Wool Um Ma “Restaurant” is a small Korean eatery inside the HK Supermarket on Western Avenue for eat-in and to-go. Menu includes Jjin-bbang, Wang-mandu, Fried dumplings, Water (boiled) mandoo, Kimbap, Spicy Squid over Rice, Ddeokboki, Bibimguksu, Jjolmyeon, and Bulgogi over Rice. Open from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.
Korean restaurant at Waa Waa Plaza, by Paris Baguette and Boba Time.
Menu is focused on Korean-style grilled fish dishes.
Hwasunji is a traditional Korean teahouse on Wilshire Boulevard. Serves tea, coffee and misutgaru with traditional snacks (cookies and crackers). Open Monday to Sunday from 12:00 noon to 11:00 pm.
Miari is a Korean restaurant specializing in handmade knife-cut noodles (kalguksu). It is located next to Cafe Avec at the Olyford Plaza. UPDATE: No more chicken kalguksu on the menu as of August 2014. There are now only plain and anchovy variations. Minimum $10 purchase if using a credit card. Prices and availability of items subject to change.
Seongbukdong is a Korean restaurant whose specialty is 갈비찜 (galbi jjim). It is also famous for braised mackerel, galbi ttang, and kimchi jjigae. Open seven days a week, from around 10:00 am to midnight.
Franchise of a South Korean restaurant chain whose specialty is beef intestines.
The Korean BBQ here is NOT low-quality AYCE (all you can eat).
“The Chigae” is in the space formerly occupied by LA Family House. Jjigae is the Korean word for “stews” and that is what this Korean restaurant’s specialty is. Menu include spicy chicken stew and budaejjigae. “House of The Chigae” also has kimchi pancakes on its menu. 더찌개 (식당-한식)
Yangji Gamjatang (양지감자탕) took over the space of Albaene in January 2014.
Open to 1:00 am on most days… open to 4:00 am on Thursday… Open 24 hours Friday and Saturday.
House specialty is Gamjatang (pork-bone soup). Menu also includes Budaejjigae, Ddeokbokki, Cold Noodles, Jjamppong, Seolleongtang, Kimchi Stew, Yukgaejang, Bibimbap and Dumplings.