L.A. Greats of Film and Food Jon Favreau and Roy Choi Screen ‘Chef’

The ‘My Favorite Movie’ Series Launches With a Love and Laugh Fest

Evan Kleiman, Roy Choi, Jon Favreau

In 2009, Zócalo was the first L.A. organization to invite Roy Choi—then a restaurant-chef-turned-food-truck-operator who was selling Korean barbecue-filled tacos on the streets of Southern California—to speak on a panel about food. Five years later, back on Zócalo’s stage, Choi told a massive, standing-room-only crowd that “it’s nice to come full circle.” He was launching the Zócalo/KCRW “My Favorite Movie” series, presented with the support of L.A.’s Department of Cultural Affairs, at downtown’s Million Dollar Theatre.

Today, Choi’s restaurant empire stretches across the city, he’s the author of a memoir, L.A. …

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