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  1. Awful Things
    At Least 9 New Year’s Deaths in Japan Were Linked to Choking on MochiAnother 128 people were hospitalized after eating the rice cakes.
  2. 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.
  3. Happy Birthday
    Little Tokyo’s Mikawaya Turns 100The old mochi maker learns new tricks by putting gelato in its newest creations.