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Monday, April 21, 2014

Strange Donuts Approved for Second Location in Kirkwood

Posted By on Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 6:00 AM

The "Bart's Revenge" doughnut. | Jon Gitchoff
  • The "Bart's Revenge" doughnut. | Jon Gitchoff

Speculation has been rampant ever since Strange Donuts (2709 Sutton Boulevard, Maplewood; 314-932-5851) announced it would expand to a second location after only a few months in business. Soon, fans were guessing Kirkwood would be the place -- it's fairly central and is similar in feel to Maplewood, home of the original. That is indeed where the second location will open sometime during the next few months.

See also: Strange Donuts Announces Plans for Second Location

Erica Smith of Real Time STL broke the news that the Kirkwood Planning and Zoning Commission approved a restaurant permit for Strange Donuts at 107 1/2 East Argonne Drive. The space is only 375 square feet, which is quite a bit smaller than the already-cozy 600-square-foot Maplewood bakery.

The new location of Strange Donuts. - GOOGLE STREET VIEW
  • Google Street View
  • The new location of Strange Donuts.

"[Co-owner] Jason [Bockman] and I are firm believers in, if we're going to do this, let's go hard," co-owner Corey Smale told us back in March. "It'll be smaller than our current store, I can say that. We're aiming for smaller -- we want the experience to be even crazier."

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