Smelly foods in the office

I try to bring my lunch to the office everyday, because it's cheaper and helps me keep track of my portions. I've been cautious to avoid smelly foods. I decided to rule out kimchi in my lunches for this reason. :(
Last week, a co-worker bought Indian food for lunch. Although this has a strong odor, my other co-workers seemed rather excited about it. I'm wondering if I might be limiting myself too much.

So, what's your standard for "too smelly" when it comes to office food? Is it worse when its heated in the microwave so it permeates the room?

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