UPDATE: Completed its branding as Eight Korean BBQ in October 2013.
UPDATE Fall 2013: The space has yet again been renamed. It’s now called My House. The rebranding of Soju Town (“Wine Cafe” or “Wine Bbar”) in Fall 2012. Property address: 3875 Wilshire Blvd Alternate addresses: 3873 Wilshire Blvd 3869 Wilshire Blvd 3881 Wilshire Blvd Parcel ID 5503032011 Block G Lot 16 Neighborhood Koreatown Tax rate area City-L.A. Wilshire Ctr/Koreatown (6657) Lot sq. ft. (calculated) 33,727 Property class Professional Building – One Story (1900) Zoning Commercial (C4) Bldgs on lot 3 Year built 1934 Square feet 65,122
Located on the ground floor of the mini mall on 4th and Western known as Cosmos Village. Became Hairstyle DAB in mid-2013.
UPDATE: Closed in 2013. Replaced by Hikari. Opened in 2011. Former site of Kyoto Sushi.
UPDATE: Space has been taken over by Koko & Pizza. Chain from South Korea. Located inside Brown Derby Plaza. An order of fried chicken is $13.99 — the spicy chicken is $15.99.
NEWER UPDATE: Changed its name yet again from Bulgogi House to Castle 2 in 2013. UPDATE: Name change from Goong Korean BBQ to Bulgogi House in March 2012. * Castle on Western and Goong have the same owner. “All You Can Eat Korean BBQ Since 1992” Still showing up as GOONG KOREAN BBQ Restaurant in County health records… Last graded on 1//23/2013 — rating of A (91).
LATEST UPDATE: Space taken over by Insadong Galbi Noodles in 2013. UPDATE: Replaced by “Cafe DBK” in 2012. Space of BONCHON on 6th & Catalina. Business name changed to “Drunken Chicken” in late September 2011.
UPDATE: New ownership in the fall of 2011 but with the same manager. Name changed to Madang 621 Korean BBQ Restaurant in September/October. Upscale Korean restaurant with a slightly modern but not inaccessible take on traditional Korean dishes like bibimbap, kalbi jjim, etc. Dessert menu includes a trio of creme brulee flavors. Bann was last inspected by the LA County Health Department on 09/20/2011 and given a health rating of 86 which is a letter grade of B. Located in the Madang Courtyard on Western Avenue, just north of Wilshire Boulevard. West side of the street.
South Korean franchise restaurant whose specialty is crispy Korean fried chicken (KFC). The Bon Chon chain first opened in Pusan SK in 2002 and now has several locations in the United States. This location on 6th and Catalina served beer and wine. “Drunken Chicken” became then name of the tenant in that space by late September 2011.