Kitchen Confidential

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A&C Black, Jun 4, 2001 - Cooking - 320 pages
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After twenty-five years of 'sex, drugs, bad behaviour and haute cuisine', chef and novelist Anthony Bourdain has decided to tell all. From his first oyster in the Gironde to his lowly position as a dishwasher in a honky-tonk fish restaurant in Provincetown; from the kitchen of the Rainbow Room atop the Rockefeller Center to drug dealers in the East Village, from Tokyo to Paris and back to New York again, Bourdain's tales of the kitchen are as passionate as they are unpredictable, as shocking as they are funny.
 

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No Reservations!!!

User Review  - dyepat - Overstock.com

My wife and I loved the book... she currently works in a kitchen and I used to. The audio CDs we put in when we drive long distances... keeps us awake becuase we are constently laughing. Read full review

Makes You Crave Oysters

User Review  - Monica C - Borders

Anthony has a charming voice and spares no detail about the back of the house. He is candid about his struggles, his failures, and what he considers victories. His exploits are hilarious and shocking ... Read full review

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About the author (2001)

Anthony Bourdain is the executive chef at Brasserie Les Halles in New York City. He is also the author of two novels GONE BAMBOO and BONE IN THE THROAT to be published by Cannongate in March 2000. His expose of New York restaurants 'Don't Eat Before Reading This' was published in the NEW YORKER in 1999 attracting huge attention in America and the U.K. KITCHEN CONFIDENTIAL is his first book of non-fiction.

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