Sunday, November 29, 2015

The second Federal Donuts sets its opening

Doughnuts and chicken to go Tuesday.

The second Federal Donuts sets its opening


Center City carb fans have their date and time now:

Tuesday, Oct. 2 Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 7 a.m. <move-up

Federal Donuts, the South Philly coffee, donuts-and-fried-chicken shop that's gotten national attention, will open at 1632 Sansom St.

There are 10 counter seats, making this a takeout specialist.

Menu is here.

New  doughnut flavors are promised. It will serve seven days a week from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. or until the chicken runs out. (Chicken service starts at 11 a.m.) The original location, which opened a year ago, has sold 25,000 orders of the chicken - give or take a cluck.

Doughnuts ($1.25 and $2) come in such flavors as Turkish Mocha, Strawberry-Fennel, Vanilla Spice, Mint Chocolate Cookie, Lemon Bar, Maple Bacon, Green Tea-Sesame, Spicy PB&J and Butter Pecan. 

Customers can order a half chicken or six whole wings ($9) or a whole chicken or 12 whole wings ($17) served with honey glaze donuts and Japanese pickles.

Coffee is a special blend from PT’s Coffee Roasting Co. of Topeka, Kan.

Federal Donuts is owned by chef Michael Solomonov, restaurateur Steven Cook, coffee aficionados Thomas Henneman and Bob Logue, and food-and-drink specialist Felicia D’Ambrosio.

Federal Donuts is co-owned by Solomonov, restaurateur Steven Cook, coffee aficionados Thomas Henneman and Bob Logue, and food-and-drink expert Felicia D’Ambrosio
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