2018 Winter Olympic Visitors Reveal What They're Eating At and Around the Games

Abbey White
Food & Wine
Winter games attendees are previewing an Olympic-sized feast on social media.

2018 Winter Olympic Visitors Reveal What They're Eating At and Around the Games

Winter games attendees are previewing an Olympic-sized feast on social media.

Beyond the games themselves, the Olympics are about representing the beauty of different cultures while at the same time bringing those same cultures together. So what better way to represent that Olympic effort than through food? Lucky for the visitors flocking to and around Pyeongchang and Gangneung, the locations of the Olympic facilities, they won’t have a difficult time indulging in the more savory spirit of the games. The South Korean cities have a booming culinary culture and are presently offering a mashup of both regional fare and international favorites, courtesy of area restaurants, markets, vendors and the Olympic dining facilities.

The Winter Games have officially begun, which means so has this special two-week winter food tour. And this year, there are even a number of well-known chefs currently on the ground, from David Chang to Deuki Hong to Judy Joo who will, no doubt, clue us hungry stateside fans into what they're eating. We'll also be on the lookout for the specialized food the athletes will be fueling up with in the Olympic Village (which Michael Phelps gave us the inside scoop about from his Summer Games experiences).

No doubt, as the games progress we'll be seeing stunning sports moments accompanied by equally satisfying food photos coming out of these Olympics. From beautiful Korean barbecue spreads and street food breads to pizza and ice cream, here is just some of the food people are already enjoying during the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics that we've rounded up via Instagram.

Market and Street Food

#market #asia #gangneung #pyeongchang2018 #streetfood #spicy

A post shared by French TV Video Reporter ???????????? (@30_days_in_pyeongchang) on Feb 6, 2018 at 7:36pm PST

Barbecue

#koreanbbq #korean #korea #pyeongchang2018

A post shared by Simon Evans (@sgevans) on Feb 6, 2018 at 7:21pm PST

Heerlijk Koreaans gegeten! ????

A post shared by Robert Prins (@r0bertprins) on Feb 8, 2018 at 7:00am PST

#korean #bbq #dinner #yummie

A post shared by Steven Joergensen (@verve1977) on Feb 8, 2018 at 6:02am PST

Bibimbap

First meal in South Korea. Yum. #pyeongchang2018

A post shared by Ken Hanscom (@thekenhanscom) on Feb 6, 2018 at 7:26pm PST

Kimchi

Chestnuts

Glass Noodles

Dinner! #pyeongchang2018 #koreanfood

A post shared by Maki Nibayashi (@makinibayashi) on Feb 3, 2018 at 5:50am PST

Sushi

Sushi and Soju #Olympics #NBC #audiolife #productionlife #blessed #Korea

A post shared by Jared Parfaite (@lower9thaudio) on Jan 30, 2018 at 5:45am PST

Tofu

Ulu Seaweed Soup

Udon Soup

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A post shared by Huiseon_Jeong (@huiseon_jeong) on Jan 29, 2018 at 2:52am PST

Beef, Sausage, and Shrimp

Korean Beef with Sesame Seeds

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A post shared by ??? (@sungin_k1010) on Feb 8, 2018 at 6:55am PST

Duck

Burgers

Pizza

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A post shared by ?? ?E??(•?•)? (@reum_e.e) on Feb 8, 2018 at 5:42am PST

Wasabi Crips

Donuts

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A post shared by Huiseon_Jeong (@huiseon_jeong) on Jan 18, 2018 at 12:39am PST

Baked Chocolate Mousse

Ice Cream

Matcha Rolls

Two pieces of #green #tea heaven. #gangneung #korea

A post shared by Steven Joergensen (@verve1977) on Feb 8, 2018 at 6:00am PST

Lattes

#pyeongchang2018 #winterolympics #phoenixsnowpark #lattesfortwo

A post shared by Bernadette Wozniak (@bernadette_wozniak) on Feb 6, 2018 at 4:04pm PST

Tea

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A post shared by John (@johnsing999) on Feb 8, 2018 at 7:40am PST

Soda

#korea #pyeongchang2018 #olympics #fcstakes #fcstakespyeongchang

A post shared by Gabriel Rosa (@gabriel_rosa0304) on Jan 22, 2018 at 4:54am PST

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