Jook Hyang Korean Restaurant

Address: 3177 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 487-5002

Calls itself a “Healthy Zone” because MSG is not used in any of the dishes. Serves jook (traditional Korean porridge). Since 2002. Danpat Juk (red-bean porridge) Hobak Juk (squash porridge) Heuk-imja Juk (black-sesame porridge) Jat Juk (pine-nut porridge) Jumok Bap (rice balls) Jeonbok Miyeok Guk (abalone and seaweed soup) Parking is on the grounds of Hobart Boulevard Elementary School. Open Monday to Saturday, 7:00 am – 10:00 pm. Closed on Sundays.

Bon Juk

Address: 3551 Wilshire Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 380-2248

Bonjuk is a restaurant from South Korea whose specialty is jook (traditional rice porridge). Offers savory juk like seafood and sweet juk like pumpkin. Open Monday to Saturday, 8:00 am – 10:00 pm. Closed on Sundays. Has had B health ratings in the past. Has an A rating as of March 2015.

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.