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Entertainment Remembering Anthony Bourdain: Inside the Adventurous, Insatiable Life of a Culinary Rock Star

21:31  13 june  2018
21:31  13 june  2018 Source:   people.com

CNN's Anthony Bourdain dead at 61

  CNN's Anthony Bourdain dead at 61 Anthony Bourdain, a gifted storyteller and writer who took CNN viewers around the world, has died. He was 61. CNN confirmed Bourdain's death on Friday and said the cause of death was suicide. "It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague, Anthony Bourdain," the network said in a statement Friday morning. "His love of great adventure, new friends, fine food and drink and the remarkable stories of the world made him a unique storyteller. His talents never ceased to amaze us and we will miss him very much.

Anthony Bourdain People Cover Story: Inside the Insatiable Life of a Culinary Rock Star .

“He was my love, my rock , my protector. I am beyond devastated.” The Smithsonian once called him “the original rock star ” of the culinary world, “the Elvis of bad boy chefs.” Inside Anthony Bourdain ’s globe-trotting career.

Anthony Bourdain traveled the world in search of indigenous food and untold stories but struggled with profound loneliness. In this week’s cover story, we honor the food rebel’s final days, and his unconventional rise to fame that would touch the lives of millions.

Bourdain died of an apparent suicide inside his hotel room in Kaysersberg, a small village in the Alsace region of France, where he was filming an episode of Parts Unknown, the CNN series that chronicled the travel host’s quest for culture and cuisine. He was 61.

Asia Argento Mourns Anthony Bourdain in Emotional Note: ‘He Was My Love, My Rock, My Protector’

  Asia Argento Mourns Anthony Bourdain in Emotional Note: ‘He Was My Love, My Rock, My Protector’ Bourdain and Argento began dating in 2017 after the actress appeared on the Rome episode of the CNN series "Parts Unknown."Asia Argento is remembering her late boyfriend Anthony Bourdain on social media. The Italian actress, filmmaker, and activist posted a statement on her official Twitter page in which she said she is “beyond devastated” over Bourdain’s passing and asked for her followers to respect her privacy at this time. Bourdain and Argento began dating in 2017 after the actress appeared on the Rome episode of the CNN series “Parts Unknown.

One of the most influential chefs in the world, Anthony Bourdain was a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America. YouTube star stabbed to death inside Bronx apartment Jun 09, 2018 - 01:49 Cops have not arrested a suspect, but they are looking for a man dressed in black who left the

I remember first discovering Anthony Bourdain on the Food Network many years ago. It was 3am and I was unable to sleep and here was this brooding, hot piece of Bourdain 's culinary world makes the debauched world of drug-addled, over-sexed, grimy rock stars and their groupies feel quaint. more.

Those around him in the weeks before his death noticed a lighter mood, especially since the release of the June 3 Hong Kong episode of Parts Unknown, which his girlfriend Asia Argento directed.

“When I was working with him last week, he was giddy,” says CNN publicist Karen Reynolds. “He was texting me and e-mailing me, which he doesn’t normally do.”

  Remembering Anthony Bourdain: Inside the Adventurous, Insatiable Life of a Culinary Rock Star © David S. Holloway

But spending some 250 days of the year on the road also took its toll. “Travel can be a struggle, because sometimes it’s easier to think of the place you’d rather be,” says Bourdain’s longtime photographer David Holloway. “He would rave about Rome, where his girlfriend lived. He would say it’s an amazing city to fall in love in.”

Raised with his brother Christopher in Leonia, N.J., by Gladys, an editor for The New York Times, and his late father, Pierre, a music industry executive, Bourdain had what he described as a “pretty normal” family: “We all ate together. I found it kind of oppressive, actually,” he told People in 2016. “I envied the broken homes of my friends because they were left alone to misbehave unsupervised.”

CNN to Remember Anthony Bourdain With Tribute Specials This Weekend

  CNN to Remember Anthony Bourdain With Tribute Specials This Weekend CNN announced Friday that it would roll out multiple tribute specials about Anthony Bourdain, the star of the hit show "Parts Unknown" who was found dead by suicide on Friday morning. "We will be remembering our friend and colleague Anthony Bourdain this weekend by sharing his talent and stories," said the network in a tweeted statement. "Rest in peace," they added tagging his old Twitter handle. The network had begun airing the 11th season of the award-winning travel series "Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown" — including an episode set in Hong Kong that aired last Sunday and was directed by his girlfriend, actress and activist Asia Argento. The season's sixth episode, set in Berlin, will air as scheduled this Sunday at 9 p.m. ET, with an introduction by Anderson Cooper. We will be remembering our friend and colleague Anthony Bourdain this weekend by sharing his talent and stories. Rest in peace, @Bourdain. pic.twitter.

Remembering Anthony Bourdain : Inside the Adventurous , Insatiable Life of a Culinary Rock Star .

Anthony Bourdain . by Andie Eisen. As a self-described “passenger of life ” he was the Iggy Pop of the culinary world; overcoming addiction in his We never saw the five star treatment overshadow his life -long passion for a midnight hot dog at Papaya King or a cheap side of diner mac-and-cheese.

After two years at Vassar College, he dropped out to attend the Culinary Institute of America and eventually work as a chef where he would find the trouble he was looking for. In the 1980s Bourdain bounced from job to job at restaurants in New York City while struggling with a serious drug addiction.

Anthony Bourdain sitting on a bench © DAVID RENTAS/REX/Shutterstock He eventually got clean in the early ’90s, and while working as the executive chef at French brasserie Les Halles in 1999, Bourdain solidified his role as a cook and a talented writer when his essay “Don’t Eat Before Reading This” was published in The New Yorker. He later expanded the article in his tell-all bestselling memoir Kitchen Confidential, which would make him famous. 

Anthony Bourdain et al. posing for the camera © Provided by TIME Inc. He landed his first television show—A Cook’s Tour on the Food Network—at age 44 and in 2005 began hosting No Reservations on the Travel Channel. In 2013—by then wed to Ottavia Busia and a father—he launched Parts Unknown. It was a career he cherished. “I have the best job in the world,” he told People. “I decide where we go. If I’m not having a good time, it’s nobody’s fault, it’s a failure of the imagination.”

Writer of viral Olive Garden review grateful for Bourdain

  Writer of viral Olive Garden review grateful for Bourdain <p>A North Dakota newspaper columnist who received online vitriol in 2012 for her glowing review of an Olive Garden in Grand Forks said Saturday she was grateful that Anthony Bourdain came to her defense as others ridiculed her prose about the town's hottest new Italian restaurant.</p>Marilyn Hagerty catapulted to internet fame after her Olive Garden review, in which she marveled about the chain restaurant's chicken Alfredo, crisp greens and "two long, warm breadsticks." Then, she learned what it's like to go viral.

Remembering Anthony Bourdain . The irreverence of Anthony Bourdain ’s CNN series, “Parts Unknown” always struck me as a sign that behind this foodie’s yen for travel and exotic eats was a beat soul.

Jump to navigation Jump to search. Anthony Michael "Tony" Bourdain (born June 25, 1956) is an American author and the "Chef-at-Large" of Brasserie Les Halles, based in New York City with locations in Miami, Florida, and Washington

In 17 years on the road, Bourdain visited nearly 100 countries and left an unparalleled mark on the food industry—and the world.

“Tony’s thoughts connected with people,” says photographer Holloway. “Everyone has a picture and a story. These are real moments, because Tony was honest. People feel an honest loss.”

If you or someone you know is considering suicide, please contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), text “help” to the Crisis Text Line at 741-741 or go to suicidepreventionlifeline.org.

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Anthony Bourdain Had No Narcotics in His System When He Died, French Official Says .
The chef, author and television correspondent was found dead in a French hotel room last month. His death shook fans and colleagues across the world.Anthony Bourdain did not have narcotics in his body when he died this month, a French judicial official said.

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