Anthony Bourdain

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    October 6, 2014

    You Can Now Watch Alton Brown's Good Eats (and No Reservations and Other Food Shows) on Netflix

    Hey guys! Some quick good news: Starting from late last week, you can now watch Good Eats on Netflix! Alton Brown published some new, short videos on his YouTube channel a few months ago, but now you can watch full 21-minute episodes from the comfort of your underwear. Now for the bad news..

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    August 28, 2014

    This Is How You're Supposed To Eat Sushi

    I, like most people my age, started eating sushi in high school, as part of a little Otaku streak. I just kind of picked it up, dunked in soy sauce, and avoided wasabi/horseradish whenever I could. Thankfully, I don't do that anymore. For those of you who still do, here's a great instructional vid ... More >>

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    May 20, 2014

    Tamarindo Truck To Be Featured On Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

    We got a message from the good people at Tamarindo Truck informing us that they will be featured on Guy Fieri's show, Diners, Drive-In and Dives, at the end of the month. We featured Pedro Resendiz and his luxe lonchera on our On The Line column three years ago, and it's due time more people gave th ... More >>

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    May 9, 2014

    Long Live The Tonga Room's San Francisco Tiki Chic!

    Twice a month, legendary bartender/chef/restaurant insider Dave Mau pops by Stick A Fork In It to chime in about a random OC food or drink musing of his choice. Enjoy!! San Francisco's Tonga Room is hardly a secret (especially since Tony Bourdain shone his spotlight on it awhile back) but it is off ... More >>

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    April 30, 2014

    Anthony Bourdain Thinks You're a Douche For Liking EDM

    By: Sean Pajot We are all quite aware that food celebrity, television host, prolific author, and hilarious asshole Anthony Bourdain is basically a rock 'n' roll guy. On the tube, he can often be seen palling around with Queens of the Stone Age's Josh Homme, another funny, prickly professional shit ... More >>

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    October 2, 2013

    Remember Sizzler? It's Offering a Steak-and-Chicken Dinner for $7.99

    Remember Sizzler? Everyone does, but it seems that only a few of us really pays much attention these days to the chain that began in 1958 and peaked when Wham! was popular. But somehow it still shows up now and again in pop culture. Anthony Bourdain featured it in his CNN show Parts Unknown. So Si ... More >>

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    October 1, 2013

    Anthony Bourdain Apologizes for Ridiculing New Mexico's Frito Pie Tradition--But How New Mexican is Frito Pie?

    My pal Russell Contreras over at the Associated Press' New Mexico bureau always pulls out amazing stories about the magnificent state (yes: he's the one who first gave nationwide attention to the Breaking Bad tourism industry that now rules Albuquerque), and he had a doozy yesterday about a controve ... More >>

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    September 6, 2013

    La Guerrerense: The Most Famous Street Cart In the World For a Damn Good Reason

    How is it possible that we haven't written about La Guerrerense in these pages? Sabina Bandera runs arguably the most famous street stand in the world. Andrew Zimmern was struck (momentarily) speechless; Anthony Bourdain called her seafood Michelin quality; she was invited to Singapore, where she se ... More >>

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    August 22, 2013

    Watch A Preview of Mind of a Chef Season 2

    Mind of a Chef, the PBS series narrated by Anthony Bourdain and featuring the thought process, obsessions, travels, recipes, and whatever the hell they care to put on tape about the chef on profile, has put out a longer preview of its second season. As you may have heard, this time, rather than ju ... More >>

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    April 9, 2013

    Parts Unknown, Anthony Bourdain's New Show on CNN, Debuts This Weekend With Myanmar; See The Previews!

    Anthony Bourdain's new show Parts Unknown on CNN is debuting this coming Sunday, April 14 at 9 p.m., and yesterday the author, chef, and travel show host was on the network being interviewed CNN staffers significantly less famous than him about how this show is different from all the others he's don ... More >>

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    March 22, 2013

    This Week In Food: An Oreo Shotgun, the Sliders from Hell, and Fillin' Up Growlers

    Greetings, ladies and germs. It's that time again for your condensed food update, because you probably forgot about all of the awesome Stick a Fork In It blogs that you read earlier this week, right? Let me refresh your memory... First off, Edwin went to Four Sea, a Chinese restaurant in Irvine tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2013

    Anthony Bourdain Says Human Race "Essentially Good"; Introduces His New Show Parts Unknown

    Anthony Bourdain, the man who might not have invented the food-travel show but made it into a literate and beautifully-shot art form, is now on CNN and he's bringing his Emmy-winning crew with him.Bourdain's new program, set to debut any day now, is called Parts Unknown, and from the mostly non-info ... More >>

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    February 20, 2013

    Marilyn Hagerty, Granny Who Wrote Infamous Olive Garden Review, Is Coming Out With a Book!

    Marilyn Hagerty, if you don't remember, is the 85-year-old Grand Forks Herald restaurant critic whose Olive Garden review went viral because of the snarky hipsters who pointed at it to show how unhip she was. Backlash against the snark quickly ensued and many came to her defense, including Anthony B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2012

    Top 5 Food Videos of 2012

    What kind of world would it be without Internet video? Most give The Food Network, Comedy Central and Cartoon Network a run for their money, and best of all, you need only commit to a few minutes of your time instead of a full half-hour.Here are my favorite videos of the year.

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    November 5, 2012

    Final Episode of No Reservations Airs Tonight (Sob!), Wrapping Up In Brooklyn

    Eight years. One hundred forty episodes. Sixty countries. More than 716,000 miles. Countless toasts, laughs, expletives and soul-hitting meals. Tonight, it comes to an end. The final episode of No Reservations airs at 9 p.m. on the Travel Channel. Host Anthony Bourdain completes his epic voyage ... More >>

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    October 30, 2012

    Watch Two Weeks Of Eating in Japan Condensed To Three Minutes

    Got three minutes? Wanna go eat in Japan? Here's a video that proves that you don't need to be Anthony Bourdain to do mouthwatering food porn. You just need a good camera and to know where to point it. Combined with funky, 8-bit music, the gorgeously shot and edited 3-minute short was uploaded a few ... More >>

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    October 23, 2012

    Ume's Lauren Larson On What It's Like To Get A Call From Perry Ferrell

    Like other bands before them, Ume (pronounced ooh-may), took to Kickstarter in order to help fund their next album. Raising the necessary funds faster than you can say "trip to Seattle," the indie-garage band is planning a quick turn-around, with the album slated to be released in 2013. Not ones to ... More >>

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    October 23, 2012

    On The Line: Roy Hendrickson Of Zimzala, Part One

    Calm. That's the vibe we get from chef Roy Hendrickson. Perched in the Shorebreak Hotel, Zimzala's bustling exhibition kitchen is between both lounge and dining room. But for our interview, we converse at a quiet table in the back before lunch service. With experience that includes stints at Sam's S ... More >>

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    October 18, 2012

    ABC Reveals Details About Nigella Lawson & Anthony Bourdain Show

    As his No Reservations show on Travel Channel is winding down, Anthony Bourdain shows no signs of doing the same. He's working on his next travel series for CNN; there's that show on PBS called The Mind of a Chef his company is producing; and now comes more details on the culinary competition show h ... More >>

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    October 11, 2012

    WATCH: A Sneak Peek Of Anthony Bourdain And David Chang's New TV Show

    Two culinary bad boys. One badass TV show. The Mind of A Chef is a new series premiering Nov. 9 on PBS. Produced by the Zero Point Zero of No Reservations, the show will be narrated by Anthony Bourdain and explore the "the kitchen, the world, and the mind" of hell-raising New York City chef Dav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2012

    WATCH: A Sneak Peek Of Anthony Bourdain And David Chang's New TV Show

    Two culinary bad boys. One badass TV show. The Mind of A Chef is a new series premiering Nov. 9 on PBS. Produced by the Zero Point Zero of No Reservations, the show will be narrated by Anthony Bourdain and explore the "the kitchen, the world, and the mind" of hell-raising New York City chef Dav ... More >>

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    September 10, 2012

    Snooki As Read By Anthony Bourdain

    If you've ever wondered what the words of Snooki would sound like spoken by Anthony Bourdain, wonder no more (see the clip below). Is it newsworthy? No. Is it funny? Kinda, if only to hear the author vocalize Snooki's musings on Aquanet. What I'm waiting for is actually for Bourdain to put his sarc ... More >>

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    August 8, 2012

    Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations Will Take Its Final Bow On The Travel Channel Starting September 3rd

    Travel Channel announced yesterday that Anthony Bourdain's final bow on their network before he jumps ship to CNN will begin Monday, September 3 at 9 p.m. The first episode of "Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations - The Final Tour" will be preceded by a nine-hour marathon of viewer-voted past episodes ... More >>

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    June 18, 2012

    Jamie Oliver's New Competitive Cooking Series To Debut In The Fall

    Anthony Bourdain is slated to do one. Now so is Jamie Oliver. I'm talking about yet another cooking competition show. This time, the British chef who was recently most notable for making America wretch over the substance called pink slime, is executive producing a new series called Chef Race: U ... More >>

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    June 8, 2012

    Anthony Bourdain & Nigella Lawson To Host New Cooking Show For ABC

    Anthony Bourdain, who is moving to CNN from the Travel Channel next year, is apparently set to conquer the traditional networks, too. ABC has confirmed that he and Nigella Lawson are planning to hold a cooking competition show for the channel. Details are sketchy at this point, but they are hol ... More >>

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    May 29, 2012

    Anthony Bourdain Moving To CNN

    Anthony Bourdain has been everywhere, eaten everything, and held various titles of increasing influence, including Executive Chef at a NYC restaurant, best-selling author, Emmy-winning travel show host, and publisher. Now the man who makes news with his exploits and quips (see his comments on the Pa ... More >>

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    April 10, 2012

    Corazon de Tierra: Baja Med from the Ground up in Mexican Wine Country

    An hour south of Tijuana, somewhere along Ensenada's Ruta del Vino--the road through Baja's wine-rich Valle de  Guadalupe--two Americanos are searching for a sign. Not the eagle-on-the-cactus-with-a-serpent-in-its-mouth kinda sign, but one that, nevertheless, we hope will lead us to some sort o ... More >>

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    January 17, 2012

    [UPDATE: Paula Explains on Today] Paula Deen Is Diabetic -- and Cashing In

    ​ UPDATE, JAN. 17, 9:30 A.M.  In this morning's appearance on The Today Show, Deen clears up a few details. She's a paid spokesperson for Novo Nordisk, not Novartis. Al Roker lobbed a few pointed questions, and Deen revealed she kept her diagnosis from the public for three years whi ... More >>

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    December 30, 2011

    YouTube Sensation: Crazy Crepe Man of Majorca

    ​There are people who love their jobs, and then there's this man, a crepe maker in the town of Alcúdia on Majorca, an island off the coast of Spain. His name is Julio and he is indisputably one of Majorca's major tourist attractions. It doesn't seem to matter how his crepes taste--people from all ... More >>

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    December 23, 2011

    This Week In Food: The Racist Chinese Restaurant in Dubai, The Holiday Bruxie and Eating Baby Jesus via Riverfront Times​A very merry Christmas to you and yours from us here at OC Weekly! Enjoy all of the highlights from Stick A Fork In It this week in this blog entry and we'll see you after the holidays!

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    December 22, 2011

    Animal Rights Group Wants To Check Anthony Bourdain's Liver

    ​Did you hear that The Animal Legal Defense Fund, an animal rights group, wants to pay for Anthony Bourdain to check his liver for hepatic lipidosis?The group, in a bid to draw attention to the cruel (or, depending on where you stand on the issue, delicious) production of foie gras, drafted an ope ... More >>

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    December 20, 2011

    Anthony Bourdain's Comic Book Now On Pre-Order! Yes, I Said Comic Book.​Anthony Bourdain. Chef. Author. Travel show host. Novelist. And now a comic book creator?! The man who seems to say everything and do everything (His new show The Layover premiered a month ago) has written a graphic novel about "a renegade and ruthless sushi chef, known to decapitate pa ... More >>

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    October 17, 2011

    Rocket From the Crypt Reunites--For One Episode of Yo Gabba Gabba!

    WHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAT.​If there was one good cause to reunite for--that is, other than the fans, of course--it's Yo Gabba Gabba!. Rocket From the Crypt singer John Reis posted this awesome photo on his official Facebook account Friday, along with this caption: AP-ROCKET FROM THE CRYPT REUNITE! ... More >>

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    August 17, 2011

    Why We Hope Anthony Bourdain's Second Travel Channel Show Will Be Better Than No Reservations

    ​The guy who has the job every foodie wants, Anthony Bourdain, will get a second show called The Layover. A Travel Channel press release announced that the premiere of the new, 10-episode long series will be November 21.

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    July 18, 2011

    "The Most Influential Restaurant In The World" Gets a Movie

    ​Does the world really need a new full-length documentary about Ferran Adrià and his restaurant, El Bulli? The trailer for a new film called El Bulli: Cooking in Progress debuted last week on Apple's movie trailer website and when I watched it, I swear I've already seen the movie before, or at le ... More >>

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    June 14, 2011

    On The Line: Hop Phan of Dos Chinos, Part One

    Photo by Amy Kaplan​What can we say about newlywed Hop Phan? The face behind luxe lonchera sensation Dos Chinos, he's a funny guy who doesn't need cookbooks to inspire their signature cuisine. We could say more, but Hop's thoughts speak for themselves. What are six words to describe your food?Ga, ... More >>

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    June 7, 2011

    On the Line: Dave Dennis of Matador Cantina, Part One

    Photo by Amy Kaplan​A man who loves his turf as much as surf, Dave Dennis banged out our questionnaire in one day (Thanks, Dave!). Is he hungry to discuss his views or just starving all the time? Only one way to find out what the chef at Matador Cantina is thinking . . . and rocking out to.What ar ... More >>

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    February 18, 2011

    Anthony Bourdain in Cerritos Tonight!

    ​This post is for those of you who have this blog bookmarked or on Google Reader and do not actually venture anywhere else in our paper but here. There are, believe or not, other sections of this rag and its website, and some of it has some food-related news, such as the indispensable Calendar of ... More >>

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    February 17, 2011

    Anthony Bourdain

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  • Food

    June 3, 2010

    Kitchen Ink

    OC chefs show off their tattoos

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    May 19, 2010

    Haute Stoner Cuisine: NY Times Reveals Kogi's Secret Ingredient

    Fueled by green energy.​We knew it! The reason that Roy Choi's Kogi Korean tacos are so yummy is due to one super-special, sticky-icky ingredient.

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    April 15, 2010

    ¡Ask a Comida Critic!--Any Ecuadorian Restaurants in OC?

    ​From the free-for-all that is my Facebook page: Where is a good Ecuadorian restaurant in OC? Preferably CM or Santa Ana. I watched Anthony Bourdain's show about Eduador and I'm more than ready for some yummy soups, stews and ceviches. I'm sure your friends know all the best places, right? THANKS! ... More >>

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    April 2, 2010

    This Week in Food

    Anthony Bourdain​Dave was busy this week wreaking a little more havoc than usual. A facetious post on April 1st announcing culinary superstar Anthony Bourdain's intent to open a Les Halles in Newport Beach attracted way more attention than expected. Numerous link-tos and confused call-ins later, t ... More >>

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    April 1, 2010

    Anthony Bourdain to Open Les Halles in Newport Beach

    sting @ CC BY-NC 2.0​Restaurateur, TV host, man-about-town and general pain in the ass Anthony Bourdain will be opening a West Coast branch of his successful New York French brasserie, Les Halles, in the space formerly occupied by the Arches on Balboa Peninsula, according to a permit ap ... More >>

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    March 16, 2010

    Dee Nguyen of Break of Dawn, Part 1

    Photo by Kimberly Valenzuela​Food critics don't always agree on things, but ask any of your Stick a Fork In It bloggers where the best breakfast in OC is, and you'll get the same answer from all of us: Break of Dawn, a stunning hidden gem in a freeway-adjacent plaza next to the Laguna Hills Mall.C ... More >>

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    November 10, 2009

    Travel Channel Bought By Owner Of Food Network

    Photo Courtesy Travel Channel​I don't like where this is going. Scripps Network Interactive Inc., owner of the Food Network, which has slowly but noticeably descended into semi-homemade mediocrity, bought a controlling stake in the Travel Channel last week. For Anthony Bourdain's sake, I hope ... More >>

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    November 5, 2009

    Top 5 Questions for Adam Richman

    Adam Richman, the lovable foodie from the Travel Channel's Man V. Food, is coming to the House of Blues Dec. 15. If you don't know Richman, your first question probably is, "So?" But if you know all about how the Brooklyn native travels the country to enter eateries that serve ridiculous portions in ... More >>

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    April 24, 2003

    Boar War

    Blubber-bound blowhard battles Tony Bourdain for the favor of his beloved at Yi Dynasty

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