A model of jajangmyeon in Incheon Chinatown. Pictures: Alamy

Korea’s ‘Black Day’ noodle dish and its Chinese roots

While couples celebrate Valentine’s and White Day, Korean singles get to ‘wallow in grief’ while chowing down on tossed noodles in meat sauce every April 14. Where did that dish originate?

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A model of jajangmyeon in Incheon Chinatown. Pictures: Alamy
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