The 10 Dishes That Made My Career: Roy Choi

The Kogi BBQ co-founder finds inspiration in everything from black truffles at Le Bernardin to beef jerky at liquor stores.


1. Mom's Tofu

A dish that influences my life everyday is the mehwon dubu (spicy tofu) that my mom used to make. It wasn't Chinese-style. It was steamed, warm tofu. It had soy, green onion, and garlic sauce over the top. It continues to influence my cooking today. It defines one anchor of flavor I always go back to. It defines where I take things—I like things kind of soft. Soft and warm (laughs). That's how I like it.

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