Where To Get Your Feet Wet in Koreatown

Banchan at Genwa
Banchan at Genwa Photo: Jen Robinson/Flickr

Even for the initiated, Koreatown can be a tough restaurant neighborhood to navigate. Today Josh Lurie pens an excellent guide to the first nine restaurants you should visit in KTown, shouting out pig-intensive Hamjipark, deep seafood feasting at Jae Bu Don, and the banchan bounty at Jun Won, among the many picks. A perfect first-course to the additional 60 Korean places you’re required to master just to call yourself an Angeleno. [Food Republic]