The Doughnut King of Southern California

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Dunkin’ Donuts is an East Coast food chain that’s trying to establish itself in California.  Two previous efforts haves been held back by a network of independent doughnut stores in mini-malls all over the state.  They’re owned and operated by Cambodian immigrants — the successors of an enterprising character who’s won fortunes and lost them, named Ted Ngoy.  He’s the subject of a story in the California Sunday Magazine called, “Dunkin' and the Doughnut King,” by Greg Nichols, author of, Striking Gridiron: A Town’s Pride ad Teams Shot at Glory During the Biggest Strike in American History.    




Warren Olney