Voodoo Donuts OOR

Voodoo Donuts OOR

Voodoo Donuts

The recipe for these gourmet donuts is called a "voodoo donut" or a "bayou voodoo donut".

Voodo Dought

Candy- and sugar cereal-covered doughnuts, slathered in colorful frosting, filled with flavored creams and bestowed with clever names — it’s the kind of inspiration that might strike after a few cocktails (and that you might lose track of before the matching hangover set in). But Voodoo Doughnut, dreamed up by Kenneth “Cat Daddy” Pogson and Richard “Tres” Shannon while they tubed and boozed their way down Oregon’s Sandy River one summer day, is an unforgettable Portland experience that has sold millions of wacky snacks since opening their landmark downtown Portland location in December 2003. Since then, the company has opened other locations in Portland, Eugene, Austin, Orlando, Hollywood and Denver, with further plans to expand internationally — but none have the same magic as the original. (Source: m))If there was ever a business that captured the kooky essence of Portland, it's Voodoo. From the belly of two locations, sweet-fingered magicians concoct what might best be described as avant-garde doughnuts: when Voodoo first opened, it offered doughnuts glazed with NyQuil and dusted with Pepto-Bismol — until the health department put the kibosh on them. Lest that sound unappetizing, please know that Voodoo's other offerings are actually quite delicious. The namesake Voodoo Doughnut is shaped like a voodoo doll and oozes blood red jelly, while the official city doughnut, the googly-eyed Portland Crème, kicks Boston's keister. Also, if you want to get married (legally or not), Voodoo is more than happy to provide that service. (Source:

In 2003, Voodoo Doughnut became the brainchild of Kenneth "Cat Daddy" Pogson and Tres Shannon who plotted "world doughnut domination." As longtime friends, they decided to begin their conquests after opening the only doughnut shop in downtown Portland. It was an entrepreneurial venture that synthesized high caliber hospitality and their trademark D.I.Y. brand of show business, according to their website. (



Related Articles