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

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Bloomsbury USA, May 16, 2006 - Cooking - 288 pages

The good, the bad, and the ugly, served up Bourdain-style.

Bestselling chef and No Reservations host Anthony Bourdain has never been one to pull punches. In The Nasty Bits, he serves up a well-seasoned hellbroth of candid, often outrageous stories from his worldwide misadventures. Whether scrounging for eel in the backstreets of Hanoi, 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. Bringing together the best of his previously uncollected nonfiction--and including new, never-before-published material--The Nasty Bits is a rude, funny, brutal and passionate stew for fans and the uninitiated alike.

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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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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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Anthony Bourdain is the author of 7 books including the bestselling Kitchen Confidential and A Cook's Tour. A thirty-year veteran of professional kitchens, he is the host of No Reservations on the Discovery Channel, and the executive chef at Les Halles in Manhattan. He lives in New York City.

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