Kitchen Confidential
Score: 3.5
From 411 Ratings

Kitchen Confidential


  • Author : Anthony Bourdain
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release Date : 2008-12-10
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1596917245


Kitchen Confidential Book Description :

Anthony Bourdain, host of Parts Unknown, reveals "twenty-five years of sex, drugs, bad behavior and haute cuisine" in his breakout New York Times bestseller Kitchen Confidential. Bourdain spares 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 b...

Kitchen Confidential Deluxe Edition
Score: 3.5
From 145 Ratings

Kitchen Confidential Deluxe Edition


  • Author : Anthony Bourdain
  • Publisher : Ecco
  • Release Date : 2018-10-23
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0062899546


Kitchen Confidential Deluxe Edition Book Description :

A new, deluxe edition of Kitchen Confidential to celebrate the life of Anthony Bourdain. The book will feature a brand new introduction, a Q&A with Ecco publisher and Bourdain’s long-time editor Daniel Halpern. Interior pages are hand-annotated by Anthony Bourdain himself. The interior will also feature a brand new drawing by Ralph Steadman. Almost two decades ago, the New Yorker published a now infamous article, “Don’t Eat before You Read This,” by then little-known chef Anthony Bourdain. Bourdain spared no one’s appetite as he revealed what happens behind the kitchen door. The article was a sensation, and the book it spawned, the now classic Kitchen Confidential, became an even bigger sensation, a megabestseller with over one million copi...

Summary of Kitchen Confidential  Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly by Anthony Bourdain  Conversation Starters

Summary of Kitchen Confidential Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly by Anthony Bourdain Conversation Starters


  • Author : Paul Adams /. Bookhabits
  • Publisher : Blurb
  • Release Date : 2018-10-08
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0464782651


Summary of Kitchen Confidential Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly by Anthony Bourdain Conversation Starters Book Description :

Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly by Anthony Bourdain: Conversation Starters "Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly" was written by American chef Anthony Bourdain in 2000. An updated edition was released in 2007, featuring new material. The book talks about Bourdain's personal life but also reveals behind-the-scenes stories from restaurant kitchens. The author describes the culinary industry as a sometimes hazardous workplace run by misfits, most of the time also unpleasant and intense. Bourdain believed that it's necessary for anyone who wants to enter the industry to have a somehow masochistic and irrational dedication to cooking. "Kitchen Confidential" was a New York Times bestseller and the starting...

Medium Raw
Score: 3.5
From 53 Ratings

Medium Raw


  • Author : Anthony Bourdain
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2010-06-07
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781408809143


Medium Raw Book Description :

Anthony Bourdain's long-awaited sequel to Kitchen Confidential, the worldwide bestseller....

Gone Bamboo
Score: 3.5
From 3 Ratings

Gone Bamboo


  • Author : Anthony Bourdain
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release Date : 2008-12-18
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1596917261


Gone Bamboo Book Description :

A hilarious crime thriller by Anthony Bourdain, the New York Times bestselling author of Kitchen Confidential and host of Parts Unknown on CNN. CIA-trained assassin Henry Denard is looking for the good life when he retires with his wife, Frances, to the Caribbean. He may have botched his last job a little--allowed Donnie Wicks, the guy Jimmy Pazz hired him to kill, to escape with his life--but Henry and Frances are determined to take it easy. That is until Donnie agrees to testify against Jimmy Pazz, and gets relocated by the Federal Witness Protection Program to Saint Martin as well. Now Jimmy Pazz is after both men--the mobster, and the man who was supposed to kill him--and things in Henry's paradise are about to get a lot more complicated. Written...

A Cook s Tour
Score: 3.5
From 34 Ratings

A Cook s Tour


  • Author : Anthony Bourdain
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release Date : 2010-09-17
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1608195171


A Cook s Tour Book Description :

From the host of Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown and bestselling author of Kitchen Confidential, this wonderful book sees Bourdain travelling the world discovering exotic foods. Dodging minefields in Cambodia, diving into the icy waters outside a Russian bath, Chef Bourdain travels the world over in search of the ultimate meal. The only thing Anthony Bourdain loves as much as cooking is traveling, and A Cook's Tour is the shotgun marriage of his two greatest passions. Inspired by the question, 'What would be the perfect meal?', Anthony sets out on a quest for his culinary holy grail. Our adventurous chef starts out in Japan, where he eats traditional Fugu, a poisonous blowfish which can be prepared only by specially licensed chefs. He then travels to...

Bone In The Throat
Score: 3
From 11 Ratings

Bone In The Throat


  • Author : Anthony Bourdain
  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Release Date : 2010-08-31
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781847676177


Bone In The Throat Book Description :

All is not well at the Dreadnought Grill. The chef has a smack habit, the owner has been set up by the FBI and in the midst of this, the sous-chef Tommy is just trying to do his job. As depraved as it is hilarious, Anthony Bourdain's first novel is street smart and spiced with drugged-up savvy, foul-mouthed feds and salty mob speak. With a cast of unforgettables like the hitman who covers himself in clingfilm to avoid leaving fingerprints and a plot with more twists than a plate of spaghetti, Bone in the Throat rocks through the streets of Manhattan at a blistering pace....

No Reservations
Score: 3.5
From 20 Ratings

No Reservations


  • Author : Anthony Bourdain
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release Date : 2007-10-30
  • Genre: Travel
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781596914476


No Reservations Book Description :

The host of the Travel Channel series "No Reservations" provides a behind-the-scenes account of his global culinary adventures, from New Jersey to New Zealand, offering commentary on food in every corner of the globe....

The Nasty Bits
Score: 3.5
From 14 Ratings

The Nasty Bits


  • Author : Anthony Bourdain
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release Date : 2007-05-01
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781596913608


The Nasty Bits Book Description :

The best-selling author of Kitchen Confidential and A Cook's Tour shares a candid and outrageous collection of his worldwide culinary misadventures, from scrounging for eel in backstreet Hanoi, to quarreling with raw-food activist Woody Harrelson, to revealing the less than glamorous aspects of making television. Reprint....

The Bobby Gold Stories
Score: 3.5
From 5 Ratings

The Bobby Gold Stories


  • Author : Anthony Bourdain
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release Date : 2008-12-10
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1596917229


The Bobby Gold Stories Book Description :

Chef, author, and raconteur Anthony Bourdain is best known for traveling the globe on his TV show Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown. Somewhat notoriously, he has established himself as a professional gadfly, bête noir, advocate, social critic, and pork enthusiast, recognized for his caustic sense of humor worldwide. He is as unsparing of those things he hates, as he is evangelical about his passions. Bourdain is the author of the New York Times bestselling Kitchen Confidential and Medium Raw; A Cook's Tour; the collection The Nasty Bits; the novels Bone in the Throat and Gone Bamboo; the biography Typhoid Mary: An Urban Historical; two graphic novels, Get Jiro! and Get Jiro!: Blood and Sushi and his latest New York Times bestselling cookbook Appetites...