A Cook's Tour: In Search of the Perfect Meal by Anthony Bourdain

By Anthony Bourdain

Dodging minefields in Cambodia, diving into the icy waters outdoor a Russian tub, Chef Bourdain travels across the world looking for the final word meal. the single factor Anthony Bourdain loves up to cooking is touring, and A Cook's Tour is the shotgun marriage of his maximum passions.

Inspired via the query, 'What will be the excellent meal?', Anthony units out on a quest for his culinary holy grail. Our adventurous chef begins out in Japan, the place he eats conventional Fugu, a toxic blowfish that are ready basically through specifically approved cooks.

He then travels to Cambodia, up the mine-studded highway to Pailin into self sustaining Khmer Rouge territory and to Phnom Penh's Gun membership, the place neighborhood fare is served up along a menu of accessible firearms. In Saigon, he's taken care of to a maintaining meal of stay Cobra middle ahead of relocating directly to get pleasure from a snack with the Viet Cong within the Mecong Delta.

Further west, Kitchen Confidential enthusiasts will realize the Gironde of Tony's adolescence, the 1st cease on his eu itinerary. And from France, it's directly to Portugal, the place a complete village has been fattening a pig for months in anticipation of his arrival. And we're basically midway round the globe.

A Cook's Tour recounts, in Bourdain's inimitable type, the adventures and misadventures of America's favourite chef.

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