전주돌솥 2716 W Olympic Blvd #101 Los Angeles, CA 90006 NOTICE: There was a fire on the second floor of the strip mall where Jeonju is located on Thanksgiving Day 2013. Make sure to call before you go to check if they’ve opened already. Jeon Ju Restaurant serves dolsot bibimbap (sizzling rice bowls) and doenjang chigae (soybean-paste stew). Side dishes usually include three types of kimchi and acorn jelly. Jeonju is the name of the capital city of North Jeolla Province in South Korea. It is known for its bibimbap.
Banchan A La Carte sells ready-to-go Korean side dishes called banchan. They also have pasta and other simple Western and Korean meals to go. Known for using natural or organic ingredients. Spotted recently: plastic-packed nurungji (scorched rice) B health rating as of January 2016.
Located on the third floor of the Koreatown Galleria mall on Western & Olympic. Has televisions and an outdoor patio. Among the stalls are Jin Heung Gak, Cham Cham Cham, and Picnic Day.
Different from the Keungama Tofu House on Wilshire Boulevard. This restaurant on 8th Street is known for being open 24 hours and serving hangover soups like seolleong-tang. Variations on the name: Geungama Korean Restaurant, Geun-ga-ma, Keun ga ma
ChilboMyunok serves Korean noodles at the “City Eats” food court on the second floor of the City Center mall on 6th & Alexandria. There had been for many years a large sit-down restaurant also known as Chilbo Myunok a few blocks west on 6th & Kingsley.
Galbijjim, kimchi jjigae (stew), banchan (side dishes). Health rating of B as May 4, 2013. Date Closed: May 08, 2014 Date Reopened: May 10, 2014 Reason for Closure: Vermin harborage, Vermin infestation Temporarily closed by the L.A. County Health Department in May 2014.
Korean seafood BBQ restaurant. Open 3:00 pm – 12:00 midnight on most days, even Sunday.
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.
Korean restaurant just east of Koreatown’s formal borders, in Westlake. Different from the Keun Gama on 8th Street. This is the restaurant on Wilshire Boulevard corner Wilshire Place, a few blocks east of Vermont. “Keungama” means “big pot” referring to their specializing in soups and stews such as kimchi jjigae and gamjatang. Open from 12 noon to 9:00 pm on most days.