Apr 25, 2016

Iota - Koreatown (3)

IOTA just announced that they are moving, and their last day is May 1st. Iota was one of the cafe I used to go all the time and I am little surprised they are moving to Texas. Anyways, this week is the last week that you get to try Iota so be sure to visit them!

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Shake, latte, tiramisu

soju and macaron

Hello kitty latte art

Cheesecake $6.75

Honey brick toast $15

Misugaru shake

Iota cloud $10

Peach soju

pumpkin crepe cake (not recommended)

Macaron ice cream sandwich

Chocolate shake $6

Frozen beer

IOTA coffee house
528 S. Western Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90020

(213) 568-3700

Weekends: ~2am


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Omega-3 Lemon Minis + Vitamin D3

In three easy-to-swallow softgels Omega-3 Lemon Minis + Vitamin D3 delivers a 2:1 ratio of DHA to EPA to support healthy brain and cardiovascular function.* Each serving contains 1050 mg of omega-3 fatty acids and 600 IU Vitamin D3 to support a healthy immune system as well as bone health.* Our product is independently tested and certified to ensure purity from contaminants and heavy metals, including mercury and lead. How is Omega-3 Lemon Minis + Vitamin D3 purified? CardioTabs Omega-3 Lemon Minis undergoes a highly complex purification processes including molecular distillation. How is Omega-3 Lemon Minis + Vitamin D environmentally friendly? CardioTabs Omega-3 Lemon Minis is a sustainably sourced DHA and EPA concentrated marine oil. CardioTabs Omega-3 Lemon Minis Marine Oil is a product of food grade calamari production. This oil is obtained using safe and sustainable fishing techniques that do not destroy the ocean habitat or deplete the fish stocks.

-Preventive Cardiologist and Registered Dietitian Developed
-1050 mg of Omega-3/serving
-600 IU of Vitamin D3/serving
-Delicious Lemon Flavored
-Gold Certified for Purity

Highly refined and concentrated omega-3 marine oil from Calamarine and fish oil (squid, anchovy, sardine, mackerel), capsule shell (gelatin, glycerin, purified water), natural lemon flavor, natural mixed tocopherols (soy), cholecalciferol.


Divas Never Age Hyaluronic Acid Serum

This hyaluronic acid serum is different from the others. It's not clear color, and it's little more creamy, and has nice smell. Maybe that's because pomegranate is in it..?

Divas Never Age contains Vitamin E, Niacinamide, Aloe Vera, Green Tea, Argan Oil, Moringa Oleifera and Pomegranate.

- Your Skin Will Get A Moisturizing Boost and a Tightening Effect to your Face, Neck and Décolleté. Clinically Proven to deliver greater results than other types of serums. It is Incredibly Effective at Rejuvenating Your Skin.

-The Exclusive Combination and Natural Antioxidants of this Vitamin C Serum with Hyaluronic Acid will PLUMP & HYDRATE YOUR SKIN, REDUCE & PREVENT WRINKLES, MINIMIZE DARK SPOTS, and RENEW & TIGHTEN YOUR SKIN.

-Made in the USA in a State of the Art FDA Facility.

-Never Tested in Animals. Not Harmful Chemicals for the Skin, Health or Environment. Does Not Contain Any Animal Product, Parabens or Sulfates and it is Safe for All Skin Types.


Biome Plus Broad Spectrum Probiotic

Biome Plus is a high-potency, hypoallergenic blend of ten certified probiotic species formulated to provide 50 billion CFUs in a single capsule. It offers a balanced spectrum of live organisms consisting of acid-resistant probiotic bacterial strains that are known to naturally colonize the human GI tract. Probiotic bacteria are critical for healthy digestion, help maintain the integrity of the intestinal lining, support proper intestinal motility and participate in the detoxification process.
Biome Plus contains bacterial strains that have been clinically validated for their support of healthy immune system function

-10x STRONGER THAN MOST PROBIOTICS ultra-potent 50 billion CFUs
-PROMOTE HEALTHY INTESTINAL FLORA, fortify your gut microbiome!
-STOMACH ACID RESISTANT STRAINS of Lactobacillus, Bifidobacteria and Streptococcus strains.
-DAIRY, WHEAT & GLUTEN FREE - Vegetarian/Vegan Formula

Probiotic Blend (50+ billion CFUs) in a base of cellulose Lactobacillus acidophilus (La-14), Bifidobacterium lactis (BI-04), Lactobacillus plantarum (Lp-115), Bifidobacterium lactis (BI-05), Lactobacillus rhamnosus (Lr-32), Strepto. thermophilus (St-21), Lactobacillus paracasei (Lp-37), Bifidobacterium breve (Bb-03), Lactobacillus salivarius (lS-33), Lactobacillus casei (Lc-11)



Max Ceramide Facial Skin Serum

Ceramide in this serum is a natural component which is found in all four layers of the human skin. This acts as a protective layer guarding the skin against infections and retaining moisture on the skin which can result in reduction of dermatitis, dry skin, eczema and wrinkles. With age, the ceramide decreases leading to wrinkles, dry, patchy and sagging skin.

Anti-Irritating and Skin Moisturizing Ceramides serum. This serum is excellent for the regular, dry and extra sensitive skin to reduce wrinkles and lines as a daily routine wrinkle care and also great during or after chemical peel.

Excellent for daily Routine: This serum is also excellent for extra sensitive or dry skin for a daily routine since it is formulated for the skin undergoing chemical peel procedure which causes the skin extremely sensitive and dry.

I like that it comes in a glass bottle.
-Allows for full shaking of the bottle:
-EDs have a reducer with a very small hole that prevents oxygen from entering the bottle, which minimizes oxidation and degradation of the serum inside.
-EDs are easier to use than typical droppers and are less likely to spill if the bottle falls over. 

Ceramide-3, Ceramide-6, Ceramide EOP, Hydroxypropyl Bispalmitamide MEA (Ceramide PC-104), Phytosphingosine, Cholesterol, Milk Lipids, Beta Carotene, Retinyl Palmitate, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate (Oil Base Vitamin C), Toco- pherol Acetate, Omega-3, 6, 9, Squalene (from Plant Oil), Octocrylene, Octylmethoxy Cinnamate, Pentylene Glycol, Triglyceride, Arnica Oil, Grape Seed Oil, Rose Hip Seed Oil, Butylated Hydroxytoluene and Phenoxyethanol.

Apply twice a day gently on the face, neck and chest. Use more often if you need. You may use it alone but we recommend you to combine with our water-based serums or cream for synergistic effects. You may add to your favorite daily cream. Visit our site for in-depth instructions before use.


Apr 15, 2016

Bongsunga Hakdang - Koreatown

This place is in the business for 10 years, but I have never been to this place, until now. It's a hole-in -the wall type of place. Very quiet and private. The customers are 99% Koreans and they play Kpop. The worker may not speak very good English and no happy hour, and the food is little slow (well, better than ready in 1 min like instant food, right?), but I just love this place. In fact, I went back on the next day. The food is very good and the service is good, too. It's a hidden jam. It's located right next to Hwa Sun Ji.

The most popular item is chicken feet so if you like eating chicken feet, try it here.

We started off with some blueberry soju and makkori.

Complimentary soup

Seafood udon stir fry $13.99
We loved it. It's little spicy, and there were lots of seafood in it, including crab, shrimp, mussels, etc. Recommended.

Korean meatball $13.99
I know, it's not the typical meatballs. It looks like Korean pancake but meat in it.

This is nori seaweed on top of white rice.

You mix it, and then make rice balls.

cheese corn

Grilled hagfish $19.99
My Korean friend LOVED it. I was little scared to try it but it was actually very flavorful with a touch of spiciness.

Bacon wrapped rice cake ($2.99), Kalbi ($4), and sausage ($1.99)

Bongsunga Hakdang
3950 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90010
(213) 383-3373

Mon-Sat: 6PM–3AM
Sunday: 6PM–12AM


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