Apparently, partners Michael Solomonov and Steve Cook just don’t know when to stop.
Which is good, because, as a proponent of the too-much-of-a-good-thing-is-never-enough school, I personally think there should be as many Federal Donuts locations as there are Dunkin’ Donuts locations–meaning one every six blocks or so. And it seems that Cook and Solo feel the same way because, in this morning’s Laban interview with the partners, Solomonov described his vision for the future of Federal Donuts:
“I just want to get big enough,” says the chef, who also co-owns Zahav, “where we can have delivery guys in chicken suits scooting around town on mopeds fueled by recycled fryer oil. How awesome would that be?”
That would be precisely super-awesome, actually. As a matter of fact, I am four-square in favor of anything that involves people in animal costumes rolling around town on scooters, motorcycles, tricycles, whatever. And the fact that these chicken-suited heroes would also be carrying delicious fried chicken and donuts to people in need? Well that’s just better.
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