First up is Los Angeles food truck chef Roy Choi and his memoir slash cookbook Spaghetti Junction: Riding Shotgun with an L.A. Chef. The book will supposedly enlighten readers and explain "why only Los Angeles could have raised a boy like Roy, and why only a boy like Roy can show you what Southern California regional cooking looks, smells and tastes like."
Ecco has also picked up Prophets of Smoked Meat from Daniel Vaughn, of Full Custom Gospel BBQ, as well as a memoir from kickboxer Mark Miller (called Fight Shark). Makes sense, seeing as Bourdain's wife is all up in that Jiu-Jitsu scene.
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