Kitchen Confidential

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After 25 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 Provincetown fish restaurant, his tales of the kitchen are passionate and unpredictable.
 

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I enjoyed this book. It was definitely a shocking look into the restaurant business. After reading about Anthony's experiences, I am surprised that anyone wants a career in the culinary arts. The ... Read full review

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A book that takes the reader into the kitchen of some of New York and some other places and Anthony Bourdain is the tour guide. There are lessons learned about what to order when and what to look for when you go to a restaurant. Read full review

Contents

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About the author (1952)

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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