Sushi Hoshi – Closed

Address: 1144 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (323) 737-0071

SUSHI HOSHI in the strip mall known as Sejong Plaza just south of Koreatown’s formal borders.

Ssaritgol (Saritgol) – Closed

Address: 1144 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (323) 732-8000

Korean-Korean restaurant that opened in February 2011 just south of Koreatown’s formal borders.

Beul Pocha (Byul Pocha) – Closed

Address: 1144 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (323) 737-0071

Latest update: Byul Pocha has closed. Now in its space is Sushi Hoshi. Replaced Bicycle & Gogi in the strip mall called Sejong Plaza. (You’ll be able to see the I Heart Boba sign on the Western Avenue side). Menu includes bossam, pajeon, kimchi pasta, chicken wings, corn cheese, soju and beers. Illegally allows smoking. Allegedly only lets Koreans in because non-Koreans are likely to report the illegal sale of alcohol past 2:00 am. Nominally open seven days a week, 5:00 pm – 2:00 am.

Bicycle & Gogi – Closed

Address: 1144 S Western Ave
Phone Number: (323) 737-0071

Bicycle & Gogi was a Korean BBQ restaurant known for its $17.99 AYCD (“All You Can Drink”) option. CLOSED. Final night was April 28, Saturday, 2012. Space was then occupied by Beul Pocha.

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.