Persimmon Restaurant – Closed


Address: 3003 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90006
Phone: (213) 389-7008

UPDATE: Closed and replaced by Cafe Todo Dia in 2012. The chef prides herself with not using MSG in Korean fusion dishes. On the menu: kimchi fried rice, squid over rice, bulgogi bibimbap, ddukbokki (rice cakes in red sacue), goon mandoo (pan-fried dumplings), curry katsu, seafood pasta… 고로케… Gahm (감) is the Korean word for […]

Hollys Coffee Shop – Closed


Address: 3450 W 6th St Ste 111, Los Angeles, CA 90020
Phone: (213) 388-2114

Hollys is a South Korean chain known for sweet-potato latte. This branch in Koreatown closed in April 2012. The space has been taken over by The Boba Time. Alchemist Coffee Project – HobartTPO CoffeeLeeHwa Hanbok Shop3THYME Coffee & Herbs

DRIP LA – Closed


Address: 3525 W. 8th St., Los Angeles, CA 90005
Phone: 818.521.7338

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. Sopita Pho – ClosedCha Kan Sullungtang – ClosedGolden Mongolian Restaurant – ClosedSushi One – Closed

Oscar Video Store – Closed


Address: 4005 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90010
Phone: (213) 384-7770 ‎

Mostly South Korean movies and TV shows on VHS and DVD, with a few American movies on DVD. UPDATE: Closed in December 2012. K-Pop Nation PopUp StoreUPS Store – SolairExpress Video NS => Video MartGolftown Super Store

LaOn Restaurant – Closed


Address: 1145 S Western Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90006
Phone: 323-373-0700

UPDATE: Closed as of Summer 2012. The space is now occupied by Kogi King. La-On was contemporary Korean small-plates restaurant opened by Jenee Kim, owner of Park’s BBQ and the former Don Dae Gam. DIY barbecue and royal cuisine dishes from the Chosun Dynasty (궁중 = goong joong). Serves beer and wine. Part of dineLA […]