Michin Dak is a strip-mall fried chicken shack (it’s literally a freestanding shed in the parking lot) with a no-frills menu to match: there are wings, tenders, gang jung (Korean-style popcorn chicken), and a chicken burger. You order at an iPad and choose your spice level, which ranges from original to “blood sweat and tears” spicy. The burger at “hot”-level spice is great - you’ll be blowing your nose between bites, but you’ll still want to keep eating.
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The Corner Place
The Corner Place is a Koreatown staple known for giant bowl of dong chi mi gook soo, a cold noodle soup.
Jeong Yuk Jeom
Jeong Yuk Jeom is a massive, modern KBBQ spot in Koreatown with incredible cuts of dry-aged beef and prime-grade short rib.
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Myungin Dumplings in Northridge is the newest location of the Koreatown staple and serves some of our favorite dumplings in the Valley.
Spoon By H
Spoon By H is a tiny dessert cafe in Beverly Grove that also happens to serve some of our favorite Korean food in LA.
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Mapo Galbi’s signature dish, the dak galbi, is one of our favorite meals in Koreatown - and all of LA, for that matter.
Tokyo Hamburg is a rowdy Japanese restaurant in Koreatown that feels like a party from the moment you walk in.
There’s a long menu at Jeon Ju in Koreatown, but you don’t need it. Just order the excellent short-rib bibimbap.
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