Kitchen Confidential reveals what Bourdain calls "twenty-five years of sex, drugs, bad behavior and haute cuisine."
Last summer, The New Yorker published Chef Bourdain's shocking, "Don't Eat Before Reading This." Bourdain spared no one's appetite when he told all about what happens behind the kitchen door. Bourdain uses the same "take-no-prisoners" attitude in his deliciously funny and shockingly delectable book, sure to delight gourmands and philistines alike. From Bourdain's first oyster in the Gironde, to his lowly position as dishwasher in a honky tonk fish restaurant in Provincetown (where he witnesses for the first time the real delights of being a chef); from the kitchen of the Rainbow Room atop 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. Kitchen Confidential will make your mouth water while your belly aches with laughter. You'll beg the chef for more, please.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - TiffanyAK - LibraryThing
In his book, Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly, Anthony Bourdain explores both his adventures and experiences within the culinary world, as well as the interesting details ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - KVHardy - LibraryThing
For anyone who enjoys cooking, this was fun to read. And horrible at times, if what he says about restaurants is true... There were parts of the book I found a bit less interesting, such as the author's relationships with some people, but overall I really liked it. But I'm a foodie. Read full review
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