January 2017: Melty Kiss brand of Chocolates on sale $1.99 a box
Zion Market is a relatively new but cramped Korean supermarket on the ground floor of the City Center mall on 6th Street. It is open seven days a week from 8:00 am to 12:00 midnight. This is a convenient place to buy fresh fruit, Korean snacks, live seafood, fresh produce, beer, and prepared food to go, such as kimbap. Zion Market has other branches in Buena Park, San Diego, Irvine and Cerritos.
Hannam is an old Korean supermarket known for discounted produce, meats, and liquor like soju. It’s a good place to buy snacks made in Korea. They also carry a few Japanese items. The sign outside that says “Market World” in English. Open seven days a week, from 7:00 am to 12:00 midnight. Pro tip: Try not to shop here on Sunday, when the free-parking lot is madness and the cramped aisles inside are jammed full of shopping carts.
Temporarily closed by the County Health Department on 07/19/2016.
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.
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 […]