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The Pioneer February 28, 2018. “Bay Area Non-Profit’s Plans to Teach Local Students Sustainable Cooking Skills” by Priscila Chavez.

Heritage Radio Network (Listen to us here!) January 17, 2018, “FEAST YR EARS: What The Cooking Project is Cooking Up in San Francisco.”

Food & Wine November 06, 2017: Daniel Patterson, “How One Award-Winning Chef is Fighting Discrimination in the Restaurant Industry.”

Random Lengths News January 25, 2016: Katrina Guevara’s “Choi, Patterson Give Watts Healthy, Affordable Fast Food Option”

NBC News January 21, 2016: James S. Kim’s “Roy Choi Wants to Take ‘Locol’ Food National, Feed the Unfed”

The Wall Street Journal Magazine March 30, 2015: Howie Kahn’s “Chefs Daniel Patterson and Roy Choi Reimagine Fast Food”

Edible SF January 22, 2015: Sarah Henry’s “Daniel Patterson Makes Leap from Fine Dining to Fast Food. Will Regular Folk Bite?”

Coyle January 15, 2015: “Giving Back: San Francisco Chefs Teach Free Cooking Classes for Homeless and At-Risk Youth”

“We have welcomed many chefs, who have taught hundreds of kids simple, delicious food that they can make at home. The response from the young people has been overwhelmingly, viscerally positive. It is very clear that everyone, regardless of upbringing or experience, craves delicious food made with real ingredients,” says Chef Patterson.

Inside Scoop December 17, 2014: Paolo Lucchesi’s “Loco’l finds a location in San Francisco’s Tenderloin”

SF Eater December 14, 2014: Allie Pape’s “Daniel Patterson & Roy Choi’s Loco’l Opening at Tenderloin’s Most Dangerous Corner”

Food Tank October 26, 2014: “Food Tank and the James Beard Foundation present the 2014 Good Food Org Guide”

The Bold Italic August 26, 2014: Lauren Sloss’s “Fancy SF Chefs Getting into Fast Food Biz”

Huffington Post December 9, 2013: Emily Elyse Miller’s “A Talk With Daniel Patterson & The Artful Chef Event”

7×7 October 16, 2013: “Top 49 Favorite Charities: It’s Time to Vote!”

The James Beard Foundation October 1, 2013

SFUSD July 2013

Inside Scoop June 25, 2013: Amanda Gold’s “The Cooking Project Takes Shape, as Local Chefs Help San Francisco Youths”

The recipes are also affordable. The recipes shared in Sunday’s story — like Patterson’s Cabbage Rye Pork Soup or Mourad Lahlou’s braised chicken legs — can all be made for well under $3 a serving.

San Francisco Chronicle June 21, 2013: Amanda Gold’s “Chefs Teach Food Lessons to Street Teens”


Food & Wine  May 3, 2018, “Coi to Throw Two Blow-Out Dinners for 12th Anniversary Celebration” by Maria Yagoda.

Vogue Magazine January 19, 2016: Jennifer Conrad’s “The New Fast Food: Affordable, Healthy, Sustainable”

San Francisco Chronicle November 6, 2015: Amanda Gold’s “For Bay Area teens, life lessons from the kitchen”

San Francisco Chronicle March 24, 2015: Paolo Lucchesi’s “Tenderloin to Taste Culinary Celebrity with Crowdfunded Food Spot”

LAist August 25, 2014: Krista Simmons’ “Roy Choi Working On A Healthy Fast Food Chain To Compete With McDonald’s”