2011

    Colleen Clawson of Big Sky Cafe

    This is part one of Emily Wasserman's Chef's Choice profile of chef Colleen Clawson of Big Sky Cafe. Part two, a Q&A, will be posted tomorrow, and part three, a recipe from Clawson, on Thursday. Emily Wasserman​Trying to find the Big Sky Cafe (47 South Old Orchard, Webster Groves; 314-962-575 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2011

    Dunkin' Donuts Begins Building in Florissant

    Mabel SuenAn assorted dozen from Dunkin' Donuts​Over a decade ago, the last remaining Dunkin' Donuts in the area closed down, leaving a giant donut-shaped hole in St. Louis' donut-hole-loving soul. Still with us? All faith was restored in March of 2010 when the east-coast branded donuts return ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2011

    What's Worth More: Food or Cash?

    Wikimedia CommonsTime to steal the doughnuts.​Three not-too-bright robbers in Hyannis, Massachusetts, attempted to rob a Dunkin' Donuts last week. They demanded a paper bag an employee was carrying in her purse and ran. Because so many paper bags at Dunkin' Donuts are filled with cash instea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2011

    Get a Free Doughnut From Krispy Kreme or Dunkin' Donuts on Friday

    Salvation ArmyDoughnuts for the Dough Boys in WWI​ Friday, June 3, is National Doughnut Day, which sounds like it was created just to get people into doughnut shops and drop some change. But that's not the case. During World War I women volunteered for the Salvation Army as "Doughnut Lassies ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2011

    Top 5 Fast Food Frankensteins

    Alllllllrighty, folks! The theme of this post: These foods shouldn't exist.​Creators of the following high-calorie, mixed-metaphor monstrosities flew a little too close to the sun (remember what happened to Prometheus?), and yet their charred and grease-soaked bastard children of Fast Food Nat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2011

    Easy-Bake Oven Undergoing Energy-Conserving Makeover

    For anyone who ever baked a package of dry brownies over a 100-watt light bulb, it's a sad realization, indeed. Next year, a federal ban on the manufacture of energy-gobbling incandescent light bulbs means an end to the Easy-Bake Oven as we've known it for almost 50 years. Hasbro, the oven's manuf ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    Drunken Dunkin' Donuts!

    ​It's a positively Homer Simpsonian concept with a Mr. Burns execution. Chef Zac Young of Flex Mussels in New York City and Top Chef: Just Desserts has been injecting doughnut holes with upscale booze. Of course, it's a hit. How could it not be? It's doughnuts and alcohol! But not everyone can ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2011

    Openings & Closings 2010: The Final Reckoning

    Farmhaus was a highlight among the 2010 openings.​A snowy day is the perfect time to look back over our archive of restaurant openings and closings -- and notes on restaurants that we forgot to include on our lists of openings and closings -- and draw the obvious conclusion: A lot of restauran ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2010

    Dunkin' Donuts Opening in Rock Hill on Thursday, October 7

    Tom FinkelWork is wrapping up on the new Rock Hill location of Dunkin' Donuts.​The word from several of Gut Check's trusted Dunkin' Donuts-obsessed correspondents is that the chain will open its new location at 9860 Manchester Road in Rock Hill on Thursday, October 7. This is the second Dunkin' Do ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2010

    Feds Crack Down on Undocumented Kitchen Workers

    A San Diego restaurateur stands up for illegal immigrants working in kitchens. The New York Times goes in-depth on the hush-hush issue of illegal workers, the blind eye that's been turned, and the sudden upswing in crackdowns by federal investigators. Despite a federal indictment last April, San Die ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2010

    St. Louis Food Blog Digest, 6.21-6.27

    ​Gut Check dishes on our favorite St. Louis food blogs. ZiNur: Natalia bakes a Brownie Layer Cake. A Veggie Venture: Alanna made a Chilled Green Bean Salad with Rosemary and Garlic Oil. Sugar, Spice, & More Things Nice: Rachel shared what life is like with diabetes for an episode of MT ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2010

    Where to Get Free Doughnuts on National Doughnut Day

    OK, so we're a little late to this party. But if your morning's repast of four eggs, two pieces of butter-slathered toast, three cigarettes, two cups of a coffee and, just for the hell of it, a tablespoon of jelly didn't fill you up, Dunkin' Donuts has you covered. Today the beloved doughtnut chai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2010

    This Week in Gut Check, Regurgitated

    ​This week was all about drive-through dining. While Hardee's added some extra protein to its biscuits & gravy and Burger King announced a brunch menu is in the works, Dunkin' Donuts is now going to sell its swill in Russia. All this just as the KFC Doub ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2010

    I Stand Corrected: This Could Redeem Dunkin' Donuts Coffee

    Ian FroebStill swill, but now redeemable?​Last month, prompted by the hysteria surrounding the return of Dunkin' Donuts to St. Louis, I ventured to the new location to try the supposedly awesome coffee. My verdict? Dunkin' Donuts coffee is irredeemable swill.I was wrong. An article in yesterday's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2010

    Gut Check's Week in Tweets

    ​Don't you know? Gut Check has a Twitter account. You can follow us @gutcheckstl.Here's some of what you missed on the Twitter feed this week: Dunkin' Donuts dropped off coffee at the office, presumably in response to my missive: http://bit.ly/9zpggG No doughnuts, though.

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    Restaurant Roll Call: March 2010 Openings and Closings

    Ian FroebFarmhaus opened in Lindenwood Park this month.​March was a month for much-anticipated openings -- on both ends of the spectrum: Dunkin' Donuts returned to St. Louis, and Kevin Willmann, formerly of Edwardsville's Erato on Main, debuted Farmhaus.As for closings, it was, thankfully, a quiet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2010

    This Week in Gut Check, Regurgitated

    ​What's new this week? Ian is back, and he's brought some links to share, including a funny new food blog and a cheeseburger showdown on Youtube. He's also got an opinion on Dunkin' Donuts coffee, after the chain's much-anticipated local opening. His verdict? It sucks. W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2010

    Dunkin' Donuts Coffee Is Irredeemable Swill

    Ian FroebThe irredeemable swill​The opening of the first St. Louis-area Dunkin' Donuts in several years has caused a great deal of excitement around these parts. A post by my colleague Annie Zaleski tracking the progress of the store's construction has gathered 68 comments as of this writing, almo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2010

    Gut Check's Week in Tweets

    Don't you know? Gut Check has a Twitter account. You can follow us @gutcheckstl.Here's some of what you missed on the Twitter feed this week: RT @stannate: @gutcheckstl Gelato Di Riso is vacating its location on Manchester Road (rent increase). All other locations will stay open. Your attention ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2010

    This Week in Gut Check, Regurgitated

    Annie Zaleski​This week, Gut Check donut lovers rejoiced to learn that the Kirkwood Dunkin' Donuts is open for business. Not only that, but another location is set to open soon. What else did we do this week?   Dinner and a Movie followed the white rabbit to Alice in Wonderland ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2010

    Can't Believe St. Louis Coptalk Forum Ignoring the Return of Dunkin' Donuts

    Now here's a cop who appreciates a good donut.​With all the news recently about Dunkin' Donuts return to St. Louis (example A, B, C), I thought I'd check in with some folks said to truly appreciate a good donut -- the boys in blue who read and submit items to St. Louis Coptalk. Shockingly, I ... More >>

  • News

    March 3, 2010
  • Blogs

    October 16, 2009

    St. Louis Food Blog Digest: 10.10-10.16

    Gut Check dishes on our favorite St. Louis food blogs.Dinner with Julia: Karen remastered Beef Bourguignon.STL Meal Deals: KMCA touted The Melting Pot's date night possibilities, discounted filet mignon at Andria's, and Prix-Fixe at Kitchen K.Bruno's Dream: Bruno harvested grapes.

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2009

    Java Enabled: Southwest's Coffee Gets a LIFT

    It's been a while since I've taken a vacation and even longer since I've flown. So when a good deal on a Labor Day weekend in Orlando, Florida, popped up, I jumped at the chance to go. As I filed down the ramp with the rest of my fellow passengers, I was surprised to see an ad on the wall for LIFT, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2009

    Get Intimate with Joe Biden for $10,000

    Joe Biden, champion of the working class. Joe Biden, who commuted from Delaware to D.C. with the regular folks on the Amtrak. Working-class Joe, born in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Some say it's a mythical legend, that of the blue-collar Joe Biden and his rags-to-riches journey to the top.The senator-tu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2009

    FoodWire: More St. Louis Dunkin' Donuts Franchises Sold...

    But when will a Dunkin' Donuts actually open in St. Louis?A press release from beloved-by-many coffee-and-doughnut chain announces that the company has signed an agreement with another franchisee to open at least ten Dunkin' Donuts in the St. Louis area in the coming years.According to the press re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2008

    Why Does Dunkin' Donuts Hate America?

    This is so freakin' stupid it deserves its own post: Dunkin' Donuts is pulling a new ad featuring Rachael Ray because some right-wing nut jobs believe it somehow shows support for terrorists. (Boston.com) -Ian Froeb

  • Dining

    February 20, 2008
  • Blogs

    February 14, 2008

    Dunkin' Donuts St. Louis-Bound

    www.mikegardnerart.com Bill beat me to it with this news, but someone urged me to post it here: Yes, folks, Dunkin' Donuts will be opening numerous franchises in St. Louis and the nearby counties in both Missouri and Illinois, according to a press release making the rounds today. Don't expect the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2007
  • Blogs

    August 27, 2007

    Mmmm...Doughnuts...

    One of the more beautiful things about St. Louis is its surplus of doughnut shops that are not Dunkin' Donuts or Krispy Kreme. Mmmm...doughnuts...sugary, yeasty, deep-fried bits of goodness... Sorry, got a bit carried away there. Ahem. Back to the point of this post: www.sfgate.com Dough ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2007
  • News

    December 1, 2004

    What Are You Currently High On?

    Week of December 1, 2004

  • Music

    September 8, 2004

    Rock Thee House

    Thee Lordly Serpents mix garage rock with (gasp!) actual songwriting

  • Dining

    October 22, 2003

    Shackle Up

    Stir Crazy Café and SanSai Japanese Grill make it OK to embrace a corporate trend

  • Restaurants

    April 2, 2003

    Doughnuts

    Krispy Kreme Doughnuts

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    April 17, 2002

    Doughnuts

    Krispy Kreme Doughnuts

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    April 18, 2001

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