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Kitchen Confidential

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Kitchen Confidential

Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly

By Anthony Bourdain

Harper Perennial, Paperback, 9780060899226, 312pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2007

Description

A deliciously funny, delectably shocking banquet of wild-but-true tales of life in the culinary trade from Chef Anthony Bourdain, laying out his more than a quarter-century of drugs, sex, and haute cuisine now with all-new, never-before-published material



Praise For Kitchen Confidential

“Utterly riveting, swaggering with stylish machismo and precise ear for kitchen patois.”
-New York magazine

“You’ll laugh, you’ll cry...you’re gonna love it.”
-Denver Post

“The kind of book you read in one sitting, then rush about annoying your coworkers by declaiming whole passages.”
-USA Today

Bourdain captures the world of restaurants and professionally cooked food in all its theatrical, demented glory.
-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