Anthony Bourdain

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Anthony Bourdain

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in New York City, New York, The United States
June 25, 1956

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Anthony Bourdain is the author of the novels Bone in the Throat and Gone Bamboo, in addition to the megabestsellers Kitchen Confidential and A Cook’s Tour.
His work has appeared in the New York Times and the New Yorker, and he is a contributing authority for Food Arts magazine. He is the host of the popular television show No Reservations.


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As our final episode of NO RESERVATIONS approaches, I’ve been asked to write a top ten list of personal favorites. That’s hard to do. It’s been a mixed bag—and deliberately so. Travel and food shows necessarily tell more or less the same story: somebody goes someplace, eats and drinks a lot of stuff, comes to some kind of conclusion (rightly or wrongly) then goes home. My partners and I—a rotat...

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Average rating: 3.90 · 149,822 ratings · 10,201 reviews · 36 distinct works · Similar authors
Kitchen Confidential: Adven...
3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 104,019 ratings — published 2000 — 70 editions
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Medium Raw: A Bloody Valent...
3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 16,219 ratings — published 2010 — 29 editions
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A Cook's Tour: Global Adven...
3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 13,542 ratings — published 2001 — 29 editions
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The Nasty Bits: Collected V...
3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 6,999 ratings — published 2005 — 17 editions
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Anthony Bourdain's Les Hall...
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4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 3,688 ratings — published 2004 — 10 editions
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No Reservations: Around the...
3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 2,512 ratings — published 2007 — 4 editions
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Bone in the Throat
3.25 of 5 stars 3.25 avg rating — 1,529 ratings — published 1995 — 15 editions
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Typhoid Mary: An Urban Hist...
3.47 of 5 stars 3.47 avg rating — 1,440 ratings — published 2001 — 6 editions
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The Bobby Gold Stories
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3.11 of 5 stars 3.11 avg rating — 818 ratings — published 2002 — 8 editions
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“your body is not a temple, it's an amusement park. Enjoy the ride.”
Anthony Bourdain, Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly

“I don't have to agree with you to like you or respect you.”
Anthony Bourdain

“Do we really want to travel in hermetically sealed popemobiles through the rural provinces of France, Mexico and the Far East, eating only in Hard Rock Cafes and McDonalds? Or do we want to eat without fear, tearing into the local stew, the humble taqueria's mystery meat, the sincerely offered gift of a lightly grilled fish head? I know what I want. I want it all. I want to try everything once.”
Anthony Bourdain, Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly

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