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Anthony Bourdain Appreciation Thread

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In the modern day of "Reality" TV scams, there are few channels I can watch without rushing to the gun rack and putting the barrel in my mouth. One channel that I can usually rely on is The Travel Channel. Most of their talent can be a little too sugar coated for my bitter hateful heart, but one true master of television always brings faith back into my tv --Anthony Bourdain.

 

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I know his show is produced and scripted, but it doesn't matter. The dude holds down "reality" for me when it comes to how he writes. I also like how he calls people out on his show and talks shit.

 

 

So I think this dude deserves some appreciation. One of the best shows on TV hands down.

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agreed, every time I travel I try to think "What would Bourdain Do?". I always try to go to local spots and do what the locals do. I hate cheesy tourist stuff

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I watch his show all the time. The man knows how to travel properly (cameras and crew aside) and has one of the coolest J-O-B's ever. Yep.

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i like the way he goes about cutting the bullshit and portrays the real essence of the

people/places he visits.

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bourdain is pretty much my hero. i worked fine dining restaurants as a butcher, saucier, prep bitch, dishwasher, etc for about a decade. i've seen just about every side of the restaurant industry in America and his books and shows are so thoroughly on point.

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Cocaine is considered coffee in the restaurant industry.

 

Bourdain speaks openly about his past. To be honest, I have friends who while in Culinary school had him visit. From what I hear, the dude still parties like it's 1983.

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Awesome show

Caught the ones whenhe was in India and anotherin Iran

muthafuckin Iran son

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From what I hear, the dude still parties like it's 1983.

 

i didnt have cable for a couple years so i didnt watch no reservations for a while until recently and was like wtf? he quit smoking, is now married and has a daughter, he mitta gone straight from what it looks. not sure tho

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Bourdain is the only celebrity i have the autograph of. He was doing a book signing down the street from an old job I had and one of the servers went to it and had him sign a food ticket for the cooks. I'll look for it.

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Kitchen Confidential is great. Still fun to pick up anytime and read a chapter.

And No Reservations has been on Netflix instawatch lately which is fucking great.

 

 

 

 

 

 

i eat bread on my couch and imagine it's what he's eating.

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i love no reservations and i especially love how he sarcastically pokes fun of the food network chefs.

however, i hated his episode on korea. it sucked and his stupid korean assistant is an idiot for showing

him what she did or didn't.

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the chapter in kitchen confidential regarding why he originally wanted to be a chef is epic... he watched a chef fuck a scendelous freshly married woman n knew it was his calling

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appreciated....i found his show on accident almost a couple years ago when i was channel surfing.

 

kitchen confidential is on my list of books to read.

 

he has a good sense of humor.

 

as i said before...appreciated!

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