An’s Kimchi

Address: 244 S Oxford Ave
Phone Number: 213-434-0717

안씨찬방 반찬 케더링 도시락 The sign outside says “An’s Kimchi” in English. Kimchi, Banchan, Doshirak lunchboxes In the same small strip mall as Sushi Ye and Hair Cubic north of Third Street. Normally open six days a week, from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. Closed on Mondays.

Galleria Market on Olympic

Address: 3250 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (323) 733-3800

Clean and extensive supermarket with an emphasis on Korean products, including freshly prepared banchan (side dishes) and Korean ingredients packed and ready to combine for meals.

HK Market: Western Avenue

HK MARKET

Address: 124 N Western Ave
Phone Number: 323-461-2580

An old, fairly large Korean supermarket on Western Avenue, just south of Beverly Boulevard.

Chunju Han-il Kwan

Address: 3450 W 6th St
Phone Number: (213) 480-1799

Chunju Han-il Kwan is a Korean restaurant famous for its budae jjigae, banchan (side dishes), purple rice, and kimchi pancake. Budaejjigae (“army stew”) is minimum two orders = $28.50. The Chinese has termed this dish 部队锅. What is it? Basically a stew of leftover cold cuts. Please note that the price is subject to change! Open seven days a week, 11:00 am – 10:00 pm. Suite 106.

Kaesung Banchan & Kimchi Market

Address: 1010 S St Andrews Pl
Phone Number: (323) 737-6565

Has jars of different sizes and types of kimchi.

The smallest jar of kimchi goes for $4.50

Wholesale prices at Kaesung Kimchi: $9 to 12 per gallon

Jun Won Banchan

Address: 3160 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: 323-731-0509

JunWon (Jeon-Won) is a highly rated store for the purchase of banchan (Korean side dishes). It is run by the same family as the Jun Won restaurant. * Samgyetang (whole-chicken soup with ginseng) has to be ordered at least a few hours or one business day in advance. Located next to the Shin Sae Gae store. Jun Won Banchan is on the corner.

Banchan A La Carte

Address: 141 N Western Ave
Phone Number: (323) 465-2400

Banchan A La Carte sells ready-to-go Korean side dishes called banchan. They also have pasta and other simple Western and Korean meals to go. Known for using natural or organic ingredients. Spotted recently: plastic-packed nurungji (scorched rice) B health rating as of January 2016.

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.