* Changed its name to “M Pizza” in early 2017.
* Name changed to Pink Donuts in 2016. Ramona was the donut shop between Seoul Cleaners and the Boonghoo Japanese sushi restaurant in the strip mall known as Wilshire Gramercy. Sold donuts, canned donuts lotto tickets, and ice cream. Was open seven days a week, from 5:00 am. Disconnected phone number: (213) 739-1519
UPDATE: Apparently due to very poor reviews right after Ume Sushi opened, the restaurant quickly disavowed its previous moniker(s) and by late February 2016 had signs up announcing that it is SAKE TORI. Five-star reviews posted on Yelp as well for SakeTori by seemingly newbie or low-activity users. PREVIOUSLY WRITTEN… During construction, had a sign up on Western Avenue announcing the impending opening of OBAKE All-You-Can-Eat Sushi. Opened in December 2015 as UME ayce sushi. Korean-owned restaurant. In the space formerly occupied by Western Pocha.
** Has moved from Koreatown Plaza to Koreatown Galleria. M&J Vogue sells clothes for women between the ages of late teens to late 30’s. Apparel boutique catering to the Korean “missy” clientele with its hats and dresses. Was located on the top floor of Koreatown Plaza near the elevator. Had a small upper loft. Number changed from (213) 388-2825 to (323) 731-1595 after the move from the Plaza to the Galleria.
December 2014: The space is now known as Bulgogi Hut. All-you-can-eat Korean BBQ restaurant on Wilshire & Kingsley. The space was known as Bulgogi House in its last iteration. AYCE price: $9.99, $11.99 Opens at around 11:30 am seven days a week. Last Walk In / Last Call Sun-Thur 10:30pm / 11:00pm Fri-Sat: 11:00pm / 11:30pm Had previously been known as Goong and Bulgogi House.
Now called BBQ Crown. Well-Q Wood-Grilled Duck is a Korean restaurant whose specialty is duck meat BBQ. Smoked duck. BBQ Crown 비비큐장작구이 Located next to Mountain Cafe. Open 10:00 am – 8:00 pm most days. Closed on Sundays.
UPDATE: The space is now known as Koguryo Shabu-Shabu & Korean BBQ. Korean restaurant located in the mini-mall on the northwest corner of 6th and Western. The name has been in that spot for around ten years. Changed ownership in 2013 and then started serving Korean BBQ and Beef/Vegetables Shabu-Shabu. For Bokka’s former menu of blowfish, visit Daebok at 2010 James M Wood in the Westlake district, just east of Koreatown proper.
UPDATE: The listed phone number (213) 381-1945 no longer belongs to Aio, but to a private individual unrelated to the business. The next tenant of the space, N.Jel Hookah Lounge, has no phone either. Coffee, Iced Drinks, and Hookah. Note: The sign outside has changed design since the photo was taken. Mon 1:00 pm – 3:00 am Tue 1:00 pm – 3:00 am Wed 1:00 pm – 3:00 am Thu 1:00 pm – 3:00 am Fri 1:00 pm – 4:00 am Sat 1:00 pm – 4:00 am Sun 1:00 pm – 3:00 am
UPDATE: Name changed to Kogi Nara as of April 2014. This is the DGM restaurant on 8th Street. (The other DGM on Wilshire is more of a Korean bar.) Dwitgolmok means “Back Street” or “alley.” Ariana Grande’s boyfriend was captured on video right by its entrance on the day she was shooting the music video for “Baby I” single in Koreatown. DEGGOLMOK DEPO / BACK STREET DAEPOJIP