• NY Post // Sugar Factory expanding on Broadway this summer

    Sugar Factory keeps getting sweeter. Popularized by celebs like Drake and the Kardashian clan, the chain that offers Giggles Snickers Milkshakes and cocktails in 60-ounce goblets will open a new Sugar Factory Artisanal Doughnut and Coffee Bar at 1991 Broadway this summer — and it is planning a rollout of more of these stand-alone doughnut-coffee bars. Sugar Factory is also scouting new locations to open in New York, in addition to debuting ...
  • Eater Miami // 10 Miami Chefs You Should Be Following on Instagram

    You probably know him best from his days at The Salty Donut, but Chef Max Santiago has been giving us Instagram pastry envy for way longer than that. He’s been in hotel kitchens all over the city and is currently consulting at a few spots including the new Cinebistro in Doral. His decadent dessert filled Instagram has been rocking our world for years, and while we loved watching what doughnuts were debuting each week we can’t wait to see ...
  • Chat Chow TV / Max Santiago Bourbon Month

    Max Santiago / The Salty Donut / Bourbon Month from Chat Chow TV on Vimeo. The only thing better than celebrating bourbon month with your favorite classic bourbon cocktails is celebrating bourbon month with donut holes spiked with your favorite classic bourbon cocktails, which is why we’ve joined forces with Miami’s first craft donut shop The Salty Donut to bring our favorite boozy holiday to sweet life and because, well, who doesn’t love ...
  • Miami New Times // The Salty Donut Opens Permanent Wynwood Store This Saturday With Free Doughnuts

    The Salty Donut Opens Permanent Wynwood Store The time has finally come. The Salty Donut, Miami's first artisanal doughnut shop, will open the doors to its long-awaited permanent location this Saturday, December 3, at 8 a.m. The storefront, located at 50 NW 24th St. inside the Wynwood Arcade, comes after nearly a year of weekend pop-ups — both inside an abandoned courtyard across from the new brick-and-mortar and a beachside setup at the ...
  • Miami New Times // Doughnut Shops Are the New South Florida Sensation

    Inside an ordinary bleach-white warehouse in Little Haiti, three aproned workers covered in flour carefully line up warm batches of freshly fried dough.  Anna Davis, a 29-year-old blonde with wide ocean-blue eyes, nervously stands over a silver tray of 24 doughnuts. Her trembling right hand hovers a centimeter from a pastry topped with a mountain of vegan coconut-chocolate ganache. She delicately lowers a quarter-size baked banana chip onto ...
  • Miami New Times // The Salty Donut Wins Cooking Channel’s Sugar Showdown

    Chef Max Santiago from The Salty Donut Wins Cooking Channel's Sugar Showdown It's been nearly a year since the Salty Donut captured the hearts and bellies of Miamians. Now the shop is attracting more than just the Magic City's denizens. Last Wednesday, September 14, the craft doughnut shop took home first place on Cooking Channel's Sugar Showdown. This weekend, the Salty Donut's winning creation will be available at both its Wynwood and ...
  • South Florida // Salty Donut Chef’s sweet win on ‘Sugar Showdown’

    The moment came down to Max Santiago's cannoli doughnut and a competitor's caprese doughnut. But on the Italian-themed episode of "Sugar Showdown" on the Cooking Channel on Wednesday, Sept. 14, it was Santiago, a Miami pastry chef, who took home the dough. Santiago, one of three partners at gourmet doughnut shop Salty Donut, won $10,000 on the program's Season 2 premiere, an "Iron Chef"-style competition in which contestants must make sweet ...
  • Eater Miami // The Ultimate Miami Nutella Guide

    There can never just be one Nutella donut. Ranked #5 in the U.S., The Salty Donut is home to Instagram's favorite donuts, including the bite-size spiked donut holes filled with watermelon, piña colada and, of course, Nutella. Pictured below is the 24 hour raised brioche Nutella-filled donut topped with crushed hazelnuts. [read more at eater.miami.com]
  • Forbes // 7 Dazzling Doughnut Shops in Miami

    The Salty Donut The Salty Donut pop-up shop in Wynwood is all about “small batches, big smiles.” Here you’ll find doughnuts made from fresh ingredients, all assembled in house — from the fillings, glazes and jams to the dough and compotes. Standout items include a cream-cheese-glazed doughnut with guava and cream cheese filling; a bacon doughnut with a porter reduction and maple glaze; and Tahitian vanilla bean doughnut holes with a ...
  • Zagat // 10 Hits and Misses of the Year (So Far) in Miami

    Hit: The Salty Donut When this Wynwood pop-up opened earlier this year, it signaled a changing tide in how locals look at craft donuts. The weekend-only food truck is known for its decadent artisanal flavors (like maple bacon and Key lime pie) and outrageously long lines. There's a new pop-up location at the Confidante Hotel in South Beach and a brick-and-mortar location in the works. [read more zagat.com]