Neighborhood: Buena Park

Seoul West

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Louis Castel
Golf shirts, pants, and jackets ($20 to $80), stylish enough to wear on and off the course, come in bright shades—hot pink, mint green, and sunny yellow—
at this storefront for the popular Korean sportswear designer. 5121 Beach Blvd., 714-266-0118, louiscastel.com

Sup Noodle Bar
The decor may be contemporary, but the pho ($7.50 to $10) that dominates the menu is traditional. Have it with filet mignon, thin-sliced chuck, or lamb shoulder. Or try the northern Vietnamese-style pho bac with wide, flat noodles. 5141 Beach Blvd., 714-521-2444, supnoodlebar.com

Dami Sushi and Izakaya
Come for the $1 oysters at happy hour. Stay
for the chirashi, a bowl of vinegar-dressed rice with salmon, tuna, yellowtail, and shrimp sashimi ($20); and the Love Roll: salmon, tuna, avocado, and cucumber in soy paper ($15). 5151 Beach Blvd., 714-739-2537, eatdami.com

Kang Ho Dong Baekjeong
This second SoCal outpost of the Korean barbecue chain puts a grill on every table. Enjoy a Korean beer or soju while cooking meat dished up in combos that serve three ($43 to $50)or six ($75 to $85). 5171 Beach Blvd.,
714-739-9678

Photograph by Melissa Valladares
This article originally appeared in the August 2014 issue.

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