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User Review  - Mrs_McGreevy - LibraryThing

Bourdain pontificates on food and the food industry, sparing no one. It works because Bourdain applies the same caustic honesty to his own foibles as well. He's a tremendously funny writer, and like ... Read full review

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User Review  - bookworm12 - LibraryThing

Anthony Bourdain is unapologetically who he is and people tend to love him or hate him for that. To be honest, I’ve never watched any of his TV shows. A few years ago I read and loved Kitchen ... Read full review

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User Review  - MrsLee - LibraryThing

This is...I'm not really sure what this is. Part memoir, part essays on food, chefs and styles of cooking. There didn't seem to be a unifying theme, unless it was "Bourdain's opinions on everything ... Read full review

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User Review  - mamzel - LibraryThing

Fans of Bourdain's TV series will easily recognize the voice as he rants and raves about those topics he feels passionate about. He easily dismisses his years of wild living and drug addiction as he does his getting out of that life. Read full review

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User Review  - satyridae - LibraryThing

As much of a jerk as he can be, I love Bourdain and his unrepentant attitude. I love that he will eat anything, (and yeah, he DOES eat ortolan in this book, and yes I enjoyed reading about it though I ... Read full review

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User Review  - markfinl - LibraryThing

Anthony Bourdain's latest book is more of what you would expect from him-brash, opinionated pieces about the current state of food and the world of restaurants. The book reads like a collection of ... Read full review

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User Review  - ACQwoods - LibraryThing

Anyone who read Bourdain's first book, Kitchen Confidential, and is looking for a sequel needs to look elsewhere. Anthony Bourdain has come a long way from the bitter, cynical, darkly humorous, coke ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cecilturtle - LibraryThing

In this collection of essays, Bourdain gives his point of view on current culinary events. His style and "potty mouth" vocabulary are definitely not for everyone, but I enjoy his frankness, his over ... Read full review

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User Review  - MrJgyFly - LibraryThing

Tony Bourdain returns to the realm of memoir with his signature writing style and tough-guy attitude that his readers would, predictably, expect from the veteran chef. Medium Raw continues his ... Read full review

Review: Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook

User Review  - K2 ----- - Goodreads

If I could give this two and a half stars I could. I felt the book was well-written although in some ways a bit too "inside baseball" for me writing about specific chefs he admits vastly influenced by ... Read full review


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