Instagram image with the hashtag #dalgonacoffeechallenge, one of many showing off people’s attempts at making the drink. Photo: Instagram / @grub_queeen

Story behind dalgona coffee, coronavirus social media craze with roots in South Korea

  • It’s all the rage on TikTok, Instagram and Facebook but the dalgona coffee challenge has roots in a South Korean street treat popular in the 70s and 80s
  • The new craze started in January when Korean actor Jung Il-woo showed how to make the drink
Topic |   Social media
Instagram image with the hashtag #dalgonacoffeechallenge, one of many showing off people’s attempts at making the drink. Photo: Instagram / @grub_queeen
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