Black Truffles at Le Bernardin: As Good As Sex

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“I worked there for my first job as a real cook coming up out of culinary school. That was the dish I cooked every single day; it was a part of my station … It changed the course of everything in my life. That was like … I don’t know how to describe it. It was my first fuck (laughs).” —Kogi BBQ truck co-founder and Los Angeles restaurateur Roy Choi, who got his start making black truffle ahi tuna at Le Bernardin. [First We Feast]