Filmmaker Alice Gu didn’t know that a huge number of the independent donut shops were owned and operated by Cambodian refugees from the war in Southeast Asia. She tells the amazing story in her film “The Donut King.” Alice talks with us about all kinds of donuts like Sriracha donuts, Froot Loops on donuts, buttermilk bars and the popularity of donuts on social media. Plus, Alice shares a shocking story that didn’t make it into her film.


Show Notes:

Alice Gu’s website

Stream “The Donut King” on Hulu

Stream “The Donut King” on Amazon Prime

DK’s Donuts website

Dominique Ansel Bakery website

Sue’s Kitchen facebook page

Felix Trattoria website

Bren’t blog post “Don’t Travel Like a Local