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Copyright 2000 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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If you like Bourdain then you'll probably like this book. His personality comes through; he is not preachy or mean-spirited and he is appropriately self-deprecating. Read morePublished 8 hours ago by fourover
You always wonder what goes on inside of a kitchen. Some of it is incredibly interesting (like how ordering is done or how a chef is organized.). Read morePublished 1 day ago by H. Rappaport
Not a writer's book. A chef's book. A cook's book. Just reading it you know if it would be, or would have been, the life for you. :)Published 2 days ago by ChrisRobbins
I would recommend this for light reading. Been watching him on TV for yrs. Finally got around to reading this.
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An interesting read for those with an interest in cooking, being a chef or are curious about the behind the scenes workings of restaurants.Published 4 days ago by Amazon Customer
Purchased as a gift for a Bourdain lover. They loved the book!Published 4 days ago by debra malaney
funny and honest. a great read that got me to see the "behind the scenes" of restaurants and their world.Published 6 days ago by foster
As one who spent a number of years in the restaurant industry and is also a fan of Anthony Bourdain's tv shows, I really enjoyed this memoir. Read morePublished 8 days ago by Megan
Almost feels like fiction in a way that his stories transport you. Brings you back to reality with practical information and helpful tips.Published 8 days ago by Ashley
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I didn't read the original, but the updated edition includes a preface, written by Bourdain in 2000. It basically is a little update regarding his activities since he wrote KC, and that he had been doing less at Les Halles.
IMO not worth buying if you have the previous edition. Just pull it off... Read More
Sep 18, 2007 by Stephanie Wien | See all 4 posts
|Who is Bigfoot?||
Bigfoot is absolutely Andy Menschel. I worked as a waitress in this restaurant with Tony and all of the people/characters in the book. Good times, that place. ;-)
Jul 11, 2010 by Deborah Eble | See all 7 posts
Ditto, what are they really "updating"? I wish they would at least disclose what errors they are fixing instead of being secretive about it. I want to know if it's really an "error" they are updating, or some sort of rewrite. I'll give Amazon credit for one thing: at least... Read More
Dec 21, 2010 by D. Joyce | See all 2 posts
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