"Fergus Henderson's Nose to Tail Eating also spoke to me, made me believe in my cooking. Forget measuring, just take a handful of this or that, he writes, or make sure your guests are in a good mood before serving spleen. He says it's done, probably, when you think it's done. This book is how cooks really cook: from the heart, cooking a heart, and with a little tongue-in-cheek while cooking tongue or braising cheeks."
Choi, as you may know, recently signed a deal with Ecco (Anthony Bourdain! Dan Halpern!) to write his first cookbook, Spaghetti Junction: Riding Shotgun With an L.A. Chef, due out next year.