A Cook's Tour: Global Adventures In Extreme Cuisines by Anthony BourdainA Cook's Tour: Global Adventures In Extreme Cuisines by Anthony Bourdain

A Cook's Tour: Global Adventures In Extreme Cuisines

byAnthony Bourdain

Paperback | November 1, 2002

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From the star of No Reservations, Anthony Bourdain's New York Times-bestselling chronicle of travelling the world in search the globe's greatest cuilnary adventures

The only thing "gonzo gastronome" and internationally bestselling author Anthony Bourdain loves as much as cooking is traveling. Inspired by the question, "What would be the perfect meal?," Tony sets out on a quest for his culinary holy grail, and in the process turns the notion of "perfection" inside out. From California to Cambodia, A Cooks' Tour chronicles the unpredictable adventures of America's boldest and bravest chef.

Fans of Bourdain will find much to love in revisting this classic culinary and travel memoir.

Anthony Bourdain is the executive chef at brasserie Les Halles in New York. After two years at Vassar College, he attended the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park. He has since spent more than two decades working in professional kitchens. His memoir "Kitchen Confidential" (2001) was expanded from an article he'd written for "The...
Title:A Cook's Tour: Global Adventures In Extreme CuisinesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8.07 × 5.37 × 0.77 inPublished:November 1, 2002Publisher:Harper PerennialLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060012781

ISBN - 13:9780060012786

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from An interesting read Like with most of his books - you'll either love his full-on, no-bones New York attitude or you'll hate it. A cool book with some great descriptions of amazing food - you'll be salivating most of way through it :)
Date published: 2017-03-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great travel companion Brought this with me on a trip. Fun read and had great tips on experiencing great local foods.
Date published: 2017-02-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A Good Foodie Read Like his TV series, Anthony takes you to a very descriptive food trip - where you can almost taste the food and smell your surroundings!
Date published: 2015-03-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good mix of Bourdain Very nice blend of Kitchen Confidential and No Reservations. If you want a travel fix mixed with food this will get you through.
Date published: 2013-04-08

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