Koreatown or Chinatown?

argenstated

Registered
Hello!

I'm traveling to Buenos Aires in about a month and want to pick up some Korean cooking essentials (I'm living in a small city in Argentina). My question: is it better to go to Koreatown or Chinatown? Do both neighborhoods have ethnic grocery stores/supermarkets?

I'm sorry if the questions seem silly, but in my part of the States I usually go to the local Chinese supermarket for Korean goods. Is it the same in Buenos Aires?

Specifically, I'm looking for:
Chopsticks/bowls
Gochujang (고추장)
Doenjang (된장)
Gochugaru (고추가루)
Chunjang (춘장)
Soy sauce
Sesame Oil + sesame seeds
Seaweed (김, 미역)
Mirin
Myeolchi
Soup base
Noodles (glass, kalguksu, etc)

Also, any restaurant recommendations for Korean food?
 

Bajo_cero2

Registered
You find the Korean groceries at the KT. However, it is a block far from the most dangerous narco villa in CABA.
The CT is safe and you can find most of those groseries.
The problem with K restaurants is where they and that they look too ugly. If this is not an issue for you, go for lunch to this one:
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It is the best k parrilla in town.
 
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