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New Donut Truck Now Serving Arlington

by ARLnow.com March 8, 2013 at 1:35 pm 2,617 22 Comments

Mama's Donut Bites truck (photo via Facebook)There’s a new food truck prowling the streets of Arlington, bringing freshly-made mini donuts to local office workers.

The new Mama’s Donut Bites truck started serving Arlington late last month. The truck is an expansion of a donut business that has been serving local farmers markets for the past year or so, according to Food Truck Fiesta. The donuts are made freshly in the truck using local ingredients, and served hot.

As reported by Food Truck Fiesta, the mini-sized donuts cost $3 for 6, $5 for 12 or $10 for 26. Coffee costs $1.50.

The donut menu rotates seasonally; past and current favors include “classic,” apple cider, pumpkin spice, dutch cocoa, blueberry and red velvet. According to the truck’s Facebook page, a free toppings bar offers:

  • Homemade Raspberry Preserves
  • Dark Chocolate Sauce
  • White Chocolate Sauce
  • Vanilla Icing
  • Caramel
  • Cinnamon-Vanilla Whipped Cream
  • Clover Honey
  • Cinnamon & Sugar
  • Powdered Sugar
  • Rainbow Sprinkles

In Arlington, the truck has thus far served Rosslyn, Ballston and Arlington Hall. The truck was supposed to travel to Rosslyn today, but reportedly had transmission problems and was instead stranded on the side of I-66.

Photo via Facebook

  • Keith

    Donuts are gross, a fatties’ delight, but having hot girls in yoga pants serving them is a stroke of genius.

    • G Clifford Prout

      Donuts = fitness food

    • KORY

      Totally bro! After a night of pounding my bros and beers and sl00tz, I need cardio and some fart bro time! Yoga pants and my fart bros are all I need. Let’s meet up bud!

    • Clarendon Bro

      Better if they were in bikinis, but i’m down with the yoges.

  • ARL

    Got a sample yesterday – delish!

  • Jessie

    I tried them back before they had a truck at the Reston Farmer’s Market, and they really are amazing! So glad they have a truck now and how lucky that they’re in Arlington.

  • HC

    Fantastic! They have been at the Falls Church and Vienna Farmers Markets as well and they make the whole place smell great. And mom and daughter are quite the fun pair. I hope they do very well.

    • Ummm…yeah

      They girl in the picture is in great shape for a donut truck.

      • Sarah

        Smelling diesel fumes all day reduces appetite.

  • novasteve

    Trucks like these must make Michael Bloomberg want to explode and ban them.

    • Tea Bagged

      Steve’s poor brain routes all thoughts through his Fox/Drudge filter first.

      It’s a coping mechanism.

      • novasteve

        So you are denying that Michael Bloomberg bans things he doesn’t approve of? It’s only Fox News or the Drudge Report misleading me into thinking he’s been banning things he doesn’t approve of? Here’s an example from the notoriously right wing huffington post http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/06/new-york-soda-ban-business-owners_n_1572714.html

        • Doug

          I think the point is, instead of seeing an innocent article about a food truck/small business owner and making a comment on the product or business model, your brain automatically goes to some political motivation. Honestly, what does Michael Bloomberg have to do with a Donut Truck in Arlington, Va? How was that relevant enough to bring up?

    • Buckingham Bandit

      Everything NovaSteve writes:

      “something someting obama/liberals/nanny state”

  • Texas Aggie 1966

    Make a $Million$ park in front of the cop station….paint it like a cop car! Marketing, Dude, Marketing!!

    • m

      Actually, paint half of it like a cop car, and half of it like a taxi, and it will become a warning against…. I don’t know, driving while on a sugar buzz or something.

  • Mmmm! Donuts!! (Hips, in the larval stage)
    I’ll take the Pumpkin Spice with Cinnamon Vanilla Whipped cream. Six of them.

    • Hippy in A-Town

      I want donuts noooooowwwwwwww!!

  • bobbytiger

    Donuts and farmers markets? Riiiight.

  • fedworker

    I hope they make enough dough to fix their transmission problem.

  • Andrew

    Isn’t it “doughnut”?

  • flyover_country

    The Falls Church Farmers Market sells a wide variety of breads and pasteries, had a booth selling coffee in bags (wonder what local farmer grew that), flowers and shrubs + a crepe station. Hard to see where selling handmade donuts falls outside the the existing rules, or proffered local farmers market intent. FWIW, there is always a line for the donuts full of kids buying donuts (who apparently have broken away from their parents supervision with a $5 bill). Without a doubt the busiest booth at the market.


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