A Cook's Tour

A Cook's Tour

Non-Fiction, Food & Drink, Food Writing, Home
Paperback Published on: 07/10/2002
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A Cook's Tour
A Cook's Tour
Food obsessed Bourdain travels the world in search of the finest meal he has ever eaten. This hilarious book is a memoir to all things edible as the intrep... READ MORE
Ben Keenan at Bury St Edmunds Buttermarket
A Cook's Tour
Witty & wonderful travel writing for food lovers…
Darkly witty, straight-forward travel writing with a massive focus on food (naturally) - I find Bourdain’s open & honest observations of the people he met ... READ MORE
Gemma Dudley


Anthony Bourdain, life-long line cook and bestselling author of "Kitchen Confidential", sets off to eat his way around the world. But being Anthony Bourdain, this was never going to be a conventional culinary tour. Bourdain heads out to Saigon where he eats the still-beating heart of a live cobra, and travels deep into landmined Khmer Rouge territory to find the rumoured Wild West of Cambodia (Pailin). Other stops include dining with gangsters in Russia, a medieval pig slaughter and feast in northern Portugal, the Basque All Male Gastronomique Society in Saint Sebastian, rural Mexico with his Mexican sous-chef, a pilgrimage to the French Laundry in the Napa Valley and a return to his roots in the tiny fishing village of La Teste, where he first ate an oyster as a child. Written with the inimitable machismo and humour that has made Tony Bourdain such a sensation, "A Cook's Tour" is an adventure story sure to give you indigestion.

  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • ISBN: 9780747558217
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Weight: 233g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 18 mm

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