Dunkin' Brands Inc.

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2014

    Why Coffee Prices Are Going Up, and What It Means for Dallas' Best Coffee Shops

    America's number one source of minor heart palpitations just got a little more expensive. Food manufacturer J.M. Smucker recently announced a 9-percent price increase or Dunkin Donuts and Folgers (the bestselling brand in the U.S.) coffees. Thanks to stockpiles of Arabica, Smucker has been able to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2013

    Do Artisan, Craft and Other Food Words Mean Anything? Of Course.

    Yesterday I published a post that took a quick look at Grub Burger Bar, which recently opened in Greenville Avenue. The menu touted buns baked on the hour, and while they were certainly much better than stale, old buns, they left a lot to be desired compared to artisan loaves. It was my use of the ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 12, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 21, 2012

    Civet Coffee is the Shit

    It's not every day that you find the world's most expensive coffee in your mailbox. A friend of mine told me she'd received some kopi luwak from one of her friends in Indonesia. Then she asked me if I wanted her to send me some. Duh? I'm not sure what I was expecting. I figured I'd grind the beans ... More >>

  • News

    December 15, 2011

    The Black Police Association's Disappearing Money

    Organization's books weren't cooked -- they simply don't exist.

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    Hooray for the Red, White and Blue. Now, Pass the Tums.

    ​Should you be the sort to stick blueberries and strawberries on top of a pound cake and call it patriotic, or arrange crudités so they look like fireworks, get out now. Realize that blue cheese isn't as terrifically blue as everyone likes to say it is, so we ask that you stop crumbling it on top ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2011

    It's National Doughnut Day. UPDATE: Homer Simpson Weighs In. Seriously.

    No specials on bacon doughnuts? Anyone?​UPDATE 1:53 p.m.: We called FOX Broadcasting Company to see if Homer Simpson wanted to weigh in. We got a response. This is what Homer (THE Homer Simpson) had to say:"In honor of National Donut Day I will take a moment to remember all the brave donuts that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2011

    A Really Long Walk for Doughnuts and Toast in Bangkok

    ​Hello from Bangkok. I'm on a four-country work jaunt for the next three weeks, so no Dallas Walk the Wok, but you'll be hearing all about what's giving me gastrointestinal problems in Asia! After a 24-hour stop in Ho Chi Minh City to meet up with my mom, the first leg of our duties is in Ban ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2010

    The 10 Crazy Fast Food and Chain Restaurant Releases of 2010

    KFCIt's real, oh GOD, it's real.​On April 12, 2010 a new product was released by KFC. It began as an April Fools' Day press release. A joke, people thought, it must be a joke. The nation denied its existence. Then the billboards came, and somewhere, deep into the bowels of YouTube, a commerc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2010

    Good Morning, Here's a Sausage Pancake Bite

    GothamistOnly 300 calories for three "bites"!​ Commuters on their way into Dallas from Plano (or Garland or Frisco) can now add a to-go snack to their morning diet: Sausage Pancake Bites at Dunkin' Donuts! It is, as you may have guessed, exactly what it sounds like. Little pancake-ball "Meat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2010

    Just Because Dunkin' Donuts Sells A Boatload of Coffee, Doesn't Mean Roasted Has to Like It

    Photos By Daniel Rodrigue​About two weeks back, Roasted was knee-deep in a mostly interesting coffee-biz conversation between an area coffee roaster and the owner of a local coffee shop when the two started talking about the coffee at Dunkin Donuts. And that's when a realization of apparently epi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2009

    Hash Over: 25-Cent Coffee, Wine Dinners, And Celebrity Chef Tours

    "Let me be clear. We want change--if we give you a dollar for a cup of coffee at Dunkin' Donuts!"​Even though it makes no difference to most City of Ate readers, Dunkin' Donuts coffee is the official coffee of the Dallas Cowboys and the new stadium. To promote the partnership, participating DFW lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2009

    Pairing Off: Dunkin' Donuts

    Patrick Michels​Each week, Pairing Off attempts to find just the right bottle of wine to go with ordinary food.Back in 1982 I took off with a friend on summer long road trip up and down the east coast, from Montreal to Atlanta and many, many points in between.It was a good trip. We walked the rout ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2009

    Food For Thought 3.20.09

    "Dunkin' Donuts has always appealed to the 'Everyday Joe.' We really appeal to a broader psychographic and not so much a demographic--everyone from a company CEO to a construction worker." (Casey Corrigan, spokeswoman for the doughnut chain, on the continued popularity of their coffee. While Starbuc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2008
  • Dining

    October 2, 2008

    Time to Make the Doughnuts

    Zales Corp. smells sweet success in expanding Dunkin' Donuts

  • News

    July 12, 2007

    Boy Blunder

    Is baseball's youngest general manager man enough to rebuild the Rangers?

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2007

    Dunkin' Donuts Back in Dallas? That's So Last Year's News.

    You see this story in The Dallas Morning News yesterday, about the fact Dunkin' Donuts plans on opening up to 125 locations in the area as soon as it can get off its jelly-filled ass? Well, like, that's all well and good; dunno if they're going after the Starbucks crowd, as Dallas' Only Daily insist ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2006

    Dunkin' Dallas

    Have trouble finding a Dunkin' Donuts in Dallas. Give it a while. You're about to see one on every block. Oh. Joy. In its effort to take down Starbucks as the nation's provider of overpriced coffee, Dunkin' Donuts has decided to expand from 4,400 to 15,000 stores across the U.S., which would make it ... More >>

  • Music

    May 25, 2006

    No Reservations

    Change is on the menu for Pretty Girls Make Graves

  • Culture

    October 27, 2005

    Duchamping at the Bit

    Two shows say Dada and take wobbly baby steps into absurdist comedy

  • Dining

    February 8, 2001

    The Hole Truth

    Doughnut chains barely glaze the Dallas market

  • Film

    November 16, 2000

    Well Dunne

    The Deep Ellum Film Festival returns, suffering from the Terrific Twos

  • News

    January 15, 1998


    Vance Miller lives in a Highland Park mansion, carries weight in the GOP, and parties with high society. He owes you, the taxpayer, $26 million, and he ain't paying.