Now that Anthony Bourdain’s final season of Parts Unknown is airing on television, we revisit some of Bourdain's classic interviews with Good Food over the course of the chef’s landmark career. Plus, a visit to a remarkable memorial in New York. Also, we learn more about Tony’s love of punk rock from his 2010 appearance on KCRW’s Guest DJ Project.
Anthony Bourdain’s enduring legacy
From this Episode:
2000: The first interview
In 1999, Anthony Bourdain wrote an article for the New Yorker titled, “ Don’t eat before reading this .” This essay would go on to become the chef’s first book, “ Kitchen...
2004: Les Halles Cookbook
In 2004, Evan sat down with Anthony Bourdain to talk about “ Les Halles Cookbook: Strategies, Recipes and Techniques of Classic Bistro Cooking .”
2006: 'Nasty Bits' and beyond
The wild success of “ Kitchen Confidential ” gave Anthony Bourdain the ability to travel, eat, watch and write for a living. His book “ The Nasty Bits ” is a collection of...
2010: 'Medium Raw' and turning chefs into rockstars
Although he always considered himself an outsider, Bourdain seemed to have an insider’s look at the culinary world. In 2010, he stopped by KCRW to talk about “ Medium Raw...
NYC's tribute to Tony
Soon after the news of Anthony Bourdain’s death filtered out across the world, a spontaneous memorial sprung up in New York.