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Feb 27, 2011 01:50 PM

Where can I find gochujang on Westside?

I tried finding gochujang at Mitsuwa but no luck (unless I missed it there). Any place I can find it locally? Also if you have a favorite brand, please let me know. Thanks!

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  1. I go to Koreatown, not sure where on the Westside you can find this sauce.

    As for brands, while SunChang is more popular, I prefer hung Jung Won, which has a deep pungent taste and is not too sweet.

    1. Have you tried Simpang Asia?

      Simpang Asia
      10433 National Blvd 2, Los Angeles, CA 90034

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      1. re: Ciao Bob

        Simpang Asia won't have them. They're primarily Indonesian, with a few other Southeast Asian specialty. They may have something similar called "tauco", but it won't be the same.

        Simpang Asia
        10433 National Blvd 2, Los Angeles, CA 90034

        1. re: munchabout

          I have gotten it at Mitsuwa on Centinela/Venice and Nijija market on Sawtell/Olympic.

          1. re: Bobthechow

            Simpang Asia used to carry at least one variety of gochujang a few months back. It's a more limited selection than you'll find in K-town, but much closer if you're looking on the Westside.

            Simpang Asia
            10433 National Blvd 2, Los Angeles, CA 90034

      2. must find it gochujang

        you have to go korean town

        its one of korean food ingredient

        hankuk market, zion, galleria, gaju anywhere!!

        korean people must knew that

        gochujang is korea tradition ingredient

        pork ate together deep(gochujang) with retuce

        1. I get all my Korean groceries in Torrance. The supermarket there is very nice. It has changed hands a few times in the last few years so I am actually not sure if today it is Freshia or Zion Market. Here is the address:

          2515 Torrance Boulevard
          Torrance, CA 90503-5249