Food addict and connoisseur of tasteful films reviews Food in Film, starring...
I used to have a t-shirt emblazoned with, "Start every morning with a smile and a donut... the smile is optional."
My mom made dreamy donuts, and I welcomed the task of shaking the deep-fried treasures inside a sugar-ladened brown paper bag. Iced donuts were my favorite, though, especially with maple-flavored icing.
As a sugarholic in recovery it's been 16 years since I've had any such pastry, yet it's oddly satisfying to see Iron Man (Robert Downey, Jr.) perched inside a giant donut, binging on donuts. He is, after all, only human.
Sir, I'm gonna have to ask you to exit the donut.
Scene: Tony Stark's donut binge (Iron Man 2, 2010)
If I ever reach a point where I can truly love (instead of abuse) such foods, maybe I can get a shirt emblazoned with, "Start every morning with a donut and a smile... the donut is optional."