Pages no: 312
Edition language: English
, Food And Drink
, Book Club
, Biography Memoir
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 ...
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...
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
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...
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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