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  1. R.I.P.
    Little Tokyo’s Frances Hashimoto, Inventor of Mochi Ice Cream, Dies at 69A champion of Japanese culture in L.A, she lead the family store in a period of growth.
  2. Mediavore
    How To Keep Kosher While Getting Sloshed; Mochi Master Mikawaya Opens New PlantL’Chaim makes kosher vodka, tequila, and rum while the Japanese-American dessert originator has new digs.
  3. Happy Birthday
    Little Tokyo’s Mikawaya Turns 100The old mochi maker learns new tricks by putting gelato in its newest creations.