“Kimbap Udong” food stall inside the newly resurrected California Market on the northeast corner of Fifth Street and Western Avenue. Sells kimbap (rice rolls), udong (noodles in broth), and other simple Korean fare. 김밥 우동 가주 마켓 Open as of January 2016. The complex itself soft-opened on December 28, 2015. Staff very rude towards non-Koreans, especially women. Will prioritize Korean salarymen in terms of handling orders.
Dongdaemun Yupdduk / Yup Dduk LA Hours: 11:00 am to 10:00 pm. Opened in late 2015. “Ktown Spicy Challenge” ddeokbokki 6가 엽떡
Mi-Rak is a Korean restaurant whose specialty is black-goat stew. This location is the original one on Western. They also opened second location on Vermont Avenue in late 2013. Open until 10:00 pm on most days.
Bud Namu is one of the few all-you-can-eat Korean BBQ restaurants that use charcoal.
The $12.99 AYCE includes intestines (“tripe”). Price and availability of menu items are subject to change.
Han Mi Jung is a Korean restaurant in Southwest Koreatown specializing in goat stew, pork galbi, pork bossam, samgyeopsal, bulgogi, steamed pork with kimchi, agu jjim, squid, intestines… Health rating: B
Also known as Yimojip, Yimone is a Korean restaurant that specializes in Oyster Bossam (gul bossam) and Skatefish Jjim.
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.
MyungDong / Myung Dong Noodle House. 명동칼국수 (식당-한식) Menu: Samgyetang, Kalguksu (Chicken Noodle Soup)… To Go & Free Delivery: 213-251-1066 Health rating of B at one time. Korean language spoken more than English. Open six days a week, 9:30 am – 9:30 pm. Closed on Sundays.
Moobongri is a Korean restaurant whose specialty is Soondae (blood sausages). 무봉리순대 Since 1997. Reportedly has hygiene problems.