Kitchen Confidential Updated Ed: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly (Updated)

Anthony Bourdain (Author)
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Description

Anthony Bourdain's wickedly funny-yet inspiring-memoir/expos , Kitchen Confidential, provides a gritty and behind-the-scenes look into life behind the kitchen doors. Bourdain's skillful storytelling captivates and shocks readers, stealing their appetite while leaving them begging for more. His passion for his trade shines through as he takes readers on the wild journey that is his culinary career as he goes from dishwasher to executive chef; from the East Village, to Tokyo, Paris, and back to New York again.

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

Product Details

Price
$16.99  $15.63
Publisher
Ecco Press
Publish Date
January 01, 2007
Pages
312
Dimensions
5.2 X 1.2 X 7.9 inches | 0.58 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780060899226
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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 and the New Yorker, and he is a contributing authority for Food Arts magazine. He is also the host of the popular television show Parts Unknown.

Reviews

Bourdain captures the world of restaurants and professionally cooked food in all its theatrical, demented glory.--USA Today
"You'll laugh, you'll cry...you're gonna love it."--Denver Post
"Utterly riveting, swaggering with stylish machismo and precise ear for kitchen patois."--New York magazine
"The kind of book you read in one sitting, then rush about annoying your coworkers by declaiming whole passages."--USA Today
"A gonzo memoir of whats really going on behind those swinging doors.... Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain is unique."--Newsweek
"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