MAY 29, 2018

The 10 Best Donut Shops in Chicago

Once only open on weekends, popularity has necessitated more access to these yeasty wonders in North Evanston. Flavors rotate every two weeks, but favorites include the fanciful Fruity Pebbles, rich Nutella- or Lemon Curd-Filled, and the deep, dark Chocolate Ganache. read more…


MARCH 20, 2018

Meet Joe Krouse of DB3 Donuts in Evanston

Today we’d like to introduce you to Joe Krouse.

Joe, please share your story with us. How did you get to where you are today?
I grew up in the suburbs of Chicago (Northbrook and Lake Forest) and graduated from the University of Michigan in 1993. I spent about 5 years in the traditional workforce, focusing on marketing and business development at companies in Boston, Denver and Chicago. read more…


MAY 20, 2017

Fresh, Weekend Donuts in Evanston

If you are going to have a donut, why not make it a fresh one? That philosophy is the guiding principle of DB3 Donuts, a small donut shop in Evanston.

“Our goal is to be the freshest donut you will ever have,” Robert LaPata, one of the owners of DB3 Donuts told DailyNorthShore. read more…


MAY 14, 2017

DB3 Donuts Delivers Fresh Flavors to Evanston

Gourmet donuts: These circular disks of fried dough are all the buzz in the foodie world. With creative flavors that prove funky-yet-delightful (think maple bacon donut), gourmet donut shops impress taste buds while boosting Instagram-feeds. DB3 Donuts, located in Evanston, does just that. read more…


MAY 26, 2016

Gourmet Donut Shop Now Open on Central Street

DB3 Donuts, the first gourmet donut shop to open in Evanston, will celebrate its addition to the community with a grand opening ceremony on Saturday.

A celebration and “official” grand opening is planned for Saturday, May 28 at 9:30 a.m. The business had a soft opening in April. read more…


APRIL 19, 2016

New in Town: DB3 Donuts in Evanston

The whole food world has gone artisanal-donut crazy, and now Evanston has its first gourmet shop devoted to these delicious circular wonders. The only catch? It’s only open on weekends. DB3 Donuts opened in early April next to its parent restaurant, the neighborhood fave Ten Mile House.

Owners Robert LaPataJoe Krouse and Fred Gale have another hit on their hands with this tasty spin-off.  read more…


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