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Best Dessert of 2016 - Bon Appétit

“Close your eyes and imagine the greatest doughnut you’ve ever eaten. Now, multiply its taste, texture, and unadulterated pleasure by a million — that’s what biting into Hole’s molasses-bourbon doughnut is like. This is no happy accident. The dough is hand-shaped, fried to order in rice-bran oil, and then glazed with the sweet-boozy sauce. The result is a hot, misshapen, crunchy-on-the-outside, airy-on-the-inside yeast donut of the highest order.”

 

A Food Lover's Guide to Asheville - National Geographic

"Rolled and cut by hand, the doughnuts are naked, elemental, and real. Their lack of uniformity is symbolic of this funky city and its unpretentious food culture, where back to basics is best."

 

A Perfect Day of Eating: 24 Hours in Asheville, North Carolina - Zagat

Doughnuts, Coffee and Thirteen Dollars - The Huffington Post

Katie Button's Asheville North Carolina - Garden and Gun

Best Places to Eat by Authentic Asheville - Local Adventurer

Hollywood to Haywood: Acting Couple Buys Hole Doughnuts - The Citizen Times

The Hole Story - The Carolina Epicurean

Appalachian Taste - TOWN