I have nothing whatsoever in common with Homer Simpson, with one important exception: donuts.
Granted, the prospect of biting into a tender, sweet, and perfectly cooked donut doesn't literally have me drooling, like television's famous cartoon paterfamilias, but I almost did just that at Donut Bar in downtown Las Vegas.
Opened in 2016, it's the first offshoot of San Diego's Donut Bar outside that California city. And for those of you who don't follow donut news, I can dutifully report that since the original Donut Bar debuted in 2013, it has been proclaimed among the country's best donut shops by a baker's dozen of media outlets that include USA Today, Thrillist and MSN.
It's easy to see (and taste) why. Their treats use quality ingredients, are cooked overnight, and often are sold out by noon. And when they're gone, they're gone. (Insider tip: If you want a dozen or more and tend to sleep late, you can pre-order online between 3 and 9 p.m. the day before.)