Forget kimchi. It turns out that Urkel was the secret ingredient behind the now-legendary success of the Kogi truck phenomenon — inspiration for May’s Jon Favreau-directed indie film Chef, in which he starred alongside Scarlett Johansson and Sofia Vergara — that took L.A. by storm a few years ago. In real life, actor Jaleel White (who played Urkel on Family Matters) — a major foodie and fan of Kogi mastermind Roy Choi’s cooking since his Trader Vic’s days — dismissed the chef’s initial plans to sell his Korean BBQ mash-up tacos out of a street cart.
Video · How Urkel Was Responsible For The Kogi Truck Phenomenon
Celebrities · August 19, 2021