Chef Sang Yoon, Cookin' and Bookin' Before he opened his own place (a bar and restaurant in Santa Monica, Calif., called Father's Office) Sang Yoon served up gourmet cuisine at Michael's. As our series of summer reading chats continues, he reveals a taste for books about eats.
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Chef Sang Yoon, Cookin' and Bookin'

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Chef Sang Yoon, Cookin' and Bookin'

Chef Sang Yoon, Cookin' and Bookin'

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Sang Yoon, burgermeister.

Sang Yoon describes himself as a chef and a beer sommelier. But before he bought his own place (a bar and restaurant in Santa Monica, Calif., called Father's Office) he served up gourmet cuisine at swanky Michael's.

Father's Office features at least 35 beers on tap and what LA.com describes as "bliss-inducing burgers." As our series of summer reading chats continues, Sang Yoon reveals a taste for books about eats.

Sang Yoon's Reading List

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Hey, he's a chef. So the realization that Sang Yoon's book list has a unifying theme -- food -- shouldn't exactly make you spit out your toast. His favorites include:

Kitchen Confidential, by Anthony Bourdain

Curious George Makes Pancakes, by Margret Rey (illustrated by H. A. Rey)

Reflections on Culinary Artistry, by Pierre Gagnaire

He's now reading:

Your Ultimate Pilates Body Challenge, by Brooke Siler

Are You Really Going to Eat That?, by Robb Walsh

He'd like to read:

The Man Who Ate Everything, by Jeffrey Steingarten

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