American grocery chain on the northeast corner of Third Street and Vermont Avenue. Ralphs is right across the street. Fruit and vegetables, deli, snack trays… Open 24 hours.
Seafood City is a Filipino grocery store. This branch is located in North Koreatown / New Filipinotown on Vermont Avenue, just north of Third Street. Carries Filipino ice cream (mellorine), bottled bagoong, halo-halo ingredients, and chicharon.
Usually open Monday to Sunday, 8:00 am – 9:00 pm.
Filipino-American bakeshop that opened in 2014 in the former spot of Goldilocks in North Koreatown. It is owned by the same family that handled the Goldilocks franchise for decades.
Items for sale include Filipino classics like silvañas, sans rival, ube pastries, hopia, mango cakes, polvoron, mamon, and siopao. Brazo de Mercedes rolls and customized cakes such as red velvet can be ordered in advance.
Paris Baguette is a South Korean chain of bakeries with three locations in Koreatown, Los Angeles.
The bakeshop features Korean-inspired Western-style pastries such as danishes and croissants. This branch in North Koreatown across from HK Supermarket has limited seating.
Zion Market is a relatively new but cramped Korean supermarket on the ground floor of the City Center mall on 6th Street. It is open seven days a week from 8:00 am to 12:00 midnight. This is a convenient place to buy fresh fruit, Korean snacks, live seafood, fresh produce, beer, and prepared food to go, such as kimbap. Zion Market has other branches in Buena Park, San Diego, Irvine and Cerritos.
“82 Market” is the convenience store next to the Italian restaurant Osteria La Buca in North Koreatown. They carry Latin and American products, including beer and wine… Bud Light… Snacks like chips, crackers and cookies… toiletries (toilet paper)… newspapers like La Opinion… hair clips, hair brushes, shower accessories, laundry detergent… Antequera is the Mexican restaurant on its other side. Accepts EBT cards. Minimum $10 purchase to use a credit card. Open most days from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm.