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Three spots for doughnut lovers 

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Dat Donut
8251 S. Cottage Grove
datdonut.com

This Chatham spot rolls out handmade doughnuts seven days a week and almost 24 hours a day—it briefly closes at 5 PM on Sunday. Next month Dat Donuts celebrates its 20th anniversary, which means thousands of doughnut purists have made the pilgrimage for the shop's mammoth-size Big Dat.

Do-Rite Donuts
50 W. Randolph
doritedonuts.com

Do-Rite's Loop location is no more than a counter and a wall of doughnuts behind it. If you're looking to make a meal of a doughnut, try the pistachio-Meyer lemon; the handfuls of toasted pistachios on top might make you feel less guilty.

Somethin' Sweet Donuts
5112 W. Fullerton
facebook.com/SomethinSweetDonuts

This unassuming shop also sells smoothies, sandwiches, and hot dogs, but don't let the hodgepodge menu fool you; Somethin' Sweet's plump and light doughnuts are the focus. The glazed blueberry has a bold sweet kick that lingered after I left the place.

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