Dunkin' Donuts jumps the shark for Shark Week
Dunkin' Donuts has jumped the shark. Last year at this time, two spots were duking it out to be the first new Dunkin' Donuts store to open in metro Denver in decades. (The Broadway location won by a few hours.) And now, with doughnut joints popping up all over town, Dunkin' is rolling out Shark Week models to celebrate the show's return to the Discovery Channel on Sunday.
See also: Dueling Dunkin' Donuts stores open today
Want to get in the swim? The Shark Tank doughnuts are available at all local stores; Dunkin' Donuts is asking people to "Take a Bite, Take a Pic," and share selfies on Twitter or Instagram using #DDSharkWeek, for a chance to win prizes ranging from a $100 Dunkin Donuts Card to a Shark Week Prize Pack.
On "Shark After Dark," Shark Week host Josh Wolf will be encouraging viewers to vote for the "Dunkin' Bite of the Nite" -- with winning photos to be featured on the show, and maybe even a Times Square billboard.
Deadline for all entries is 5 a.m. Thursday, August 14. Find more information at sharkweek.com/dunkin.
Get the Dining Newsletter
The week's top local food news and events, plus interviews with chefs and restaurant owners, dining tips, and a peek at our print review.