Kabayo Cham Bada

Address: 201 N Western Ave
Phone Number: (323) 645-7668

Kabayo Cham Bada opened in 2014 in the space formerly occupied by Busan “Japanese” Sushi Restaurant. Seafood restaurant whose menu includes haemultang, raw abalone salad, yeonpotang… seafood ddeokbooki… MSG not used. Usual Business Hours Mon 11:00 am – 10:00 pm Tue 11:00 am – 10:00 pm Wed 11:00 am – 10:00 pm Thu 11:00 am – 10:00 pm Fri 11:00 am – 10:00 pm Sat 11:00 am – 10:00 pm Sun 11:00 am – 10:00 pm

Belly & Snout – Closed

Address: 974 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (323) 643-4170

Filipino-American, not Filipino, food.

Associates itself with the notorious OMGpeke movement. Being boycotted by real Filipinos.

Koginara

Address: 3101 W 8th St
Phone Number: (213) 384-3559

“Kogi Nara” (Koginara, Koki Nara, Kokinara) means “Meat Country” or “Meat Nation” — this is a Korean Barecue restaurant. The BBQ menu usually includes beef brisket, marinated chicken, marinated pork chop, and sliced beef belly. Open everyday, 5:00 pm ~ 2:00 am. All You Can Eat as of 2016. KoginaraLA

Gwang Yang Korean BBQ

Address: 3435 Wilshire Blvd
Phone Number: (213) 385-5600

NOT RECOMMENDED. So Hyang Korean Restaurant => 광양불고기본가 (Gwangyang Bulgogi Bonga; GY Barbecue) This is NOT an all-you-can-eat restaurant. It aims to compete with more high-end places like Chosun Galbi. 광양 불고기 엘에이 메뉴 BULGOGI Marinated Sliced Rib Eye WAGYU-STYLE KKOTSAL Top Prime Chuck Flap PRIME ANCHANGSAL Outside Skirt PRIME GGOT DEUNGSHIM Prime Rib-Eye PRIME SAENG GALBI Prime Beef Short Ribs Visit by #2NE1’s #Minzy on January 16, 2015. Hours are roughly 12 noon to 10:00 pm daily. Fluent English speakers on staff.

Boba Story

Address: 701 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (213) 384-3200

Opened in 2014 in the former space of You & Me. Business hours are 11:00 am – 10:00 pm on most days.

Ramen Burger – Closed

Address: 239 S Vermont Ave
Phone Number: (213) 380-2399

Closed on February 29, 2016. Opened in Summer 2014.

Shabu Me LA – Closed

Address: 698 S Vermont Ave
Phone Number: (213) 365-2200

Closed for construction in January 2015. Back open as of March 2015. Permanently closed as of spring 2016. Korean-run shabu-shabu restaurant that opened in 2014. English is barely spoken. There’s usually a $10 special for lunch. Open seven days a week, 11:00 am – 1:00 am

BBQ Crown – Closed

Address: 3076 W 8th St
Phone Number: (213) 905-8080

Space taken over by Drips & Swirls in 2016. Duck or Chicken BBQ for takeout. Lobster Thermidor $29.99 Menu also includes beef ribs, steak, pork ribs, pork belly, and tacos for lunch and dinner. Order over the phone in English or Korean. Store: 213.905.8080 Korean: 310.713.8116 Hours Open: Monday-Saturday: 10am – 8pm

In 2010, the Los Angeles City Council formally declared Koreatown's borders as Western Avenue, Olympic Boulevard, Vermont Avenue, and 3rd Street, with a business corridor on Western from 3rd to Rosewood Avenue.