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Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly - Anthony Bourdain
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
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A deliciously funny, delectably shocking banquet of wild-but-true tales of life in the culinary trade from Chef Anthony Bourdain, laying out his more than a quarter-century of drugs, sex, and haute cuisine—now with all-new, never-before-published material.
A deliciously funny, delectably shocking banquet of wild-but-true tales of life in the culinary trade from Chef Anthony Bourdain, laying out his more than a quarter-century of drugs, sex, and haute cuisine—now with all-new, never-before-published material.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780060899226 (0060899220)
ASIN: 60899220
Publisher: Ecco/Harper Perennial
Pages no: 312
Edition language: English
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Crystal Starr Light, Raging Snarky Stormtrooper Pony
Crystal Starr Light, Raging Snarky Stormtrooper Pony rated it
3.5 Bourdain tells it like it is
Bullet Review:Very interesting and startlingly honest - though if Bourdain is anything like this book shows, I doubt I would want to meet him in person and have a beer.Full Review:In our culture of reality TV, one of the great things to come out is a renewed interest in food and chefs. Say what you ...
1st Avenue
1st Avenue rated it
4.0 Review: Kitchen Confidential
If you happen to find this book in audio, don’t hesitate to listen. It’s hilarious. Bourdain is a man of many talents, and one of them is picking up slangs in different languages quickly and adapting to accents. Like I said, hilarious. Things I learned from this book: Never order fish on a Monday...
realityinabox
realityinabox rated it
4.0 Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
Very interesting and entertaining. He's a better writer than I expected. Some of the long lists of french food terms got tedious, especially since they were never defined, but there was enough other stuff to keep me interested
TCWriter
TCWriter rated it
2.0 Kitchen Confidential Updated Edition: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly (P.S.)
I kept hearing about this book from two friends, and finally read it largely out of self defense. Unfortunately, Bourdain comes across as a bit of an ass, and I gave up on drug-soaked memoirs long ago.He "exposes" the dark underbelly of the culinary world, and after a couple hundred pages of nothing...
nouveau
nouveau rated it
4.0 Kitchen Confidential Updated Edition: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly (P.S.)
entertaining and exciting, Bourdain's 80,000 ratings 3.96 blockbuster loses a star in my estimation for obvious hyperbole and probably some outright fiction (Bourdain also writes novels). subject to a skeptical, rigorous reader's mind, it becomes somewhat clear that Bourdain to playing to the audien...
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