Buns and fried rice in North Koreatown across from the Subway sandwich shop.
Specialty coffee, waffles, liquid nitrogen ice-cream, sandwiches, desserts
Jjukkujjukku is a Korean BBQ restaurant that opened in 2014 in the old space of 105 Pocha at the Brown Derby Plaza on Wilshire & Alexandria. The name Jjukku Jjukku (쭈꾸쭈꾸) is from jjukkumi, a small octopus that is grilled with spicy sauce. It is often eaten in the spring, while the regular-sized octopus are for later in the year. You can see a jjukkumi on Jjuku Jjuku’s logo, which also has a smaller cow and a piglet to one side — beef and pork barbecue are on the menu as well. Open seven days a week from 12 noon to 1:00 am.
Usually open seven days a week, from 11:30 am to 11:00 pm. Last call: 10:30 pm
Northwest corner of 5th Street & Western Avenue
“ToeToe” offers Kpop, Hiphop, and Ballet-Stretching Classes. Dance lessons for children 3 to 15 years of age. Current schedule includes classes on Thursday 5:00 pm and Saturday 11:00 am. Call beforehand when planning to visit as office hours are not regular. Opened in 2014 on the second floor of the Western Village Square mini-mall on the southwest corner of 3rd & Western.
Opened in August 2014. The older “Sugar Nail Salon” on 6th Street (same owner) still exists. This location is on the southeast corner of Wilshire Boulevard and Vermont Avenue. There is a third “Sugar Nail” (same owner) on Melrose near Fairfax, well outside of Koreatown’s borders. 323-852-0045
The top “curry rice” restaurant chain in Japan opened an outpost in Koreatown on October 6, 2014. Also known as Curry House CoCo Ichibanya, CoCo Ichiban, or CoCo Ichi. The chain has restaurants all over Japan and 46 restaurants overseas, including mainland China, Taiwan, Hawaii, South Korea, Thailand, Hong Kong, and Torrance, California. On the menu: chicken katsu curry
Wholesale supplier of art to galleries and interior designers.