The controversy goes beyond whether you spell it donut or doughnut. The fact is, many people are passionate about their favorite fried dough confectionery.
NBC Chicago wants to know: Who in Chicago bakes and sells the best?
Friday is National Donut Day, a hold-over from the Doughnut Day event created by The Salvation Army in 1938. During World War I, officers from The Salvation Army went to Europe to meet with soldiers and serve them doughnuts.