Banchan A La Carte sells ready-to-go Korean side dishes called banchan. They also have pasta and other simple Western and Korean meals to go. Known for using natural or organic ingredients. Spotted recently: plastic-packed nurungji (scorched rice) B health rating as of January 2016.
Ontrée (온뜨레) is a South Korean franchise of cosmetics shops known for carrying organic and natural make-up. In their branch inside Koreatown Plaza, they also carry the Japanese line Kanebo, as well as world-renowned Hermes and Bulgari fragrances.
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.