Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain audiobook

Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly

By Anthony Bourdain
Read by Anthony Bourdain

Random House Audio
8.33 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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When Chef Anthony Bourdain wrote "Don't Eat Before You Read This" in The New Yorker, he spared no one's appetite, revealing what goes on behind the kitchen door. In Kitchen Confidential, he expanded the appetizer into a deliciously funny, delectably shocking banquet that lays out his twenty-five years of sex, drugs, and haute cuisine. From his first oyster in Gironda to the kitchen of the Rainbow Room atop Rockefeller Center, from the restaurants of Tokyo to the drug dealers of the East Village, from the mobsters to the rats, Bourdain's brilliantly written and wonderfully read, wild-but-true tales make the belly ache with laughter.

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Summary

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A #1 New York Times bestseller in paperback sales

A New York Times audio bestseller

When Chef Anthony Bourdain wrote "Don't Eat Before You Read This" in The New Yorker, he spared no one's appetite, revealing what goes on behind the kitchen door. In Kitchen Confidential, he expanded the appetizer into a deliciously funny, delectably shocking banquet that lays out his twenty-five years of sex, drugs, and haute cuisine.

From his first oyster in Gironda to the kitchen of the Rainbow Room atop Rockefeller Center, from the restaurants of Tokyo to the drug dealers of the East Village, from the mobsters to the rats, Bourdain's brilliantly written and wonderfully read, wild-but-true tales make the belly ache with laughter.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Bourdain captures the world of restaurants and professionally cooked food in all its theatrical, demented glory.” USA Today
“Hysterical…Bourdain gleefully rips through the scenery to reveal private backstage horrors.” New York Times Book Review
“A gonzo memoir of what’s really going on behind those swinging doors…Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain is unique.” Newsweek
“You’ll laugh, you’ll cry…you’re gonna love it.” Denver Post
“Bourdain’s prose is utterly riveting, swaggering with stylish machismo and a precise ear for kitchen patois.” New York magazine
“Bourdain pulls no punches…Bourdain is as unsparingly acerbic with himself as he is with others, and he exhibits a sincere and profound love of good food…He’d probably hate to hear it, but Bourdain has a tender side, and when it peeks through his rough exterior and the wall of four-letter words he constructs, it elevates this book to something more than blustery memoir.” Publishers Weekly

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Author

Author Bio: Anthony Bourdain

Author Bio: Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain (1956– 2018) was an American celebrity chef, author, travel writer, and television personality in programs focused on the exploration of international culture, cuisine, and the human condition. He was considered one of the most influential chefs in the world. His books Kitchen Confidential and Medium Raw were New York Times bestsellers. Hegraduated from the world-renowned Culinary Institute of America and began running kitchens at New York restaurants such as Supper Club, One Fifth Avenue, and Sullivan’s. His extensive body of work has graced the pages of the New York Times, London’s Times and Observer, the Face, and Scotland on Sunday. And his works of fiction include the crime novels Gone Bamboo and Bone in the Throat.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 8.33
Audience: Adult
Language: English