Remember All The Great Donuts That Built This Nation With Free Donuts Today

Remember All The Great Donuts That Built This Nation With Free Donuts Today

We know that Friday is usually a time for upbeat thoughts as consumers’ minds turn toward frivolous weekend activities — coating the Slip’N Slide with cherry marmalade, improving your speed-run time on Half Life 2, perfecting your homebrew oxycodone recipe — but today, National Donut Day, we should all remember to pause to remember, and perhaps shed a tear, all those donuts that have perished to get us to this point. And then get free donuts while they last. [More]

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Man Buys Coffee For 500 Tim Hortons Customers Because That’s What Happens In Canada

Update: Okay there definitely is some kind of love bug in Canadian water. After a man in Calgary heard about the fellow below who bought 500 coffees for the next customers, he went out and did the same darn thing. Apologies if I get a bit gushy here about there being hope for humanity after all, it’s just so nice. [More]

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Tim Hortons Customer Pays For Stranger’s Coffee, Others Pay It Forward For 228 Orders

We’ve always thought of the Canadians as a warm, friendly people, and now a bunch of Tim Hortons customers are proving just that: The chain started Random Cups of Kindness this holiday season, where it would pay the tab of random guests. But it didn’t stop there, after a whole slew of customers kept up the festive spirit by returning the favor for their fellow coffee drinkers. [More]

Tim Hortons Coffee Pods Hitting A Kitchen Near You In Deal With Kraft

Tim Hortons Coffee Pods Hitting A Kitchen Near You In Deal With Kraft

Tim Hortons is brewing up a scheme to boost its sales and up the amount of its coffee you’re able to guzzle on a daily basis. The Canadian company has hooked up with Kraft’s Tassimo single-cup coffee makers and will be offering pods (known as T-discs) of its coffee for consumption at your leisure. [More]

It's National Doughnut Day, So Get Your (Possibly) Free Doughnuts

It's National Doughnut Day, So Get Your (Possibly) Free Doughnuts

It’s the first Friday in June, which all good Americans know means it’s National Doughnut Day. So it’s time to score some free grub, though possibly with a catch or two. [More]

No More Burger King Or Dairy Queen For Soldiers In Afghanistan

No More Burger King Or Dairy Queen For Soldiers In Afghanistan

Because the last thing a soldier stationed thousands of miles away fighting the Taliban should want is a taste of home, the U.S. military is axing several fast food vendors from their bases in Afghanistan. [More]

Customer Banned For Life From Tim Hortons For Complaining About Coffee

Customer Banned For Life From Tim Hortons For Complaining About Coffee

According to various news sources in Canada, a man in New Brunswick has been banned for life from both of his local Tim Hortons coffee/donut shops after complaining a few times too many about the burnt taste of the chain’s decaf. Now he makes his own coffee at home, which is probably just as well for everyone involved. [More]

http://consumerist.com/2009/07/13/tim-hortons-a-canadian-doughnut/

Tim Horton’s a Canadian doughnut place that, I’m told, is awesome. The chain opened 12 locations in NYC today, prompting excited people to email us about it. Example: “Tim Hortons is in NYC! Tim Horton’s takes Manhattan! Exciting! Let’s tell the world!” The world has now been told, but help us out here — what should New Yorkers order on their first trip to Tim Horton’s? [Tim Horton's] (Thanks, Dave!)

Man On Scooter Denied Drive-Through Coffee Service

Man On Scooter Denied Drive-Through Coffee Service

Here’s pretty much the same story about a customer on a motorized scooter not being allowed to use the drive through, this time at a Tim Hortons coffee establishment in Nova Scotia. He’s not going to sue, but plans to appeal to Nova Scotia‘s Human Rights Commission.

Tim Horton's Fires Single Mom For Giving A Free Donut Hole To A Baby

Tim Horton's Fires Single Mom For Giving A Free Donut Hole To A Baby

We pause this blog to bring you a message from Canada: A single mother has been fired by the iconic Canadian donut chain Tim Horton’s for giving a free donut hole to a fussy baby. The chain said the worker was caught on video “stealing” the donut hole, which, in the mysterious Canadian language, is apparently called a “Timbit” and looks freaking delicious. Reader Chris, who alerted us to this story, explains: “It’s important to understand that Tim Horton’s is a Canadian national icon. That makes this story so much sadder.”