Fugestu-do is family owned and operated since 1903. It is one of the few businesses in Los Angeles’ Little Tokyo to survive Japanese-American Internment during WWII.
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The counter at Fugestu-do sells a variety of Japanese confections.
Fugesto-do’s specialties are Japanese wagashi including the mochi pictured here.
Owner Brian Ktio pulls a fresh batch of manju out of the oven.
Traditional wooden rice cookers.
Modern mochi mixers.