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A guide to Koreatown in Garden Grove: Lim Bang Ah

Whether it’s an elaborate display of tteok for a wedding, or an order of those ovaline rice cakes for a New Year’s Day tteok manduguk celebration, Lim Bang Ah has served the Garden Grove community for decades.

Fresh rice cakes, or tteok, at Lim Bang Ah, a Korean rice cake bakery in Garden Grove’s Koreatown. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Fresh rice cakes, or tteok, at Lim Bang Ah, a Korean bakery and deli in Garden Grove’s Koreatown. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
From behind the counter, Lim Bang An owners Yoon Here Nam, left, and Phillip Nam sell fresh tteok to Elena Hahm of Irvine. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Lim Bang Ah, a Korean rice cake bakery in Garden Grove’s Koreatown. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
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