A Cook's Tour: Global Adventures in Extreme Cuisines

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Harper Collins, Nov 5, 2002 - Cooking - 288 pages

The only thing "gonzo gastronome" and internationally bestselling author Anthony Bourdain loves as much as cooking is traveling. Inspired by the question, "What would be the perfect meal?," Tony sets out on a quest for his culinary holy grail, and in the process turns the notion of "perfection" inside out. From California to Cambodia, A Cooks' Tour chronicles the unpredictable adventures of America's boldest and bravest chef.

 

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User Review  - traumleben - LibraryThing

Bourdain writes just as he delivers his monologues on his TV shows, no BS, gets straight to the point, says what he feels in his gut. The book is a series of vignettes, bouncing around the world in ... Read full review

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User Review  - JBreedlove - LibraryThing

A pleasant surprise. He writes like he speaks on his shows. Insightful if over the top on a few subjects (vegetarians, Vietnam War, cook from San Francisco) he had a great grasp of where he was and very very humorous. Look forward to reading more of his books. Read full review

Contents

Where Food Comes From
15
Back to the Beach
29
The
79
Something Wry Special
128
Road co Pailin
186
West Coast
230
Haggis Rules
252
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Anthony Bourdain is the author of the novels Bone in the Throat and Gone Bamboo, in addition to the mega-bestseller Kitchen Confidential and A Cook's Tour. He is the host of the popular television show No Reservations.

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