The food court of the Westfield Century City Shopping Center has been hit particularly hard over the past year, and there remain a number of empty spaces. But one plucky contender is giving it a go… Mochinut has moved into the space most recently occupied by Beleaf Cafe. And what is Mochinut? According to their website, they specialize in mochi donuts, which are combination of American doughnuts and Japanese mochi that they describe as having a “unique shape and wonderful texture; light crispy coating with soft chewy inside”. They also offer “Korean Rice Flour hotdogs”. Mochinut currently has 10 US locations with 30 more in the works as well as upcoming locations in South Korea and Thailand.
Unless you looked very closely, you might not have noticed that Fala Bar quietly transformed into something now called Beleaf Café in the food court of the Westfield Century City Shopping Center. While I’m told there is no relationship between the former and the latter, the look of the eatery and the menu are very similar. Beleaf Café has one other location in the Westfield Topanga Mall, and features a 100% plant-based menu of burgers, sandwiches, falafel, and salads.