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Cambodian Wishes and Donut Dreams

Jennie Fou Lee | DK’s Donuts  

woman holding donuts and donuts in case

Kneaded: L.A. Bread Stories celebrates L.A. history, heritage, and communities through the lens of bread.

Jennie Fou Lee, Co-Owner of DK’s Donuts, is part of the multi-generational efforts of Cambodian refugees to fulfill their American dreams. She embodies the current generation of Cambodian donut shop owners inspired by the past generations and carving her own path and place in L.A.’s donut scene. 

Click on the link above to watch Jennie's L.A. bread story.

Woman in pick sweatshirt holding tray of donuts

So many of my [childhood] memories are around food, dessert, and bread. 

Jennie Fou Lee


To see what's baking at DK’s Donuts, check out dksdonuts.com or visit them at 1614 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90404.


Have you visited DK’s Donuts or know of another L.A. breadmaker who lovingly connects with their community?  We want to hear from you! Join the conversation on social media and tag us @NHMLA with #kneadedLA.

Following the success of Kneaded: L.A. Bread Stories, we're celebrating the history, heritage, and communities of Los Angeles through the lens of different cultural traditions. This year, L.A. at Play highlights the vibrant and visionary work of artisans who fabricate dolls and figurines using a variety of techniques and materials.