Apples Deli & Bakery

Apples Bakeshop on 8th – Moved

Address: 3525 W 8th St
Phone Number: 213-760-1006

UPDATE: Eviction of ASSI market from the building on January 21, 2015. All stalls inside the supermarket on 8th & Oxford are affected. LATEST UPDATE: After the fiasco at Assi Market on 8th & Oxford, the APPLES counter that was in there has moved to 849 South Vermont Avenue. Western-style pastries, breads and cakes. This 8th Street location inside ASSI supermarket normally open until 9:00 pm. As of November 28 (Friday), the shop remains open despite the 2014 reorganization at ASSI. Their 3rd Street location was known as “Flour Etc.”

BrewWell – Closed

Address: 3525 W 8th St
Phone Number: (213) 384-0884

Korean-owned coffee shop opened by the Rhee family in July 2013. The adjacent supermarket ASSI was shut down by the L.A. County Health Department in September 2014 due to indications of rodent infestation. UPDATE: Starting in October 2014 and as of January 2015, ASSI Market has been undergoing eviction and forced bankruptcy proceedings. On January 21, 2015, the judge approved the eviction, and the building owner has stated he will give ASSI a few days to move out. Being on a sublease, the coffee shop will also be evicted.

Gook Hwa House – Closed

Address: 3525 W 8th St
Phone Number: (562) 714-8562

Small cart right outside Assi Market that sells $1.50 hodduk and gookhwa bbang (chrysanthemum bread). Usually there seven days a week, 10:00 am – 9:00 pm. Cash only. Health rating: B * Due to the eviction of Assi Market in January 2015, this subleasing cart has suspended business.

DRIP LA – Closed

Address: 3525 W 8th St
Phone Number: (213) 384-0884

A coffee bar with beans from Portland-based Coava. Located on the second floor of the ASSI Korean supermarket building. Grand opening: November 10, 2011 No health permit until December 16, 2011.

In 2010, the Los Angeles City Council formally declared Koreatown's borders as Western Avenue, Olympic Boulevard, Vermont Avenue, and 3rd Street, with a business corridor on Western from 3rd to Rosewood Avenue.