Bokka – Name Change

Address: 545 S Western Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90020
Phone: (213) 383-9151

UPDATE: The space is now known as Koguryo Shabu-Shabu & Korean BBQ. Korean restaurant located in the mini-mall on the northwest corner of 6th and Western. The name has been in that spot for around ten years. Changed ownership in 2013 and then started serving Korean BBQ and Beef/Vegetables Shabu-Shabu. For Bokka’s former menu of […]

Myeongdong Donkasu – Closed

Address: 698 S Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90005
Phone: (213) 365-2200

Tonkatsu restaurant in the strip mall known as 7-Vermont Plaza, on the northeast corner of 7th and Vermont. Replaced by Shabu Me LA.

Star King BBQ on Wilshire – Closed

Address: 3807 Wilshire Blvd Ste 130, Los Angeles, CA 90010
Phone: (213) 384-5464

The Piedmontese beef place. 星王韓國烤肉 Opened on July 2012. Closed Fall 2014. Disconnected phone number: (213) 384-5464

Star Light Karaoke on Wilshire – Closed

Address: 3855 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90005
Phone: (213) 388-7080

Space taken over by La Vue Wine & Dining in 2016. Formerly Zip. Star Light is a cafe / restaurant / bar with a noraebang (karaoke) upstairs. Hard to miss on the northwest corner of Wilshire and South Manhattan Place. For many years, had been operating with only an office permit for the second floor. […]

Bobtory Restaurant – Closed

Address: 2500 West 8th Street #102, Los Angeles, CA 90057
Phone: (213) 375-7893

A modest Korean restaurant in Westlake, just east of Koreatown proper

Twelve-Centimeter Cake – Closed

Address: 429 N Western Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90004
Phone: (323) 871-8393

UPDATE: Closed in 2014. A pastry shop specializing in Parisian-style macarons (French macaroons) and iced cookies. Also serves coffee. Chiffon cakes and cheesecakes can be ordered to be made in advance. In the same mini-mall as Western Doma Noodles and DDay Karaoke Bar.