Ian Kleinman with Jim Pittenger at a Molecular Donuts popup.
Ian Kleinman with Jim Pittenger at a Molecular Donuts popup.
Lori Midson

Ian Kleinman Brings Molecular Donuts 4.0 to Sunnyside Burger Bar Today

Wouldn't a nice, warm doughnut taste good right now? Ian Kleinman, known for his Inventing Room food lab and catering company, will be hosting Molecular Donuts 4.0 Highlands at Sunnyside Burger Bar from 6 to 10:30 a.m. today, and he will be back every morning through January 25.

See also: Ian Kleinman's Inventing Room wins ACF Achievement of Excellence award

This pop-up, the fourth of its kind -- Kleinman's previous doughnut pop-ups have been at Table 6, Bittersweet and Biker Jim's Gourmet Dogs -- will feature his biggest menu yet, with a molecular coffee bar, exploding whipped cream, chocolate blankets, liquid nitrogen-frozen pie crumbs and these doughnuts (each $5):

PB&J: cream, burnt peanut butter marshmallow, grape jelly caviar

Tres leches: cinnamon cream, horchata soaked-churro pieces and grilled mango

German chocolate: Coconut cream, chocolate blanket, coconut pop rocks, pecan paper

Boulder: Colorado honey marscapone, spicy granola, strawberry frozen Greek yogurt, candy mint and rose.

Lemon brûlée: cream, lemon curd, burnt lemon sugar, sous-vide blueberries

Traci's Sweet and Savory: cream, compressed strawberries, balsamic glaze and candied rosemary walnuts

Warm donut bread pudding: chilled milk, hot caramel, twenty-hour apples.

Find out more here or read our additional coverage here.

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