Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly (Paperback)

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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.

About the Author

Anthony Bourdain is the author of the novels Bone in the Throat, The Bobby Gold Stories, and Gone Bamboo, in addition to the mega-bestseller Kitchen Confidential and A Cook s Tour. His work has appeared in the New York Times, The New Yorker, and he is a contributing authority for Food Arts magazine. He is the host of the popular television show Parts Unknown.

Praise For…

“Utterly riveting, swaggering with stylish machismo and precise ear for kitchen patois.”
-New York magazine

“You’ll laugh, you’ll’re gonna love it.”
-Denver Post

“The kind of book you read in one sitting, then rush about annoying your coworkers by declaiming whole passages.”
-USA Today

Bourdain captures the world of restaurants and professionally cooked food in all its theatrical, demented glory.
-USA Today

A gonzo memoir of whats really going on behind those swinging doors.... Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain is unique.

Bourdain’s prose is utterly riveting, swaggering with stylish machismo and a precise ear for kitchen patois.
-New York magazine

Hysterical.... Bourdain gleefully rips through the scenery to reveal private backstage horrors.
-New York Times Book Review

Product Details
ISBN: 9780060899226
ISBN-10: 0060899220
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publication Date: January 2007
Pages: 312
Language: English
Series: Ecco