No, Sang Yoon Will Not Get With the Program

The Man Behind Father’s Office Talks Cooking, Business, and Collective Punishment For Ketchup-Related Outbursts

Sang Yoon, chef and owner of the Father’s Office and Lukshon restaurants, sat down with KCRW Good Food host Evan Kleiman to talk about entrepreneurship, inspiration, burgers, and, of course, ketchup (or rather the lack thereof at his Santa Monica and Culver City gastropubs) at a Grand Park event in partnership with the Music Center.

Kleiman introduced Yoon by explaining how, in 2000, the former executive chef at Michael’s in Santa Monica came to open a restaurant famous for burgers and beer. But she wanted him to start at the beginning.

Yoon …

“Stupid Foodies Are Really Irritating”

Tracie McMillan and Even Kleiman Discuss the American Way of Eating

Journalist Tracie McMillan’s year-long journey through the most menial jobs in the American food system–picking grapes and garlic in California fields, stocking a Wal-Mart produce section outside Detroit, and working …