• Obama: We'll miss Anthony Bourdain

    15 days ago - By Washington Examiner

    Former President Barack Obama mourned CNN host and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain on Friday, praising his ability to make Americans “a little less afraid of the unknown” through his show “Parts Unknown.”
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  • How Anthony Bourdain's influence was rooted in an insatiable hunger for food - and life

    How Anthony Bourdain's influence was rooted in an insatiable hunger for food - and life

    15 days ago - By National Post

    From slurping noodles with Barack Obama in Hanoi to sharing shrimp and grits in Charleston with Bill Murray, Anthony Bourdain sat down with countless stars on his award winning show Parts Unknown. And yet, no exchange was more poignant than the one he shared with Iggy Pop during an episode filmed in Miami.
    “You seem like a curious person,” Pop remarked.
    “It's my only virtue,” Bourdain replied.
    Inquisitive beyond measure, Bourdain spent much of his public life seeking out the most unlikely of delicious foods. Raw pig's blood soup known to cause blindness in Thailand? Absolutely. Armadillo...
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  • An 85-year-old food columnist was being bashed by foodies for reviewing Olive Garden - and Anthony Bourdain came to her rescue

    An 85-year-old food columnist was being bashed by foodies for reviewing Olive Garden - and Anthony Bourdain came to her rescue

    15 days ago - By Business Insider

    In the aftermath of Anthony Bourdain's death , friends and fans are sharing their favorite memories of the celebrity chef who touched so many lives.
    On Friday, Twitter user Zac Echola recalled how Bourdain came to the rescue of an 85-year-old food columnist when she was getting bullied online for her review of Olive Garden.
    An octogenarian columnist who'd written a review about a new Olive Garden in her small city was ripped to shreds by pretentious assholes in the food blogging community and beyond.
    Anthony Bourdain flew her to New York for a meal at Per Se. Then he wrote the forward to...
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  • Obama shares touching tribute to Anthony Bourdain: 'He taught us about food's ability. to make us a little less afraid of the unknown'

    Obama shares touching tribute to Anthony Bourdain: 'He taught us about food's ability. to make us a little less afraid of the unknown'

    15 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Barack Obama shared on Twitter a tribute to celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, who died Friday at age 61.
    Obama wrote, "He taught us about food - but more importantly, about its ability to bring us together. To make us a little less afraid of the unknown. We'll miss him."
    Bourdain met and interviewed Obama in Hanoi, Vietnam, for his show "Parts Unknown" in March 2016.
    Fans around the world are remembering and celebrating the life of Anthony Bourdain , the beloved celebrity chef and travel show host who died Friday morning from an apparent suicide at the age of 61.
    Bourdain hosted...
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