We may receive a commission on purchases made from links. Danny Trejo and Anthony Bourdain weren't best friends, but the fact that Bourdain appreciated Trejo's food now verges on mythic lore. Yes, we're talking about Trejo's Tacos. The "Machete" actor opened the restaurant in honor of his mother — and also because film producer Ash Shah noticed Trejo was an unsung foodie while the two worked together on the set of "Bad Ass." (At least, that's how Trejo tells it in his cookbook.) Trejo and Shah were on to something.
Anthony Bourdain's death shocked the world four years ago and left his family, friends, colleagues, and legions of fans reeling. And while many false facts have surfaced about his death, the truth according to those who knew him was that he was, by many accounts, charming, charismatic, generous, and funny. He was larger than life and yet managed to be down to earth at the same time. Per Times of India, Laurie Woolever, his assistant of 10 years, says that people loved Bourdain because he came up through the ranks in restaurant kitchens before becoming a high-profile chef, best-selling author, and beloved TV/media star. That made him "relatable to the everyman in a way that many of his TV colleagues were not,” Woolever stated.
There are few people in the world who get to be truly great at more than one thing. Anthony Bourdain was one of those people. For more than 20 years, Bourdain perfected his craft as a classically-trained chef, running various kitchens in New York City to acclaim. During his impressive cooking career, Bourdain was always dabbling with writing on the side. His persistence in honing his writing led to a published book in 1995 titled 'Bone In The Throat'. His culinary expertise and writing acumen eventually led to more media appearances. Those media appearances led to Bourdain securing his own show on Travel Channel that was titled after one of his books, 'No Reservations'. The show quickly became a hit.
Anthony Bourdain is arguably one of the most well-traveled people to walk the Earth. He first charmed restaurant workers and foodies alike in 2000 with the release of his book "Kitchen Confidential." Bourdain is best known for his prolific TV career, with travel/food shows like "Parts Unknown" and "No Reservations" transporting viewers to corners of the world that they didn't even know existed. He had an uncanny ability to make the world feel smaller by digging deep into what makes the food and culture of a specific place special and helping viewers understand other people better.
A lot of people had felt pity for Kevin Love when his former co-stars LeBron James and Kyrie Irving left him to become the lone star of the Cleveland Cavaliers, the team that won the 2016 NBA title. Love spent the entire 2018-19 season without his All-Star teammates, and even worse, he was limited to just 22 games due to injuries.
Welcome to Neir’s Tavern, the most famous NYC bar you’ve never heard of. The unassuming Queens watering hole dates back to 1829 and was featured in an iconic “Goodfellas” scene starring Robert De Niro. “Nothing has changed [since 1990]. They could literally do ‘Goodfellas: Part 2’ here,” owner and retired FDNY firefighter Loycent Gordon told The Post. The historic pub also got the “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown” treatment in 2017, a year before the chef’s untimely death. It’s no wonder that Neir’s is the subject of the premiere episode of “Best Kept Secret Bars of NYC: Sticky Floors of the Big Apple” hosted by comedian Mike Cannon. “It really is a destination,” Gordon told Cannon. “You gotta really want to be here.”
With CNN airing its new “Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain” this month, the public’s fascination with the late chef, writer and travel storyteller, who died in 2018, continues. Part of the interest may be due to Bourdain committing suicide and the difficulty for many to understand why someone at the top of his game, and beloved by many, would choose to take his own life. His suicide again reminds us that success, wealth and fame don’t make one immune to the effects of depression.
It's an honor just to be nominated. But the true honor is to be from New Jersey — as Anthony Bourdain, Bebe Neuwirth, George Clinton, Michael B. Jordan, Nathan Lane, Paul Rudd, John McPhee, Margaret Bourke-White and 40 other men and women nominated for the New Jersey Hall of Fame Class of 2022 could tell you....
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Anthony Bourdain is among the stars of screen, stage, page, business and sports up for the New Jersey Hall of Fame this year. The hall unveiled its list of nominees Monday, which includes 35 men, 13 women and two families, among them a few repeat picks who weren’t chosen for induction in prior years.
Funk pioneer George Clinton, the late chef and author Anthony Bourdain, the late singer-songwriter Phoebe Snow and actors Paul Rudd, Michael B. Jordan and Nathan Lane are among the 50 nominees for the New Jersey Hall of Fame‘s Class of 2022. Public voting will take place online, here, through May 20.
Almost four years have passed since his passing, and Anthony Bourdain still casts a shadow. On April 10, chef Andrew Zimmern engaged in an AMA on Twitter and two questions were directed toward his relationship with Bourdain. "Best memory of Bourdain?" asked @SPTolson, to which Zimmern responded, "Seeing him so...
‘Roadrunner: A Film about Anthony Bourdain’ on CNN free live stream: How to watch online without cable
“Roadrunner: A Film about Anthony Bourdain” is premiering on CNN on Sunday, April 10 at 9 p.m. The film will feature an in-depth look about the cultural icon and how he rose to become such a household name. Here’s the information you’ll need to watch a free live stream...
The 2021 documentary “Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain” remembers the globe-trotting celebrity chef who died in 2018. 6 and 8:30 p.m. ET CNN. Prepare to bid your favorite frenemies adieu with the series finale of “Killing Eve.” Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer star. 8 p.m. BBC America; anytime, AMC+
Mother-daughter duo Naomi and Wynonna Judd, aka the Judds, reunite to perform at the “2022 CMT Music Awards.” Kelsea Ballerini and “The Avengers’ ” Anthony Mackie co-host from Nashville. 8 p.m. CBS; also Paramount+. Bakery owners who ain’t exactly raking in the dough turn to...
(CNN) — The legacy of the late Anthony Bourdain is a long and complicated one. The new CNN Film "Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain" attempts to contend with that legacy and reopen the conversation about how Bourdain is remembered. It may inspire you to do some remembering as well by revisiting Bourdain's extensive television catalog.
When the late Anthony Bourdain blew the lid off the restaurant industry in his book Kitchen Confidential, he was working as Brasserie Les Halles’ executive chef — where he’d been since 1998. Now that space — closed since 2016 – has reopened as La Brasserie. Francis Staub, who operates a cast iron cookware company under his own name, signed a 15-year lease for the 173-seat restaurant. The eatery closed in 2016 and Bourdain, who tragically committed suicide in 2018, had been long gone from behind the stove. Still, so strongly associated with the restaurant was Bourdain that when he died, grieving New...