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Korean Food Los Angeles

Younggoo’s Noodle 24 Grilled Short Rib Patties (Dose of Vitamin P)

Street food is now appearing indoors with much higher frequency. In Koreatown, Younggoo’s Noodle 24 went so far as to paint a cartoonish red-on-black-and-white mural of street food stalls above wood booths. The heavily...
Korean Food Los Angeles

Master Ha Marinated Crab Head Combo (Food of the Week)

Koreatown continues to reveal additional culinary facets like some kind of Russian nesting doll. Chef Jason Ha has actually been cooking in the neighborhood for years, but is only now grabbing the spotlight. He...
Dumplings Los Angeles

Yukdaejang Steamed Dumplings (Dose of Vitamin P)

Koreatown is one of the only neighborhoods where Angelenos get excited about chains. KyoChon chicken and Magal BBQ have been quite popular over the years. Now Yukdaejang is drawing crowds to a blue fenced...
Korean Food Los Angeles

Dha Rae Oak Spicy Duck Soup (Food of the Week)

Since my last visit to Dha Rae Oak in Los Angeles, which involved delectable smoked duck, Chef Chung Mi Rae and husband Kim Gil Rae have further bolstered their quacktastic line-up. The couple already...
Dumplings Los Angeles

Naemamdu Mandu Corn Cheese Dumplings (Food of the Week) [CLOSED]

Finding Naemamdu Mandu required an odyssey normally reserved for stackable cities like Tokyo. I wandered all three floors of City Center on 6th and circumnavigated the building twice armed with the knowledge that the...
Korean Food Los Angeles

Choe Gang Jip Soy Jokbal (Dose of Vitamin P)

Alexandria Plaza has become one of Koreatown’s most buzzworthy strip malls thanks to Sun Nong Dan’s hearty stews and Hangari Bajirak Kalgooksoo’s house-made noodle soups. Choe Gang Jip showcases different dishes, centering on jokbal,...