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.
An old, fairly large Korean supermarket on Western Avenue, just south of Beverly Boulevard.
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. Open until 5:00 pm on Sundays.
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.
The Galleria Market on Olympic & Western is a 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. Produce section with fruits and vegetables. Fish & Seafood.
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.
Carries Japanese, American, European and Latin American products. Also has a deli section featuring banchan (side dishes) to go. Produce department includes organic fruits and vegetables. Fish, meats, shellfish, eggs and jars of kimchi are stocked. Located inside Koreatown Plaza by the parking garage downstairs.
Where to buy kimchi and banchan in Koreatown? Kaesung Market 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 Whole Kimchi 포기김치 White Kimchi 백김치 Cut Kimchi 막김치 White Radish Kimchi 동치미 Radish Kimchi 깍두기 Seasoned Oyster Kimchi 굴김장속 Mustard Kimchi 갓김치 Mild Bell-Pepper Kimchi 안매운피망김치 Cucumber Kimchi (“Pickle” Kimchi, Pickles) 오이소배기 Radish Leaves Kimchi 무청김치 Leek Kimchi 부추김추 Scallion Kimchi 파김치 Diced / Minced Ginger 다진생강 Forty years of kimchi tradition with no chemical additives like MSG. Also available: Dwenjang, Gochujang, Banchan (seasoned perilla leaves, squid…) 함경도 가자미 식혜 Open six days a week, Monday to Saturday, 8:00 am – 7:00 […]