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The noodle museum dedicated to Korea’s soul food – and its Chinese creator — South China Morning Post

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— by Park Chan-kyong: A huge statue of a Chinese chef hurrying with a delivery container in hand has drawn tourists to a grey-and-red brick building in South Korea’s oldest Chinatown in the port city of Incheon.

Welcome to Jjajangmyeon Museum, an unusual facility dedicated to the country’s popular noodles served with brown sauce and its inventor, a Chinese immigrant.

The renovated two-storey building with green window panes used to house the once-popular Gonghhuachun Chinese restaurant, the birthplace of the ubiquitous food, which is widely eaten in homes and offices, together with fried chicken and pizza, in South Korea…

Image courtesy of the South China Morning Post

April 20, 2019 — 16:30

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