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OPENED 2013 IN KOREATOWN LA

Daiso Japan

Daiso Japan: Koreatown LA Store

Japanese chain retail store selling many items at $1.50 each

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The Face Shop @ Madang Mall

The Face Shop: Natural Story

South Korea’s largest cosmetic chain

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EMC Seafood & Raw Bar

EMC Seafood & Raw Bar

Oyster bar that opened in July 2013 on 6th Street. Usual hours 4 pm – midnight seven days a week. Menu.

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Montana Natural Meat

Montana Natural Meat

Korean-Korean butcher shop

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House of Chigae (Matjip Chigae)

House of the Chigae

Jjigae is the Korean word for “stew”

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Get Bbul Seafood Korean BBQ

Get Bbul Seafood BBQ

Korean restaurant whose specialty is seafood barbecue

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Doopan Bakery

Cold coffee, patbingsu, bread, pastries

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Opera House Bakery

Closed by the health department March 5 – 9, 2015. Violation: vermin infestation

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Tofu & Noodles – Closed

Korean restaurant

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Kokio Chicken – Closed Due To Fire

Kokio Chicken on Western Avenue

Moved to 6th Street in mid-2016.

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Bob House – Closed

Rebranding of the Korean restaurant Spoon & Chopsticks.

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Vapor Bar LA – Closed

Opened in 2013. Closed in 2017. Located on 3rd Street, near Normandie.

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Noodles & Company – Closed

Korean-Vietnamese Pho Noodles: 6th & Western

Korean-run Vietnamese pho restaurant. Opened in Summer 2013. Had had closures / ownership/name changes. Final closure was in September 2016.

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Secret Garden Korean Restaurant – Closed

Opened in 2013 in the former space of Hansong KBBQ & Seafood Buffet just east of Koreatown proper.

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Doni Burger – Closed

Doni Burger Koreatown USA

LATEST UPDATE: Permanently closed. Disconnected phone number: (213) 381-2009

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Meedo Dduk Cafe – Closed

Meedo Dduk Cafe: Korean Rice Cakes

Dduk refers to traditional Korean rice “cakes.” This cafe’s specialty is artisanal ddeok (dduk).

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Healing Foot Massage

Healing Foot Massage: Lux Plaza

Korean-speaking staff.

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Hongs Chinese Express – Closed

Hongs Chinese Gourmet Restaurant

“Hongs Chinese Gourmet” took over the space of Smoke Star BBQ in 2013.

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Pizzeria Napoli – Closed

Pizzeria Napoli Menu

UPDATE: Closed as of November 2014. Disconnected phone number: (213) 387-4992

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Yongdudong Jjukkumi – Closed

Yongdudong Baby Octopus

Korean restaurant that opened on October 14 in the former space of Cafe Story on Western Avenue. Has a beer & wine license. 용두동 쭈꾸미

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Insadong Galbi Noodles – Closed

Opened in the former space of DKB Restaurant on the northwest corner of 6th & Catalina in Fall 2013. Closed in late fall 2014. Space taken over by Jopok Toppoki. Mon-Sat 11 am – 11 pm Sun 11:30 am – 11 pm Disconnected phone number: (213) 568-3760

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