B health rating as of October 2016.
Choice Meat Market is the butcher shop at Western Village Square, on the southwest corner of Western Avenue and Third Street. The other Choice Meat Market on Olympic & New Hampshire has a different owner. (Last update: Summer 2016) English speakers more likely to be available than at other Korean-run meat markets. Closes by 8:00 pm on most days.
Specializes in roasting whole pigs and chickens Filipino-style.
Must order about three to five days in advance. Cash payment only. Upon pick up.
A hit during Thanksgiving!
Korean restaurant in southwest Koreatown where Alexander Skarsgard had lunch on March 20, 2013. The name is pronounced chong-ghee-wha and is often spelled in English as Chung Kiwa. Famous for Korean-style cold noodles (naengmyun), spicy fish soup (mino maeun tang), simmmered codfish (eundaegu jorim), bibimbap, bulgogi, and tabletop Korean BBQ. Ask before going if interested in 꽃사슴구이 (grilled deer meat = venison BBQ)
Woo is the Sino-Korean word for “Cow” while Gook means “Country” — Ookook can be translated as “Cow Nation” or “Cattle Country”. All-You-Can-Eat (AYCE) is $25. Prices and availability of items are subject to change. Options include fresh in-shell shrimp, beef, and duck breast meat.
Bakkung… Bak Kung. The Korean pronunciation is actually “Behk-goong” (baek-gung). The name means “White Palace.”
Specialty: Charcoal Barbecue
An offshoot of the original Feng Mao restaurant on Olympic. This second location is part of Omni Plaza on Western Avenue. Feng Mao is a Chinese/Korean restaurant whose specialty is Lamb Meat on Skewers (Mutton Kebabs). The name of the restaurant is pronounced “poong-moo” in Korean.
ACA Grill focuses on Argentine food like meats (asado, pork belly, chorizo…), salads, cheese ball bread puffs, ceviche, and empanadas (beef and spicy chicken). Mon 11:00 am – 9:00 pm Tue 11:00 am – 9:00 pm Wed 11:00 am – 9:00 pm Thu 11:00 am – 9:00 pm Fri 11:00 am – 9:00 pm Sat 11:00 am – 9:00 pm Closed on Sundays. There is also another ACA Grill downtown at 1300 S San Pedro St, Ste 220, zip code 90015. Phone number (213) 765-0688
Ombu Grill serves Korean Barbeque and Argentinian Asado. Korean meats like deungshim, kotsal, galbi, chadol, jumulleok, samgyeopsal, hangjongsal… Argentinian meats like asado, entrana, chorizo, molleja and morcilla…