Summit Sparks Craze for N.Korean Cold Noodles

  • By Lee Kil-seong

    April 30, 2018 12:15

    North Korean restaurants are seeing a surge in business after the summit between the two Koreas last Friday highlighted the North's famous cold buckwheat noodles.

    A bowl of North Korean cold noodles is placed in the dinner table after the inter-Korean summit on Friday.

    A branch of North Korea's famous Okryugwan restaurant in Beijing was packed on Saturday afternoon.

    One staffer said there was a queue on the evening of the summit, mostly of North and South Korean customers who toasted and cheered the event.

    A branch of North Korea's Okryugwan restaurant in Beijing is crowded on Saturday.

    All across South Korea, restaurants serving North Korean cold noodles have also been bustling since the summit.

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