In our new series Hot On the Burner, we analyze which restaurants and chefs are having their best week ever in the press — and who’s getting burned, and hard. This week, it’s raining Roy Choi, and hard.
Hot On the Burner: Roy Choi
A new CNN show, Street Food, means the Kogi King will be invading your home, even for those of you outside of LA. So the world naturally rejoiced.
— Claire Gendel (@Clairetastic) August 11, 2014
And no one is having more fun than he is.
— Papi Choilo (@RidingShotgunLA) August 13, 2014
Hot On the Burner: David Chang
A close second to Choi this weekend, Chang announced plans for a D.C. Momofuku and Milk Bar and made every yuppie politico in Washington pee themselves.
And then we found out that he likes pedicures, too, so, winning all around.
Flaming Out: Giada de Laurentiis
How to bounce back when Pete Wells skewers your restaurant?
Flaming Out: David Burke
A new lawsuit prompted by a former employee alleges Burke discriminated against Muslim workers. No bueno.
Flaming Out: Gordon Ramsay
On the plus side, he’s got those abs, so.
Flaming Out: Lenny McNab
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