SHREWSBURY: HOT COFFEE AND STICKY DONUTS

doco2PieHole stopped by DoCo for its opening Friday morning. The credit card machine wasn’t working, but the donuts and coffee were hot and ready to go. (Photo by Jim Willis. Click to enlarge)

By JIM WILLIS

morsels mediumCoffee was on when the doors opened at DoCo in Shrewsbury Village in Shrewsbury Friday morning.

PieHole stopped by for a half-dozen hot glazed donuts ($7.50).

We got the donuts to-go, and were hardly out of the parking lot before digging in. The donuts are heavier and more cake-like than your typical chain donut shop. The sweet, honey glaze was delicious but much stickier than the dry glaze, so grab some extra napkins.

The store is the second for owner DoCo owner Nick Giamakopoulos, who opened the first, in Farmingdale, little over a year ago. Unlike the Farmingdale location, this one won’t get the beans for its coffee from Red Bank’s Coffee Corral. Instead, they come from a Newark-based roaster, Shadowbrook Artisan Coffee.

Giamakopoulos tells PieHole the Shrewsbury location does, however sell Coffee Corral bagged beans – and Coffee Corral will stock DoCo’s freshly made Kronuts at its Drs. James Parker Boulevard store.