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By Anthony Bourdain

ISBN-10: 1608195171

ISBN-13: 9781608195176

Dodging minefields in Cambodia, diving into the icy waters open air a Russian tub, Chef Bourdain travels across the world looking for the last word meal. the single factor Anthony Bourdain loves up to cooking is touring, and A Cook's travel is the shotgun marriage of his maximum passions. encouraged by means of the query, 'What could be the ideal 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 which might be ready in basic terms by way of especially authorized cooks. He then travels to Cambodia, up the mine-studded street to Pailin into self reliant Khmer Rouge territory and to Phnom Penh's Gun membership, the place neighborhood fare is served up along a menu of obtainable firearms. In Saigon, he's taken care of to a maintaining meal of dwell Cobra center sooner than relocating directly to appreciate a snack with the Viet Cong within the Mecong Delta. additional west, Kitchen personal enthusiasts will realize the Gironde of Tony's early life, 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 merely midway world wide. . . A Cook's travel recounts, in Bourdain's inimitable sort, the adventures and misadventures of America's favourite chef.

Copyright 2001. First released through Bloomsbury united states in 2001. This booklet variation released in 2010.

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