By Anthony Bourdain
Dodging minefields in Cambodia, diving into the icy waters outdoors a Russian tub, Chef Bourdain travels internationally looking for the final word meal. the one 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 stands out as 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 are ready merely through particularly approved cooks.
He then travels to Cambodia, up the mine-studded street to Pailin into independent 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 handled to a maintaining meal of stay Cobra middle earlier than relocating directly to savour a snack with the Viet Cong within the Mecong Delta.
Further west, Kitchen Confidential lovers will realize the Gironde of Tony's early life, the 1st cease on his ecu itinerary. And from France, it's directly to Portugal, the place a whole village has been fattening a pig for months in anticipation of his arrival. And we're in simple terms midway round the globe.
A Cook's Tour recounts, in Bourdain's inimitable variety, the adventures and misadventures of America's favourite chef.
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