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Cool Coffee Shop of the Week
Da Vinci’s Donuts
Who are the founders?
Melissa Rudd and her husband
Where did it start?
In Alpharetta, GA, at 131 S. Main Street next to the intersection of Old Milton Pkwy and South main Street
How many locations are there now?
5 locations total; one at 131 S. Main Street in Alpharetta, one at 5610 Glenridge Drive in Sandy Springs, one at 3393 Peachtree Road in front of Lenox Square Mall in Buckhead, one at 3120 Old Mathis Airport Pkwy, in Suwanee, and one at 145 Dawson Forest Road in Dawsonville
What’s unique about this place?
Melissa has brought self-taught cooking skills, an Italian heritage that involved making donuts with her mother, creativity, and a love for donuts that has turned donut making into a masterpiece
Also, the Lenox Square location is a recycled shipping container
What kind of donuts and coffee do they serve?
The donuts are cake-based, made fresh on site, smaller in size than the typical donut, hand-dipped at the counter, and covered with various great toppings and with 20 unique flavors such as French toast, maple bacon, salted caramel, cannoli, chocolate
Oreo, caramel crunch, caramel pie, and cassata
Coffee is locally sourced and includes tea, regular coffee, latte, hot chai tea, espresso, iced coffee
Nick has extensive experience in real estate and a passion for exploring cities