Los Angelesâ?? Koreatown occupies several blocks around Wilshire Blvd. and S Western Ave. west of downtown. Some flock to the areaâ??s karaoke bars, Korean barbecue restaurants and specialty grocery stores. Those seeking a more spiritual cultural experience are welcome to meditate at Koreatownâ??s Thal Mah Sah Buddhist Temple on Olympic Blvd.