Tag Archives: Anthony Bourdain

After 4 Years, Bourdain Market Dumped You Over Christmas

Source: Grub Street NY

Way back in January of 2014, the New York Post announced that Anthony Bourdain was opening an ambitious New York food hall, featuring a diverse group of international vendors. Great idea, right? There was no location yet, but Bourdain’s real-estate broker confidently said, “We are talking to every big …

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Anthony Bourdain Talks José Andrés and ‘Meathead Culture’ With Seth Meyers

Source: Grub Street NY

Anthony Bourdain was on Late Night With Seth Meyers last night, discussing the good and the very ugly. After discussing Parts Unknown, the conversation veered toward José Andrés’s relief efforts in Puerto Rico, which Bourdain described as “a testament to what individual people can do, what chefs can do.” …

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Azerbaijan Bans Anthony Bourdain for Stealthily Filming in Disputed Territory

Source: Grub Street NY

Anthony Bourdain is a pro at getting under people‘s skin, but now he’s upset an entire government — the one in Azerbaijan. For an upcoming Parts Unknown about Armenian cuisine and culture, he traveled to a region known as Nagorno-Karabakh, a disputed territory technically located inside …

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Anthony Bourdain Blames Himself for the Restaurant Industry’s ‘Meathead’ Culture

Source: Grub Street NY

In the wake of the explosive report detailing years of sexual harassment and abuse at John Besh’s restaurants, people have been eagerly awaiting outrage from the industry’s leading men, and they’re finally getting it from Anthony Bourdain. The Parts Unknown host and former executive chef (he moved …

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Why Anthony Bourdain Ripped Into James Corden on Twitter

Source: Grub Street NY

On Friday night, James Corden took advantage of his platform at Los Angeles’s amfAR Gala to talk about Harvey Weinstein — by telling jokes about the movie mogul’s alleged decades of sexual assault and harassment. The British comedian cracked three jokes about the case, describing the room as “so …

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Your Cheeseburgers Are Ruining the Planet

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Happy Monday, everyone. We know that everyone had a busy weekend trying to milk the last of summer out of the first days of fall. But while you were out enjoying the sun, news was happening all over the world. And not the infuriating, depressing, regular kind of news, but the good kind. Food news.…

The post Your Cheeseburgers Are Ruining the Planet appeared first on Philadelphia Magazine.

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Here’s the Funniest Defense of Guy Fieri You’ll Ever Hear

Source: Grub Street NY

I know you think Guy Fieri is just a day-old Hot Pocket filled with Smash Mouth lyrics, but what if he’s actually good? This is the fundamental premise behind comedian Shane Torres’s definitive defense of the Mayor of Flavortown. And now you can hear it, too, as we are happy …

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What It’s Like to Work on Bourdain Market: The Food Hall’s First Vendor on Anthony Bourdain’s Massive New Project

Source: Grub Street NY

Bourdain Market might be the most anticipated New York food project in history. Two years ago, Anthony Bourdain revealed his intention to transform a 155,000-square-foot stretch of Meatpacking District SuperPier into a wonderland of street-food specialists and high-end purveyors. As you might expect from …

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Anthony Bourdain Finally Eats His Way Through Queens on This Sunday’s Parts Unknown

Source: Grub Street NY

In nine seasons of Parts Unknown, the closest Anthony Bourdain has gotten to Queens is the theme song that kicks off every episode — it’s by Josh Homme and Mark Lanegan of Queens of the Stone Age. Finally, though, for this Sunday’s new show, the New York native

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Food flick “Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent” opens May 19 in Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Chef Jeremiah Tower in documentary “Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent.” The film opens in Atlanta on May 19. / The Orchard

Star Wars fans waited with expectancy for May 4 to arrive. On May 19, food lovers get their turn. That’s when culinary flick “Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent” comes to Atlanta. The documentary will be shown at Midtown Arts Cinema, located at 931 Monroe Drive in the Midtown Promenade Center.

The film explores the rise and fall of chef Jeremiah Tower, a controversial figure in American gastronomy and one of the country’s first celebrity chefs. Tower rose to prominence in the ...

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Anthony Bourdain Politely Offered to ‘Rearrange’ David Duke’s Kneecaps

Source: Grub Street NY

Did you think Anthony Bourdain is a firm supporter of white genocide? David Duke, an ex-Klansman, gave the chef a wake-up call last night when he retweeted a comically absurd attack on Bourdain by a right-wing publisher called Counter-Currents, which he cited as new proof of a Jewish …

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Watch the Official Trailer for Anthony Bourdain’s New Documentary, Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent

Source: Grub Street NY

Almost a year after debuting at film festivals, executive producer Anthony Bourdain and director Lydia Tenaglia’s documentary, Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent, will hit theaters next month — premiering in New York on April 21 and in Los Angeles one week later.

The film explores Tower’s …

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We wanted to tell you the story of Atlanta’s unsung kitchen workers, but we can’t.

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Immigrants play an enormous role in the mechanics of running a kitchen. “As any chef will tell you, our entire service economy—the restaurant business as we know it—in most American cities, would collapse overnight without Mexican workers,” said Anthony Bourdain in 2014. “Some, of course, like to claim that Mexicans are ‘stealing American jobs.’ But in two decades as a chef and employer, I never had ONE American kid walk in my door and apply for a dishwashing job, a porter’s position—or even a job as prep cook. Mexicans do much of the work in this country that Americans, provably, ...

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We wanted to tell you the story of Atlanta’s unsung kitchen workers, but we can’t.

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Immigrants play an enormous role in the mechanics of running a kitchen. “As any chef will tell you, our entire service economy—the restaurant business as we know it—in most American cities, would collapse overnight without Mexican workers,” said Anthony Bourdain in 2014. “Some, of course, like to claim that Mexicans are ‘stealing American jobs.’ But in two decades as a chef and employer, I never had ONE American kid walk in my door and apply for a dishwashing job, a porter’s position—or even a job as prep cook. Mexicans do much of the work in this country that Americans, provably, ...

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Anthony Bourdain Will Produce a Documentary on Food Waste

Source: Grub Street NY

Anthony Bourdain is beefing up his IMDb page. Fresh off of publishing Appetites, his first cookbook in over a decade, word now comes, via Variety, that the Parts Unknown host will produce a documentary called Wasted! The Story of Food Waste. He’ll tackle the project with …

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Weekend Food Events: Food History Festival, a Boo-zy Halloween Brunch

Source: Washingtonian Food

TV host on tour: Anthony Bourdain, host of CNN’s Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, is coming to DAR Constitution Hall on Thursday at 7:30 pm as part of an 11-city tour. The globe-trotting chef plans on discussing diverse cultures and street cuisines before taking questions from the audience. Look here for available seats and tickets.

Time to unwined: Say goodbye to the stress of work and hello to the weekend at Cork Wine Bar this Friday. The cozy Logan Circle spot is hosting a 7 pm dinner curated by renowned Italian winemaker Elisabetta Foradori. Guests can sip a ...

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Here’s the Latest on Anthony Bourdain’s Massive New York Food Market

Source: Grub Street NY

The forthcoming Bourdain Market is certainly one of the most ambitious food projects undertaken in New York, or elsewhere, for that matter. Formally announced last year, the 155,000-square-foot market was originally supposed to open in 2017. But a project of this magnitude is bound to encounter hiccups. Over …

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Anthony Bourdain Watches the Sun Rise Over Coffee and a Double Order of Bacon

Source: Grub Street NY

The Grub Street Diet debuted ten years ago, and to celebrate, we’ve asked some favorite subjects to once again chronicle everything they eat and drink. In 2010, Parts Unknown host Anthony Bourdain cured a hangover with “supermarket ham on whole-wheat bread slathered in a …

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This Week, We’re Celebrating 10 Years of the Grub Street Diet

Source: Grub Street NY

It’s been a full decade since Stephanie March filed the first edition in 2006 of what would become our weekly Grub Street Diet, wherein a notable subject relays everything she or he eats over the course of several days. The column itself had changed some in the ten …

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Watch President Obama and Anthony Bourdain Slurp Noodles in Vietnam

Source: Grub Street NY

Earlier this year, you might remember, President Barack Obama swung by Hanoi, Vietnam, to join Anthony Bourdain for a casual meal at what the Parts Unknown host called “a working-class joint.” It made quite the impression on Hanoians, who, Bourdains tells Esquire, were thrilled that Obama …

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World Class: Celebrity Chefs Aren’t the Only Global Do-Gooders

Source: Washington City Paper Young & Hungry

Erik Bruner-Yang and Seda Nak

Maketto chef Erik Bruner-Yang and his wife Seda Nak send chefs to Cambodia.

It all started when Seda Nak took her fiancé on a trip to Cambodia in 2012. It was the first time that her now-husband, Erik Bruner-Yang, would meet the extended family, including Nak’s grandmother, who had been diagnosed with terminal cancer.

It was a high-stakes trip for the Toki Underground chef. Not only was he meeting the family for the first time, but Nak says the visit helped to define Maketto, the Cambodian and Taiwanese-inspired restaurant on H Street NE.

Nak says she now keeps one ...

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Bourdain Eats a Cheesesteak

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

donkeys-place-cheesesteak-400When Anthony Bourdain finally came to Philadelphia to film one of his TV shows, he steered clear of the city’s iconic cheesesteak. But he recently came back around these parts for an episode of his CNN show, Parts Unknown and he showed he wasn’t afraid to woof down the region’s singular sandwich.

Debuting on Sunday, May 31 at 9 p.m., this week’s episode is all about New Jersey and Bourdain makes his way to Camden for a cheesesteak from Donkey’s Place. Bourdain calls the cheesesteak “sublime” and “unbelievably good.”


The Donkey’s Place cheesesteak is unique. It is served on a round poppy-seeded kaiser ...

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Anthony Bourdain’s Gigantic Food Hall Will Be Called Bourdain Market

Source: Grub Street NY


Bourdain says the venue will have “hundreds of options” each day.

It was a year ago we learned that author, TV host, and former chef Anthony Bourdain had teamed up with entrepreneur Stephen Werther on an immense food hall set to open in New York City, most likely this year. The place would mash up Asia’s stall-lined hawker markets and the old-school, architecturally stunning markets of central Europe, with some Blade Runner-esque flair thrown in for good measure. Bourdain and his people have spent a year reaching out to Mexican uni tostada sellers, goose basters, jamón ibérico slicers, ...

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DBGB Kitchen and Bar in DC: Dinner and an evolving show

Source: Washington Post Food Section

No out-of-town chef in recent memory has tried as hard as Daniel Boulud to win over Washington.

Best known for Daniel, his refined French dining experience in New York, Boulud threw a party for the local chef community three months before his DBGB Kitchen and Bar even opened in CityCenterDC in September. To distinguish the menu here from the original DBGB in the Big Apple, the Michelin-starred chef created a few dishes with nods to the Mid-Atlantic, foremost the Crabbie, a hamburger topped with a crab cake.

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Listage: Best Fall Coffee Drink; September Is Awful for Restaurants

Source: Eater Philly

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· Sourdough’s Not Loafing Around [WSJ]
· This Is the Best Fall Coffee Drink [Sprudge]
· Is Your Fish Dinner Bad for the Planet? [Nat Geo]
· A Clip from Parts Unknown’s Season 4 Premiere [E]
· Vegetarian Menus Don’t Offer Enough Bang for Their Buck [NYP]
· How McDonald’s Inadvertently Created Its Own Competitor [BI]
· The Beef Industry Is Terrified of Meatless Monday [Munchies]
· Better Data Is the Key to Reinventing Food [Wired]
· September Is the Worst Month for Restaurants [E]

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