Mochi Ice Cream Inventor Passes Away, Leaves a Legacy: Frances Hashimoto, one of L.A.’s historic Little Tokyo’s most influential community members and inventor of mochi ice cream, passed away earlier this week. Hashimoto saw her famous rice cake-ice cream hybrid become mainstream during her time as the president of Mikawaya, her family’s century-old business selling traditional Japanese sweet pastries and snacks.

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  1. kymfordummies reblogged this from americastestkitchen and added:
    Thank you for the mochi ice cream.
  2. chriswu reblogged this from americastestkitchen and added:
    Sad day folks.
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    T_____________T
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    Would have been a good one for Inc.'s dearly departed Legacy page.
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    today a legend has passed i remove my hat in mourning
  12. 50shades-of-ba-sing-se reblogged this from americastestkitchen and added:
    Sad news. Mochi ice cream is op.
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