Donutella Combines Two of Life’s Great Indulgences
Germin Agayby drew on her children’s two passions—donuts and Nutella—opening the Donutella dessert shop at Encino Town Center.
- CategoryEat & Drink
- Written byJoshua Lurie
Cartoon children wait with mouths agape to gobble up donuts raining from the sky. These kids are painted on glass and greet customers entering Donutella, a dessert shop that Germin Agayby debuted at Encino Town Center at the end of April.
Germin previously ran a child home daycare and was inspired to open a dessert shop by her kids’ love for donuts and Nutella. Her signature item is naturally the “donutella,” featuring a raised donut sliced open and filled with Nutella before being topped with more Nutella and chocolate sprinkles.
Donutella also sells mini-donuts lashed with Nutella and dusted with powdered sugar and a wide variety of house-made gelato flavors. Other treats include gelato waffles and nonalcoholic drinks that revolve around coffee, tea or boba.
The space features stainless steel tables, white-and-black checked tile floor, a green wall-mounted menu and a logo that depicts a donut ring that’s missing a bite.
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