Everyone runs to Cofax for their breakfast burrito (don’t get us wrong, they’re incredible), but we’re all about Nicole Rucker’s donuts. This superwoman and former Gjusta pastry chef prepares her little donuts every morning at dawn. While the light-blue Marzocco is humming and grinding (Stumptown Coffee, of course), we hesitate between honey and salt, Compartes glaze, vanilla and sprinkles… Next time, instead of rushing on the burrito, treat yourself to a donut. They are the best in Los Angeles. There, we said it.

Address: 440 N Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036

Opening hours: Monday-Friday 7AM-5PM, Saturday-Sunday 7AM-6PM

Menu: cofaxcoffee.com

Reservations: No reservations

Style: Pastries

Price: Burrito $6.50, Donut $3

Neighborhood: West Hollywood

Best for: Breakfast, Snack