Title: Chef Roy Choi and the Street Food Remix
By: Jacqueline Briggs Martin and June JoLee
Call #: xBiog Choi.R Marti.J
This is a biography for kids about one of America’s most innovative classically trained chefs who sells his creative food (Korean tacos!) in a food truck or in storefronts in the distressed areas of Los Angeles. His food is a dramatic mix of Korean and America fast food. The thing that makes this book blockbuster is the illustrator — Man One, a famous museum-quality graffiti artist who knows Roy Choi himself. His use of color is very innovative and really makes you feel you are reading about street food! This is Man One’s first children’s book and I hope it will not be his last.
Tags: biography, cooks, Kogi BBQ Tacos, Locol restaurants, Los Angeles