InvitedNYC - Mochidoki is Back!

Invited NYC

Mochidoki is Back!

By Jason Gao Posted: July 28 2020

Big news for all mochi lovers! Mochidoki— the beloved, New York-based mochi ice cream company known for their imaginative Japanese-inspired desserts — has reopened their first brick-and-mortar location: an interactive flagship in Manhattan's SoHo neighborhood (176 Spring Street) for both takeout and delivery. 

Now, Mochidoki isn’t just any mochi ice cream. With its perfectly pillowy consistency and an array of flavors, there’s a significant difference between the mochi ice cream here and ones you can find at the grocery store. To lead flavor innovation at the flagship, Mochidoki recently announced a new Culinary Director, Natsume Aoi, formerly the Executive Pastry Chef at the highly-acclaimed Morimoto, who also trained under Jean Georges at Mercato in Shanghai. Growing up in Japan, Aoi learned to make traditional Japanese desserts under the watchful eye of her grandmother  -- an experience she combined along with her classically-trained French pastry technique to offer a new kind of mochi ice cream, Mochi Creations (Mochidoki's signature flavors with artful toppings) in distinctive flavors like...

Read full article here