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Glory Hole Doughnuts gives a whole new meaning to gay sex in Toronto

By Michel F. Paré
Posted Feb 24, 2012 in Food
Glory Hole Doughnuts, who knew there was this munchie goodness in Toronto with unusual names; fried chicken & waffles, S’mores and maple bacon to name a few. They all started with humble beginnings as a dollop of dough fried in vegetable oil and sprinkled with white sugar and now exist as a hidden gem that few people know about in Toronto Ontario.
I think Toronto must be the doughnut capital of the world, with new shops springing up every month. It is no longer coffee and donuts, as coffee prices have gone through the roof. Now your asked, what kind of tea would you like. Tea is good and the price is right.
Glory Holes ((also spelled gloryhole and glory-hole) ) as every gay man knows is a hole in a wall, or other partition, often between public lavatory stalls or adult video arcade booths for people to engage in sexual activity or observe the person in the next cubicle while one or both parties masturbate.[1] The partition maintains anonymity. Body parts including fingers, tongue and penis may be used for anonymous oral, vaginal and/or anal intercourse.
I had a friend who called it Maintenance, frequenting places like Islington subway station and College Park washrooms, until he got caught in a stall at Kipling Station many years ago and was slapped with a small fine. He told me most of his anonymous customers were married men, not gay men. We would sit on the patio of the former Future Shop bakery near Runnymede Road. He would smile and chuckle, as a married man would walk by with wife and kids in tow and say there goes a Moment, I just did at him in a High Park washrooms. Moments was his keyword for glory holers.
Upscale doughnuts, with fresh ingredients and imaginative toppings, are already common in the United States, but Glory Hole Doughnuts owner Ashley Jacot De Boinod, a former pastry chef at Buca, began making doughnuts for the love of it, not to follow a trend. She likely doesn't have a clue, what the real meaning of Gloryhole is to the gay community.
Chef Jacot De Boinod has open two new places in Toronto; Thor Espresso Bar at 35 Bathurst st. and The Burger Bar, 319 Augusta Avenue in Kensignton Market. Both locations are in Gay Toronto's Queer West Village.
She sells Glory Hole doughnuts by the dozen, delivered hot and fresh to your door. At the moment They require 3 days notification for orders, Please note that we are only able to accept cash or cheque. Debit and credit card coming soon! We would also like to mention that we are NOT a nut free kitchen. Choose up to 4 flavours for single dozen orders. Please contact us for delivery boundaries. They would also like you to note that doughnuts are similar to croissants, in that they are best when eaten right away.
If your a visitor in Toronto have some fun visiting a Glory Hole Doughnuts near you. Better still email or your order from Chef De Boinod at tel: 416 420 5169 email:
Update May 24, 2012
Fans of Glory Hole Doughnuts have reason to rejoice. “Doughnut Ninja” Ashley Jacot De Boinod has, after months of searching, found a permanent home for her business, at 1596 Queen St. West, in Parkdale.
Will she be sponsoring the Toronto Queer Arts Festival in August 2012? I sure hope so I'll be on my knees for her Glory Hole Doughnuts in the meantime.