The Nasty Bits: Collected Varietal Cuts, Useable Trim, Scraps, and Bones

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Bloomsbury, 2006 - Cookery - 288 pages
For all those Anthony Bourdain fans who are hungering for more, here is The Nasty Bits - a collection of his journalism. As usual Bourdain serves up a well-seasoned hellbroth of candid, often outrageous stories from his worldwide misadventures. Whether scrounging for eel in the backstreets of Hanoi, hanging out with Australia's big name chefs in Sydney and Melbourne, revealing what you didn't want to know about the more unglamorous aspects of making television, calling for the head of raw food activist Woody Harrelson, or confessing to lobster-killing guilt, Bourdain is as entertaining as ever. The Nasty Bits is a rude, funny, brutal and passionate stew for fans and the uninitiated alike. Praise for The Nasty Bits 'Fantastic- as lip-smackingly seductive as a bowl of fat chips and aioli.' Daily Telegraph 'Bawdie, bolshy and bursting with energy.' Daily Mail

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User Review  - amelish - LibraryThing

"The Nasty Bits" is a collection of random pieces Anthony Bourdain has done here and there for magazines and newspapers and friends' blogs and the like. The articles and essays are organized by tone ... Read full review

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User Review  - 3100Grand - LibraryThing

First let me be clear that my opinion about anything Anthony Bourdain is biased.I love his travel-cooking shows and will fight to control the remote,even to see the reruns.So as I read the book I ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Anthony Bourdain is the author of the bestselling Kitchen Confidential, Typhoid Mary, and A Cook's Tour, which was turned into a successful series by the same name for the Food Network. His fiction includes The Bobby Gold Stories, Bone in the Throat and Gone Bamboo. He is the executive chef at Brasserie Les Halles in New York City.

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