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DK's Donuts Capture Sweet Memories in Golden, Fluffy Donuts

Jennie Fou Lee is wearing a pink tie-dye hoodie and a white apron as she holds out a tray of doughnuts from a glass case. There are two kinds of doughnuts on the tray — a line of Oreo/cookies and cream doughnuts and a doughnut topped with Fruity Pebbles.
Jennie Fou Lee holds out a tray of doughnuts made fresh at DK's Donuts in Santa Monica. | Courtesy of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
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This article is presented in partnership with the Natural History Museum's "Kneaded: L.A. Bread Stories," a project that 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.

Watch the video below to see Jennie's L.A. bread story.

Jennie Fou Lee of DK's Donuts shares her bread story in this video produced by the Natural History Museum as part of "Kneaded L.A.," a project that celebrates L.A. history, heritage and communities through the lens of bread.
Kneaded: DK's Donuts and 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.

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