A statue of a Chinese chef welcomes visitors to Jjajangmyeon Museum. Photo: Park Chan-kyong A statue of a Chinese chef welcomes visitors to Jjajangmyeon Museum. Photo: Park Chan-kyong
A statue of a Chinese chef welcomes visitors to Jjajangmyeon Museum. Photo: Park Chan-kyong

The noodle museum dedicated to Korea’s soul food – and its Chinese creator

  • Jjajangmyeon is widely eaten in the homes and offices of South Korea and has become ingrained into the national psyche. But it was invented by a Chinese immigrant

Topic |   South Korea
A statue of a Chinese chef welcomes visitors to Jjajangmyeon Museum. Photo: Park Chan-kyong A statue of a Chinese chef welcomes visitors to Jjajangmyeon Museum. Photo: Park Chan-kyong
A statue of a Chinese chef welcomes visitors to Jjajangmyeon Museum. Photo: Park Chan-kyong
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