“How Bourdain’s work reoriented one writer’s engagement with people and places around him.”
“When his celebrity was at its height and he couldn’t walk a street on this planet without getting recognized, jiujitsu gave Bourdain a new, anonymous world to traverse, one where he was just one of us.”
“I just think it’s lonelier without him in the world.”
“Who lives? Who dies? Who tells your story?”
With magic, the goal is to give someone something they can carry around with them for a while.
Anthony Boudain passed away in Strasbourg, France, on Friday, June 8th, at age 61.
As Emeril Lagasse puts it, “You can’t have a successful service in a restaurant without a great dishwasher.”
How the chaotic ’70s shaped the food writer’s literary trajectory.
Before he became the patron saint of every tattooed-chef-in-a-gentrifying-neighborhood, Anthony Bourdain wrote novels. What can they tell us about the man behind the bad-boy persona?
In our era of Whole Foods, slow foods and meal worship, many Americans have become fixated on both the pleasures and ethics of eating. As chefs became celebrities and food writing earned its own anthology series, simple eaters transformed into locavores who write Yelp reviews and buy into the marketing idea that we can somehow […]