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Watch a Preview For Parts Unknown in LA With Roy Choi

Hillary Dixler Canavan is Eater's restaurant editor and the author of the publication's debut book, Eater: 100 Essential Restaurant Recipes From the Authority on Where to Eat and Why It Matters (Abrams, September 2023). Her work focuses on dining trends and the people changing the industry — and scouting the next hot restaurant you need to try on Eater's annual Best New Restaurant list.

In this coming Sunday's episode of Parts Unknown, host Anthony Bourdain heads to Los Angeles for where he will explore "the meeting point of Asian, Mexican, Latino culture" with Kogi chef Roy Choi. In the preview, Choi and Bourdain go to Beverly Tofu House in LA's Koreatown and talk about Korean-American food. They eat Soon Tofu, a soup with soft tofu unique to LA. Choi explains that while Korean cuisine in LA has had to adapt since the available ingredients are different, it has never been about "pleasing the American palate." Bourdain wonders if Korean-American food has been "messed with the least" of all the immigrant cuisines in America. If you missed last week's Myanmar episode, do check out Eater's Quotable Bourdain. The teaser, below.

Video: Parts Unknown: Los Angeles

· Parts Unknown: Korean-American food stays true to its roots [YouTube]
· All Parts Unknown Coverage on Eater [-E-]

Beverly Tofu House

2717 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90006