“Whether you’ve flipped sizzling beef over a Korean barbecue, crunched down on a tangy piece of kimchi, or basked in the warm steam wafting off a bibimbap bowl, the experience is captivating. What you might not know, though, is that your meal likely came with a heaping side of government funds.” The $40m bet that made South Korea a food and cultural power.

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