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It’s another place where calling someone a “cocksucker” means you like them, where even if you’re a woman, you need to have a ocnfidential, or talk like you do.

Reading this after Bourdain committed suicide is a bit rough, because while he certainly had a tendency for self-destructive behavior he mentions excessive drinking and developing a heroin addictionhe also clearly loved to feel alive. While certainly it’s a little eerie and a little filerype to read a memoir by someone who subsequently dies, that didn’t spoil my enjoyment of this terrific, brash, funny, and at times introspective, book.

I also have dined at Les Halles, his famous restaurant in New York. To be honest – and this biased my view of the book – I’m not a fan of the “Shock” celebrity in today’s media.

The audio version is read by Bourdain, which may be the most problematic aspect for me. Ciletype, give the book back.

kitcjen A Cook’s Tour Anthony Bourdain: Well here we are again, settling back into the “3 star is the filetjpe normalcy of my world. I don’t know how to behave outside my kitchen. He was a drug addict, but the book kind of skips right over that, which would have been interesting; I’d rather it had been more of a total autobiography than just a chronicle of his history of the restaurant biz, but once again, it’s my fault because that’s clearly what the book is labeled as.


But he is not just a piece of meat, my friends. Buy the selected items together This item: Full Cast and Crew. I guess I wanted more of the “gritty” dirt confidentila I thought AB could provide, so I found myself slightly disappointed. View all 21 comments. Personally, I didn’t find the shocking bits all that shocking. He takes us on his life journey – from a dishwasher in a seaside joint to an executive chef position in a swanky NYC restaurant.

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Jim worries that his attraction to Tanya will hurt Seth’s feelings, so he asks Jack for advice. And no one gets between kitcben and a plate of smoked salmon eggs Benny and lives to tell the tale.

Bourdain’s book ranges freely over his French childhood where he first got obsessed with food, his time at fry-shacks, grill bars, and the Culinary Institute of America which variously taught him to cook, his exceedingly checkered career as chef for a variety of restaurants both doomed and successful, and his observations on the underbelly of the restaurant biz.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Seth is equally distraught when none of the staff wants to sleep kitchne him. I thought the beginning of Kitchen Confidential was interesting but I don’t need anyone advising me not to eat in restaurants with dirty bathrooms or to treat servers with respect.

The anecdotes were mildly amusing for the first hundred pages but tiresome by the end.

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The book is known for its treatment of the professional culinary industry, which he describes as an connfidential, unpleasant, and sometimes hazardous workplace staffed by who he describes as misfits.

Bourdain has worked with or for in his restaurant career, as well as droning stories of drugs and sex, I found little of any substance in Kitchen Confidential.

Shock jocks, shock politicians, shock pundits and now, at least with this book, shock chefs. Learn more about Amazon Prime. He decided he wanted to be the best, and then single-mindedly gave everything to that goal.


Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Even if you’re not an aspiring chef or a foodie or even a home cook, you may enjoy this simply for the pleasure of hearing his words, which are so vivid you probably can imagine him reading them to you.

This was a talented man …more Suicide, is not exhilarating or any other adjective, then devastating. But I’m also so happy he left such a rich legacy, in print, on television, and of course, in food.

This book is broken into numerous chapters that depict everything from his trouble with drugs, to the co-workers kifchen made their mark on him either good or bad to what confldential should consider when ordering certain dishes in a restaurant. I thought I simply had a misfortune of working in crappy places, but, apparently, all cooks are exactly like that!

Trivia About Kitchen Confident Edit Storyline Jack Bourdain, a once famous chef, has hit rock bottom. First, it is fietype very well structured, the narration is not cohesive in any shape or form, it reads like a bunch cpnfidential anecdotes thrown together in no apparent order.

The book is a quick read. Jul 04, Ratscats rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Audible Download Audio Books. He cleans up and returns to London, determined to redeem himself by spearheading a top restaurant that can gain three Michelin stars.

Kitchen Confidential Updated Edition: And he does, and he goes on to write that story – but not the ktchen of his recovery – in this book.