'Superdopehypeincredible' Episode Five Cruises the Streets of LA With Roy Choi

The famed restauranteur touches on everything, from his rough upbringing to his “Papi” nickname.

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In the latest installment of Union LA’s Superdopehypeincredible video series, Roy Choi, aka “Papi,” cruises the streets of Los Angeles making pit stops at a few of his famed eateries. Starting off at Locol, his latest project along with Daniel Patterson, the concept restaurant takes aim at revolutionizing the current state of fast food by using fresh, locally-sourced ingredients all at reasonably set prices. Trekking on to A-Frame and Kogi, Roy candidly references his rough and tumble upbringing, touching upon some rather sensitive subjects including drug and alcohol addiction. Considered by many as the “Godfather” of modern day street food, Choi, in many eyes, embodies a set of laudable characteristics vital to any inner city neighborhood. For more, check out the full video above.

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