‘Street food is about capturing the imagination in one bite.’ ~ Roy Choi
I recently watched an entire season of “The Taste”, ABC’s foray into reality cooking shows, and two episodes really struck a chord and got me thinking about who I am and where I need to go. On episode two (season two), guest mentor Edward Lee described his approach to food in the ‘My Life on a Plate’ segment. I love how he explained fusing Korean and Southern food by finding commonalities and manipulating them. In episode four, Roy Choi said ‘street food is about capturing the imagination in one bite.’ There is a lot of power in that statement. Eating street food is a very different experience than one in a typical white table clothed restaurant. You have no props, no decor, just one bite to win them over….