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The Ultimate Food Emporium Fake Cronut Taste Test

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Following the news that Food Emporium had jumped on the Cronut bandwagon, Eater headed out to try to obtain some of the so-called "creme filled croissant donuts." The Hell's Kitchen Food Emporium apparently sold out of their supply yesterday, but at 12:30 p.m. the Union Square Food Emporium had a counter full of fake Cronuts in four different flavors and absolutely no line. Maria, the friendly woman behind the pastry counter, reported that the knockoffs were a hit, and that just today they'd already sold around 100. So how do these croissant donuts hold up to the real deal? Read on.