Food literacy means developing literacy about food as well as building literacy through food. “Sohn-massh” is the flavors in our fingertips. It is the love Korean mothers mix into their handmade foods. June Jo Lee, co-author of CHEF ROY CHOI AND THE STREET FOOD REMIX (2018-2019 Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List/ 2018 Orbis Pictus Nonfiction Award Honor) and a food ethnographer who studies how America eats, will share her favorite childhood food from her native South Korea, and the story of chef Roy Choi, the Korean American chef in Los Angeles who kickstarted the national food truck movement and now promoting social justice through his new fast food chain, Locol. Time magazine named Choi among “100 Most Influential People in the World in 2016.”
ALA Unit/Subunit: ALA, UNO
Meeting Type: PopTop Stage
Cost: Included with full conference and exhibits only registration.