A Cook's Tour: Global Adventures in Extreme Cuisines (Paperback)
From the star of No Reservations, Anthony Bourdain's New York Times-bestselling chronicle of travelling the world in search the globe's greatest cuilnary adventures
The only thing "gonzo gastronome" and internationally bestselling author Anthony Bourdain loves as much as cooking is traveling. Inspired by the question, "What would be the perfect meal?," Tony sets out on a quest for his culinary holy grail, and in the process turns the notion of "perfection" inside out. From California to Cambodia, A Cooks' Tour chronicles the unpredictable adventures of America's boldest and bravest chef.
Fans of Bourdain will find much to love in revisting this classic culinary and travel memoir.
Food Writer of the Year
“[Bourdain] is a one-man army traveling the world on his stomach--and his droll wit.”
“None of your limp-wristed, pinch-mouthed, hoity-toity delicacies for this guy.”
“Bourdain’s mission is to show the cool, un-Martha side of the culinary world.”
“Mighty engaging.... [Bourdain’s] snappy, full-bore writing style--whether being sarcastic, passionate, or descriptive--is good entertainment.”
“Adventurous and opinionated, [Bourdain] is very good company.”
“Brilliant. A chain-smoking, hard-drinking, cut-to-the-chase guy’s guy, ready to try anything new and different.”
“Some fine food adventure reading…. Bourdain offers excellent insight into real food.”
“If you’re looking for a camel ride and an amiable companion, you could do a lot worse.”