No Reservations

No Reservations : Around the World on an Empty Stomach

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"No Reservations" is Bourdain's fully illustrated journal of his far-flung travels throughout the world. The book traces his trips from New Zealand to New Jersey and everywhere in between, mixing beautiful, never-before-seen photos and oddball mementoes with Bourdain's hilarious and outrageous tales of what really happens when you give a bad-boy chef an open ticket to the world. Want to know where to get good fatty crab in Rangoon? How to order your reindeer medium rare? How to tell a Frenchman that his baguette is invading your personal space? This is your book. With his trademark wit and soulful charm, Bourdain takes readers with him on a hell-for-leather world tour, eating, drinking, hazing his producers, and generally getting in and out of international trouble. For any of Bourdain's growing army of rabid fans, this is an indispensable opportunity to hit the road with the man more

Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 182 x 218 x 22mm | 698.53g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Colour
  • 0747594120
  • 9780747594123
  • 201,193

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'Bourdain's enthusiasm is so intense that it practically explodes off the page...Bourdain shows himself to be one of the country's best food writers. His opinions are as strong as his language, and his tastes as infectious as his joy.' New York Times Book Review 'I've spent far too much time this year reading kitchen books. One that I particularly enjoyed was Anthony Bourdain's collection, The Nasty Bits, especially his commentaries on his own essays in which he tends to say: "I think I had my head up my ass when I wrote this thing"' Monica Ali 'Bawdy, bolshy and bursting with energy.' The Daily Mail on A COOK'S TOUR 'Fantastic: as lip-smackingly seductive as a bowl of fat chips and pungent aioli' The Daily Telegraph on KITCHEN CONFIDENTIALshow more

About Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain is the author of the bestselling Kitchen Confidential and A Cook's Tour, which was turned into a successful series by the same name for the Food Network. He has also written many thrillers and, recently, a successful cookbook, Anthony Bourdain's Les Halles Cookbook. Anthony Bourdain lives in New more

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