The Beat Cop’s Guide to the conclusion of the Donut Olympics

Bob Sirott

Old Fashioned Donuts (L) and Allegretti’s Bakery (R)

Lieutenant David Haynes, a police officer who works on the North Side of the city, made his weekly visit to the WGN Radio studios and the Bob Sirott Morning Show. Lt. Haynes, who co-authored “The Beat Cop’s Guide to Chicago Eats,’ reviewed Tacotlán, a Mexican-style restaurant, specializing in birria, located at 4312 W Fullerton Ave. In the second segment, after weeks of tasting and judging, Lt. Haynes crowns Allegretti’s Bakery, located at 7717 W Lawrence Ave in Norridge, the winner of the Donut Olympics! Lt. Haynes also shares the restaurants he’s most excited to visit in 2022.

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