L.A. Living Part 2: Kicking it in Koreatown
Coffee shops, bars and shopping can be found all throughout Koreatown, a neighborhood in Los Angeles. Lovingly dubbed K-Town, this area provides a host of exciting ways to enjoy yourself, whether you’re a new Koreatown apartment resident or longtime local. Just west of Downtown L.A, the neighborhood offers everything from delicious Korean barbecue restaurants to wonderful outdoor trails that will leave your breathless.
Dining in Koreatown
Where food trends begin and prosper, K-Town is home to some of the most authentic cuisine in the entire city. The rows of restaurants are a foodie's dream, and you are sure to find something delectable. If you love food and you haven’t had Korean barbecue, visit Hae Jang Chon Korean BBQ Restaurant. A truly unique experience, Hae Jang Chon brings top quality meats that are cooked in front of you on a massive stone grill. Make sure to dine with friends because you’ll definitely want to share this experience. Lovers of freshly cooked, high-quality meat will also enjoy the fully authentic M Grill. This Brazilian grill serves a hearty selection of meats brought to your table and cut right in front of you.
Perfect for lunch or dinner, ramen is always the ideal meal, and where better to get some authentic ramen than at Slurpin’ Ramen Bar? A favorite among locals, Slurpin’ provides an authentic and affordable ramen experience. Complemented with an array of traditional Japanese appetizers, Slurpin’ Ramen Bar ensures you’ll have a fantastic meal before you go back to work or explore the city at night.
K-Town isn’t just home to authentic Asian food. Places like Beer Belly serve up a selection of craft beer and pub favorites. Each dish at Beer Belly works perfectly with their selection of craft beers, making it the perfect dinning stop before a night of celebration.
Excitement Day or Night
Just as famous as the food scene, the entertainment of Koreatown provides the sort of excitement that can’t be matched. Inspired by the classics, Normandie Club serves drinks that will leave you delighted. Their classic libations are made with quality spirits and pair perfectly with the timeless aesthetic of the bar. For a more relaxed vibe, visit Break Room 86. Home to karaoke and cocktails, Break Room 86 provides a casual vibe that’ll remind you of your favorite bar.
Lovers of live music can get their fill at The Wiltern. This historic venue blends the best parts of intimate concert spaces and large music venues. The open dance floor is great for those wanting to get up close and personal while the mezzanine provides a space for those who wish to sit back and take in the show. This all works together with the historic interior and exterior. After an evening of excitement and entertainment, take in the beauty of nature at Macarthur Park. With various trails and natural landscaping, Macarthur Park takes your love of nature and lets it shine bright.
Pull out your sunglasses. Dress yourself to impress. We’re headed to Hollywood, a Los Angeles neighborhood full of history – and entertainment.
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