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8 Korean BBQ Restaurant

Korean barbecue restaurant whose specialty is eight flavors of samgyeopsal (pork belly).

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It’s Boba Time on 6th Street

The Boba Time: 6th Street

Patbingsu (Korean shaved ice with red beans) and Pistachio Frappe

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Shinurang Olkerang

Shinurang Olkerang Restaurant

“All Family Restaurant” in southwest Koreatown. 시누랑올케랑 (식당-한중식/분식) The Korean pronunciation of the restaurant’s name is “Shinoo-rahng, Olkeh-rahng.”

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KFC Building in North Koreatown

Kentucky Fried Chicken: KFC Building

Famous locally not for the chicken, but for the architectural style of its building.

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Little Bean Cafe

Little Bean Cafe

Coffee shop on the third floor of Koreatown Galleria, southeast corner of Olympic & Western.

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Won Jo Kokerang Agurang

Wonjo Kokkerang Agurang

Korean restaurant known for being horribly rude to non-Koreans. Specialty: Crab Stew… Another Koreatown restaurant that also serves crab stew is Ondal. * Notoriously rude to non-Koreans.

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Noshi Sushi

Noshi Sushi on Beverly

Highly regarded Japanese-run sashimi restaurant in North Koreatown.

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Christ Church

Christ Church on Manhattan Place

Year of Completion: 1924 Architectural Style: Beaux Arts Original Name: Temple Emanuel

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Consulate-General of Indonesia

Consulate General of Indonesia

Northwest corner of Wilshire & Mariposa… Visas… Passports now on the first floor… Free coffee event in September 2015. Read the details.

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Scent Coffee & Flowers

Cafe Scent: Wilshire & Serrano

Coffee shop that also sells flowers.

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Ham Hung Restaurant

Ham-Hung Naeng-myeon Restaurant

Known for its naeng-myeon (cold noodles).

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Ethical Drugs

Ethical Drugs: Beverly & Western

Official name is Ethical Drug (no plural “s”).

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Chinese Consulate-General in LA

China's Consular Office in Koreatown LA

The Passport & Visa Office is located on the third floor of 500 Shatto Place. HOURS: Monday through Friday except holidays Passport & Visa Office 9:00 am to 2:00 pm Other offices: 9:00 am to 12 noon, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm HOLIDAYS IN 2015 New Year’s Day (1 day) January 1 Spring Festival (2 […]

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Hwal A Kwang Jang

Korean Live Fish Restaurant: Hwal O Gwangjang

Very Korean establishment… Live fish, sashimi, sushi, seafood…

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Western Discount Department Store

Western Discount Store

Korean-owned stalls inside sell underwear, socks, children’s hanbok, and Korean souvenirs.

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New Seoul Hotel

New Seoul Hotel on Olympic

Clean, affordable Korean-run hotel with restaurant. Has a parking lot with security. Located on Olympic Boulevard, a few steps east of Vermont Avenue.

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Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in LA

Taiwan's Government Office in Los Angeles

舉辦個式台灣文化相關的活動及移民事宜. TEL: (213) 389-1215 FAX: (213) 389-1676. Emergency: (213) 923-3591

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Gon Ji Am Somori-Gukbap Restaurant

Korean-Korean restaurant on Beverly Boulevard, about a block or so west of Western Avenue. Serves bossam and budaejjigae. Known for its somori-gukbap.

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Green Dry Cleaners

Green Dry Cleaners: 4th & Western

Korean drycleaning business on the northwest corner of 4th & Western

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Bab Han Kki, One Bite, Pioneer Chicken

Bab One Kki: One Bite of Korean Food

Newest food stall to open inside the Koreatown Plaza food court, in early 2015. Korean Food and Pioneer Chicken. The menu of Korean food includes broiled covina, L.A. galbi, beef bulgogi, spicy pork bulgogi, stone-pot bibimbap, yachae bibimbap, yeolmu bibimbap, spicy squid over rice, cheong-gook jang, soybean soup, and soft tofu soup. Pioneer Chicken used […]

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Wool Um Ma

Wool Umma

A small Korean eatery inside the HK Market in North Koreatown.

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