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Food

Roy Choi Lands His Own TV Show On CNN

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Roy Choi is working on a new CNN show (Photo by Rebecca Sapp/Getty Images for AEG)
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On the heels of a pretty busy year for chef Roy Choi (like launching a restaurant and bar at Koreatown's The Line hotel to playing an integral role in Jon Favreau's food-centric film Chef), he can tack on one more achievement: getting a show on CNN.

Choi, who's melded Korean and Latin flavors together at his L.A. establishments from Chego to A-Frame and his Kogi BBQ truck that started it all (and possibly the fusion taco truck movement in our city), announced on Twitter yesterday the good news:

The show, which looks like it'll be called "Street Food" is a collaboration with Favreau. It's not clear what role the filmmaker will have on the show, but he tweeted a little Vine video dropping some hints of things to come:

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A CNN rep confirmed the new show to Eater, though didn't reveal much else: "I can confirm that a collaboration with Roy is in the works but we're not prepared to release details about the project."

Congrats, Roy!