Kitchen Confidential, Insider's Edition: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly

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A pocket-size edition of the megabestselling classic, hand-annotated throughout by Anthony Bourdain himself.

Bourdain's deliciously funny, delectably shocking banquet of wild-but-true tales of life in the culinary trade lays out more than a quarter century of drugs, sex, and haute cuisine.

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Overview

A pocket-size edition of the megabestselling classic, hand-annotated throughout by Anthony Bourdain himself.

Bourdain's deliciously funny, delectably shocking banquet of wild-but-true tales of life in the culinary trade lays out more than a quarter century of drugs, sex, and haute cuisine.

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Editorial Reviews

New York Magazine
Bourdain’s prose is utterly riveting, swaggering with stylish machismo and a precise ear for kitchen patois.
New York magazine
Bourdain’s prose is utterly riveting, swaggering with stylish machismo and a precise ear for kitchen patois.
Denver Post
“You’ll laugh, you’ll cry...you’re gonna love it.”
USA Today
Bourdain captures the world of restaurants and professionally cooked food in all its theatrical, demented glory.
Newsweek
A gonzo memoir of whats really going on behind those swinging doors.... Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain is unique.
New York Times Book Review
Hysterical.... Bourdain gleefully rips through the scenery to reveal private backstage horrors.
Denver Post
“You’ll laugh, you’ll cry...you’re gonna love it.”
New York magazine
Bourdain’s prose is utterly riveting, swaggering with stylish machismo and a precise ear for kitchen patois.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780062231376
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 10/30/2012
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 4.00 (w) x 7.40 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain is the author of the novels Bone in the Throat and Gone Bamboo, in addition to the mega-bestseller Kitchen Confidential and A Cook's Tour. He is the host of the popular television show No Reservations.

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    1. Hometown:
      New York, New York
    1. Date of Birth:
      June 25, 1956
    2. Place of Birth:
      New York, New York
    1. Education:
      High school diploma, Dwight Englewood School, 1973; A.O.S. degree, The Culinary Institute of America, 1978
    2. Website:

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