“The Real 3rd Street Chicken House” is a small restaurant whose specialty is chicken soups and chicken stews. The Korean name of this restaurant is “Sam-ga Dahk-gom-tang.” Sahm = three gah = street You can spot the number 3 on the Korean sign outside.
Hwasunji is a traditional Korean teahouse on Wilshire Boulevard.
Serves tea, coffee and misutgaru with traditional snacks (cookies and crackers).
Serves Korean dishes like samgyetang (ginseng chicken soup) and black goat stew. Most of the patrons are men who eat the goat meat for virility.
Also known as Yimojip, Yimone is a Korean restaurant that specializes in Oyster Bossam (gul bossam) and Skatefish Jjim.
Korean restaurant in Southwest Koreatown specializing in goat stew, pork galbi, pork bossam, samgyeopsal, bulgogi, steamed pork with kimchi, agu jjim, squid, intestines…
Addeok-jip, not a “bakery” in the Western sense of the word.
Sells ddeok (rice “cakes”).
Also sells kimbap (“sushi” rolls).
A ddeok-jib that sells so-called Korean rice “cakes” called ddeok and similar products.
Shinsaegae means “New World.” 신세계백화점 (선물센터/백화점)
This is not a Western-style department store, but a large gift shop devoted to traditional Korean items, such as quilts, baby hanbok clothing, norigae, masks, fans, souvenirs, trinkets, short Korean-style dinner tables, and ceramics.
Located in the southwest area of Koreatown, “Tahl Ma Sa” is a modest Buddhist shrine with a main hall for prayer, a small bell pavilion, and small Buddha statues.