Yu Chun Chic Naengmyun

Address: 3185 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: 213-382-3815

Yoocheon is Korean restaurant whose specialty is chik naeng-myeon (cold noodles with the main ingredient being arrowroot, not the usual buckwheat).

Somseeneh Kimchi House on Pico


Address: 4100 W Pico Blvd
Phone Number: (323) 373-0650

Opened in 2011 in the southwest area of Koreatown, Som See Neh is a specialty Korean food store that sells jars of kimchi and bags of frozen handmade mandu (dumplings).  The shop’s name is pronounced in Korean as “Som-shee-neh.” The thing to get here is the four-pound bag of mandoo that goes for twenty dollars. It contains anywhere from 42 to 46 dumplings. There are two types of dumplings currently available: kimchi and meat that is generously mixed with veggies. * Even though the sign outside includes “Mit Banchan” they no longer sell banchan. Open roughly 10:00 am to 7:00 pm six days a week. Closed on Sundays.

Chomanwon Dumplings

Cho Man Won

Address: 2881 W Olympic Blvd
Phone Number: 213-249-9900

Korean restaurant specializing in dumplings and Koreanized Chinese food. Has a patio out back. Hours are 11:00 am to 9:00 pm on most days. Closed on Sundays. Menu prices as of May 2013 (prices have since gone up) kimchi / meat dumplings: $3.99 + tax = $4.35 seafood jjamppong: $7.99 jjajangmyeon: $5.49 chicken gangjong: $7.99 jjin-bbang: $4.99 tangsooyuk: $9.99 김치/고기만두, 해물짬뽕, 짜장면, 닭강정, 찐빵, 탕수육 * In recent months, customers have found this eatery to be unsanitary. The health department itself has downgraded its rating to a very low B.

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.