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. Ga Si Ry – ClosedLA Omogari – ClosedTeum Sae Ramen – ClosedFriends Forever – Closed
육칼밥상… 육개장칼국수(육칼) YUKALBAPSANG Pronounced “Yook Kal Bap Sahng” Korean restaurant whose simple menu includes traditional soups like galbitang and yukgejang. Yuk-Kal is short for “Yukgaejang + Kalguksu.” Sang Nok Soo Market
Tea room / cafe with sales of teas. Omniherb Inc. 데이즈티 “Best tea makes better day.” Since 2002. This is Momedanbee that used to be inside Koreatown Galleria. It moved to its new location on 6th Street in early 2015. Open from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm on weekdays. Open from 11:00 am to 9:30 pm on weekends. 2015년 1월에는 몸애단비 카페가 Day’s Tea 카페로 새롭게…
E.um is a Korean-run specialty coffee shop that opened in the old space of La Presso in 2015, just a few steps east of Vermont Avenue, formally part of the Westlake District, east of Koreatown. Open six days a week, 7:00 am – 8:00 pm. Closed on Sundays. Free Wi-Fi. Primary language is Korean. 이음 스페셜티 커피 전문점 The CafeCafe Kool – ClosedCafé Coco – ClosedCafe Theater – Closed
Talk Box is the new name for the space formerly occupied by the Korean “noraebang club” (wink, wink) known through the years as Cafe Gosan / Gohyang San Chun / Go Hyang San Cheon / Gohyang Sancheon / Sam Woo Jung Restaurant.