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Museum Kimchikan in Seoul, South Korea

In 1988, when the top international athletes were competing for medals at the Seoul Olympics in South Korea, a new star was introduced to the world, one that had nothing to do with sport. It was the first time kimchi, a spicy fermented cabbage dish, was experienced by such a wide variety of people. This marked the start of kimchi’s global journey, and now the dish, which is a traditional staple of both North and South Korea, can be seen on menus around the world.
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