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A Cook's Tour: In Search of the Perfect Meal Kindle Edition
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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.--Dallas Morning News --This text refers to the paperback edition.
“Bourdain’s mission is to show the cool, un-Martha side of the culinary world.” -- Time magazine
“None of your limp-wristed, pinch-mouthed, hoity-toity delicacies for this guy.” -- Elle
“[Bourdain] is a one-man army traveling the world on his stomach--and his droll wit.” -- People
“Some fine food adventure reading…. Bourdain offers excellent insight into real food.” -- San Francisco Chronicle
“Vintage Bourdain.” -- Dallas Morning News
“Adventurous and opinionated, [Bourdain] is very good company.” -- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
“If you’re looking for a camel ride and an amiable companion, you could do a lot worse.” -- Washington Post
“Brilliant. A chain-smoking, hard-drinking, cut-to-the-chase guy’s guy, ready to try anything new and different.” -- Minneapolis Star Tribune
“Mighty engaging.... [Bourdain’s] snappy, full-bore writing style--whether being sarcastic, passionate, or descriptive--is good entertainment.” -- Kirkus Reviews --This text refers to the paperback edition.
- ASIN : B0045I6TPS
- Publisher : Bloomsbury USA; 1st edition (September 17, 2010)
- Publication date : September 17, 2010
- Language : English
- File size : 950 KB
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Enabled
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Print length : 292 pages
- Lending : Enabled
- Best Sellers Rank: #118,288 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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In this book he travels to many places in the world and experiences their food and drink first hand. Most of the destinations are in Asia; Vietnam, Cambodia, Japan etc, but he also visits other odd destinations such as Portugal, Russia and Scotland. It's not all fun and games and drinking. There are some moving, souls searching moments when he first has to confront slaughtering and butchering an animal first hand.
Well worth reading. My complaint is that there does not seem to be an audio book that Tony narrated himself. A real shame as he also had a great voice.