Voodoo Doughnuts at CityWalk LA is finally officially open and we were invited to check out the grand opening media event and of course sample some of the amazing donuts and coffee.
This was probably our 4th or 5th visit to Voodoo since it opened awhile back and at this rate it's safe to say we've tried about 75% of their donuts. The shop is the PERFECT fit for CityWalk as it fits the style of the entire area and if the long lines are any indication we aren't alone in our feelings.
Written by Gregg Condon
Good things DO come in pink boxes
A peek inside shows a lot of awesome Voodoo Merchandise
Even a doughnut coffin for those awesome Halloween events
Hard at work preparing donuts for all
Voodoo Doughnut founders Kenneth “Cat Daddy” Pogson and Tres Shannon
Really wish I could pull off that hat. =)
Some of the aftermath of our doughnut eating fun.
Thanks to Universal for having us out, some additional info on Voodoo Doughnuts is below. We can't wait to try more doughnuts soon!!
Voodoo Doughnut Casts a Spell on Universal CityWalk with the Opening of its First-Ever California Location
Stumptown Coffee, the Perfect Complement to a Voodoo Doughnut, Also Brewed at the Location in Exclusive Pink Espresso Machine
Universal City, June 1, 2017 – Good things come in pink boxes is Voodoo Doughnut’s mantra as the irreverent, world famous pastry shop sweetens up Universal CityWalk with its first-ever California location, situated adjacent to Universal Studios Hollywood, The Entertainment Capital of L.A.
Voodoo Doughnut at Universal CityWalk is now open.
“We are beyond thrilled to open Voodoo Doughnut at Universal CityWalk and share our menu of fabulous doughnuts with the world at the top entertainment destination in Los Angeles,” said Voodoo Doughnut founder, Kenneth “Cat Daddy” Pogson.
“The arrival of Voodoo Doughnut to Universal CityWalk coincides with the destination’s ongoing revitalization,” said Karen Irwin, President and COO, Universal Studios Hollywood. “Their unique brand and delicious signature one-of-a-kind doughnuts is the perfect complement to CityWalk’s over-the-top vibrancy.”
Hailing originally from Portland, Oregon by founders Kenneth “Cat Daddy” Pogson and Tres Shannon, the new L.A. pastry shop serves a range of 60 eclectic doughnuts, including vegan options and the Hollywood Cream, created for Universal CityWalk.
A variety of scrumptious flavored doughnuts are available, such as Grape Ape, Mango Tango, the Voodoo Bubble and Bacon Maple Bar as well as their iconic Voodoo Doll. A popular take-out option, Voodoo Doughnuts are served in signature pink boxes or in a custom-made wooden coffin.
The new location also features another Portland specialty: Stumptown coffee, which brews regularly from the first-ever pink Stumptown espresso machine located exclusively at Universal CityWalk’s Voodoo Doughnut.
Keeping with their longstanding tradition, Voodoo Doughnut helps celebrate marital bliss by hosting weddings ceremonies, complete with a doughnut and coffee catered reception.
The new Voodoo Doughnut shop finds its sweet spot at the inimitable Universal CityWalk, located near the “5 Towers” outdoor concert stage and adjacent to Universal Cinema, which recently completed a multi-million dollar renovation and features deluxe recliner seating.
Voodoo Doughnut has expanded to multiple U.S. cities in Eugene, Ore., Denver, Colo., and Austin, Texas. The CityWalk location marks their first California establishment.
More information about Universal CityWalk is available at www.CityWalkHollywood.com. Regular updates also can be found on CityWalk’s Twitter @CityWalkLA, Facebook page Universal CityWalk Hollywood and Instagram @CityWalkLA.
Universal Studios Hollywood is The Entertainment Capital of L.A. and includes a full-day, movie-based theme park and Studio Tour. As a leading global entertainment destination, Universal Studios Hollywood delivers highly themed immersive lands that translate to real-life interpretations of iconic movie and television shows. Recent additions include “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™” which features a bustling Hogsmeade village and such critically-acclaimed rides as “Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey” and “Flight of the Hippogriff™,” Universal Studios Hollywood’s first outdoor roller coaster. Other immersive lands include “Despicable Me Minion Mayhem” and “Super Silly Fun Land” as well as “Springfield,” hometown of America’s favorite TV family, located adjacent to the award-winning “The Simpsons RideTM” and the “The Walking Dead” daytime attraction. The world-renowned Studio Tour is Universal Studios Hollywood’s signature attraction, inviting guests behind-the-scenes of the world’s biggest and busiest movie and television studio where they can also experience such authentic and immersive thrill rides as “Fast & Furious—Supercharged.” The adjacent Universal CityWalk entertainment, shopping and dining complex also includes the all-new multi-million dollar, completely redesigned Universal Cinema, featuring deluxe recliner seating in screening room quality theatres, and the “5 Towers” state-of-the-art outdoor concert stage.