Thursday October 31, 2013 | 04:16 PM

Photo: Facebook/Holy Donut

Heaven help us ... what may be Portland's best donuts are now within much-too-easy walking distance of the Press Herald office.  The Holy Donut #2 opened this morning at 7 Exchange St.

Seriously, though, it's a good thing for owner Leigh Kellis and a GREAT thing for the Old Port, which was previously lacking in bakeries. Specifically, bakeries serving Maine potato donuts in flavors like mojito, chocolate sea salt and sweet-potato ginger.

Some new items at the Old Port location are espresso and raised jelly donuts with Maine blueberry jam (above).

I'll see you there ...

About the Author

Meredith Goad has harvested oysters on the Chesapeake Bay, eaten reindeer in Finland and sipped hot chai in the Himalayas. She writes the weekly Soup to Nuts column and enjoys a good cocktail.

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