‘Cambodian Cowboy’ Charms Foodies With Cultural Spin on BBQ
This pitmaster certainly turns heads. Always wearing his hat and boots, Chad Phuong is known as the Cambodian Cowboy and he’s got the smoker skills to prove it. His roving business, blending American barbecue with Cambodian flavors, is taking southern california by storm. It started in 1980, when Phuong and his family came to California as refugees from Cambodia. He lost his father to the brutal Khmer Rouge regime. Inside Edition Digital’s Mara Montalbano has more.