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Donuts around the clock

on November 19, 2010

Andy’s Donuts, a longstanding establishment in Richmond, serves a variety of delicious donuts to customers 24 hours a day. During an all-night visit, the mystery of donut-making and the characters the restaurant attracts were revealed in fried glory.


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  2. veronica on November 20, 2010 at 10:35 am

    Great job guys!

  3. Teresa Chin on November 20, 2010 at 1:43 pm

    Great video! Beautiful images and a delicious topic. I wonder if they also make old fashioned doughnuts there! Mmmm.

  4. Lydia on November 20, 2010 at 4:47 pm

    I love this piece. Great main character and I love how you go from her to the process to a customer and then return to the process. I want a donut! Best, Lydia

  5. John Marquez on November 21, 2010 at 10:43 am

    When I was working my way through College in the ’60s, I had a motor-paper-route throughout El Sobrante. After my early morning deliveries on Saturdays and Sundays, my two sons and I stopped at the El Sobrante Andy’s Donut Shop (no longer there), and would have hot chocolate and donuts. What a treat for us. That’s why I continue to stop at Andy’s now as much as I can.

    • Anne Brice on November 21, 2010 at 1:21 pm

      Mr. Marquez,

      What a wonderful story. Thank you so much for sharing it. Mark and I felt really lucky to have the opportunity to visit the shop.

  6. Mimi Chakarova on November 24, 2010 at 11:07 am

    Wonderful job! And it has the Bob Calo editing sensibility. Not only do you have an amazing character but the way you shot the piece, to include the customers and the making of the donuts, frames this profile beautifully.

  7. Mimi Chakarova on November 24, 2010 at 11:09 am

    p.s. An idea for your next piece — profile the people who come into the donut shop after midnight.

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