Thursday, October 14, 2021

Mochinut Opens within Gong Cha in Allston

A new dining spot that features donuts and hot dogs has come to Allston.

According to a source (Sarah Wu), Mochinut has soft-opened within Gong Cha on Harvard Avenue, with the place offering mochi donuts (which originated in Hawaii and are made with rice flour) as well as Korean rice flour hot dogs. Some of the donut flavors include strawberry, chocolate, taro, coffee, pistachio, matcha, and nutella, while hot dog options include crispy ramen, hot cheetos, cheddar cheese, potato, and mozzarella.

Gong Cha is a Taiwan-based group of bubble tea shops that opened its Allston location in 2018.

The address for Mochinut (and Gong Cha) is 154 Harvard Avenue, Allston, MA, 02134. The Instagram page for Mochinut is at while the website for the chain is at

by Marc Hurwitz (Also follow us on Twitter at @hiddenboston)

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