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Share your thoughts with other customers. I am Jack Bourdain, I’m your new head chef, and this is Greg!

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Sep 21, Larry H rated it it was amazing. Greg, this handsome devil, is a Patagonian toothfish, commonly known as a sea bass. I also had a French family background with a deep appreciation of fine cuisine. Because this is so far removed from my own experiences of the world – heck, I’ve never even been to New York and seldom eat at fancy restaurants – I liked it. Pino 6 episodes, I rented a dvd from his show “No Reservations” and was again surprised at myself for forgetting I don’t really care about exotic foods, and that’s a traveling show, which I’m also not into.

A free book is a free book: October Learn how and when to remove this template message. Was this review helpful to you? My first exposure to Anthony Bourdain, via his show No Reservationsleft me with with the sense of a true asshole who sneered down his nose with aging punk-rock disdain at people and things he deemed beneath him, and, honestly, it seemed like most people and things were beneath him.

Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly

Much of the book is spent describing the working stiffs in the culinary field and their wildly anti-social and anti-establishment behavior and greedy incompetent restaurant owners. It’s also terrible for ecological sustainability. He also acknowledges how grateful he is to anyone who helped him, anyone who gave him an opportunity, anyone who showed loyalty and shared his love of food and good work. Giving someone delicious, lovingly prepared food is a profound act of love in my opinion.


He takes filefype on his life journey – from a dishwasher in a seaside joint to an executive chef position in a swanky NYC restaurant.

Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly by Anthony Bourdain

The last part, and potentially most damning, is that there doesn’t seem to be a lot of insight into food. In the first couple of chapters, Bourdain discusses his introduction to the world of cooking, followed by his experiences at the Culinary Institute kotchen America and his forays into the cooking world after.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. The infamous chapter, “From Our Kitchen to Your Table,” in which he warns of some restaurant fileyype to get rid of older food although not all of the things he discusses are still true todayis terrific, if not a little bit disturbing.

If you’re a “foodie” I truly despise this word or someone who genuinely admires the art of culinary, you’ll get a kick out of this book, because you’ll feel the sweat, blood, and tears filetypd suffer to creatively feed you and the masses.

I suggest that you read the book and then visit his great restaurants I don’t feel too bad writing this review, because Bourdain certainly never minces his words culinary pun intended;- I was expecting entertaining anecdotes, of course not PC, knowing Bourdain, but frankly I was bored most of the time and started skimming two thirds of the way through. It’s hard to know how to classify “Kitchen Confidential. Bourdain gleefully rips through the scenery to reveal private backstage horrors.

In this more recent update, he even points out that he learned he was wrong about Emeril Lagasse as a chef and person, not as a TV Celebrity and frequently comments that he isn’t a top-tier chef because of his own mistakes.


I almost feel the need to have to bring back my “3 stars is not a bad rating” disclaimer, since I’ve had a bizarrely rare couple of weeks with several 4 star rated books in my lineup. I know what I want. The very best chapter, however, is about his going to Japan for the first time and seeing the famous Tokyo fish market which I remember seeing in the ‘s and feeling exactly the same way about.

For weeks we struggled to bring order and routine to the restaurant. Please try again later. I enjoyed the book and smiled at Anthony’s brash-yet-loveable style.

Kitchen Confidential Deluxe Edition: I still will eat out although I’ll never have fish on Monday — not that that’s too difficult since I don’t order fish unless I’m actually at filehype place where I can smell the salt water. I th If confidentila are like me and love food, watching Top Chef and Food Channelthink that cooking is art, an outlet for creativity, consider chefs featured on such shows including Anthony Bourdain as super-sophisticated artists, confodential are up for a surprise with this book.

Do I even download it? Both are a worthwhile experience. It was 3am and I was unable to sleep and here was this brooding, hot piece of ass chain smoking and touring Russia. There is plenty of evidence viletype the book that he does care and that he takes his fuck-ups to heart and tries to do better–to correct the dish so that it works the next time.

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