Hot Donuts + Fried Chicken

donuts, where to buy donuts, philadelphia, philly, federal donuts store Anyone who knows me well knows that I have a major sweet tooth. When my friend suggested that we have hot donuts and fried chicken for breakfast on our first morning in Philly, you should have seen my eyes light up.

donuts, where to buy donuts, philadelphia, philly, federal donuts store donuts, where to buy donuts, philadelphia, philly, federal donuts store So we hopped in the car and drove to Federal Donuts. Can I just say- this place is awesome! First of all, when I say hot donuts, I mean piping hot, fresh out of the oven, delicious donuts. We tried a few different flavors- lavender vanilla, spiced, and cinnamon sugar- and they were all scrumptious. They also have glazed options that I’ll have to go back and try next time.

donuts, where to buy donuts, philadelphia, philly, federal donuts store, cinnamon sugar donut donuts, where to buy donuts, philadelphia, philly, federal donuts store The people at this store are so friendly and threw in an extra donut with our order. Before our chicken was even ready, we’d pretty much demolished those donuts.

Oh boy, that chicken. You can order different dry rubs or glazes with your chicken, so we decided to try the coconut curry rub with the honey ginger glaze. It was good, really really good. One of my friends said it may be the best fried chicken she’s ever eaten. Federal Donuts- you had me at “donuts and chicken.” See you next time I’m in Philly!

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  • sartorialsidelines

    I don’t have much of a sweet tooth but the idea of hot donuts is sort of making my mouth water…

    Courtney ~ Sartorial Sidelines

    • Mine too, mine too. It’s probably a good thing this place is in Philly, otherwise I’d be there all the time!

  • looks like an amazing place. i sure do love doughnuts too!

    • Yes, they’re so delish! I can’t see how you would not like them! ;)

  • Federal Donuts is awesome! Glad to hear you enjoyed it too. I live super close to one of their locations in Philly.

    • That place is great! That’s awesome (and probably dangerous) that you live so close to one! :)

  • Now my mouth is watering! Hot donuts and fried chicken? Sign me up!
    ~Sara

    • Wish I could send an order of hot donuts + fried chicken to everyone! :)

  • Oh I want to have a bite! Yum!

    • So yummy! I highly recommend it if you’re ever in Philly!

  • What a great concept for a restaurant – I would love to have a real doughnut for a change, and the chicken sounds amazing!

    • Yes, the menu is simple but the items are extra delicious. Wish they had an NYC location too!

  • donuts and fried chicken?! oh my gosh, that’s about enough of a reason to visit philly right there :) really gorgeous photos too by the way!

    • Thanks so much Molly! I agree, from now on, I’m going to try to go there every time I’m in Philly!

  • Jenmarie

    Whoa, hot donuts sound so amazing and I would never guess that eating it with fried chicken would be tasty. Definitely a nice treat, I’m sure! I’d love to try it though I’m afraid to fall too much in love. Ha!
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    • Yes, I’d heard of fried chicken and waffles, but not fried chicken and hot donuts! It was so tasty, but you’re right, very dangerous- I’m still thinking about it a week later! :)