Roy Choi Gives ‘Top Chef’ Contestants Some Though Love
By Peter Kang
The godfather of the modern food truck movement gave an earful to the final five “cheftestants” on Bravo’s reality TV cooking competition, lambasting them with gentle profanities for not cooking from the heart.
Roy Choi made an appearance on Top Chef: New Orleans which aired on Wednesday night as a judge for a Quick Fire challenge to make a po’ boy sandwich.
Choi politely eyed Nicholas’ fried shrimp po’ boy with mayo, sriracha, fennel and pancetta and seriously considered Shirley’s sautéed catfish po’ boy with mirin, ginger, garlic glaze and cabbage slaw.
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