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Korean Restaurant Los Angeles

Hamjipark: Opting For Less Polished Original on the Fringe

The more popular Hamjipark resides on 6th Street at Koreatown’s core, and the second generation operates the glass fronted space with a brighter polish. Owner Hwa Shin Kim’s original Hamjipark restaurant dates to 1993...
Korean Restaurant Los Angeles

Hamjipark: Sizzling Pork in Koreatown

Hwa Shin Kim and her family opened the first Hamjipark in 1993 on a grungy stretch of Pico that can only loosely be described as Koreatown. She prepared a number of specialties, but her...