DAISO is a popular chain of Japanese retail stores selling many items priced at $1.50 each. This branch in Koreatown is on the ground floor of the Madang Plaza. Items for sale: sun hats, cheap candy, snacks, bottled drinks…
!!! $3 black folding umbrellas that work fine!!!
Japanese-derived dishes in an American fast-food environment
Chain that serves Japanese-derived dishes in an American fast-food environment.
The top “curry rice” restaurant chain in Japan opened an outpost in Koreatown on October 6, 2014. Also known as Curry House CoCo Ichibanya, CoCo Ichiban, or CoCo Ichi. The chain has restaurants all over Japan and 46 restaurants overseas, including mainland China, Taiwan, Hawaii, South Korea, Thailand, Hong Kong, and Torrance, California. On the menu: chicken katsu curry
SushiBoy franchise stall that was located inside the cramped H-Mart supermarket in the basement of the Madang Plaza. Served poorly rated sushi and ramen. Closed in 2015 and space was taken over by the Ktown eatery serving Korean food.
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.