Yes, restaurants are often filthy holes helmed by a contemptuous lot.
A Cook's Tour
No Reservations
No Reservations
When a food tastes like diapers or toe jam, he lets you know about it.

we will never, mercifully, see Tony rocking the safety-orange Crocs.
“If you can't find enjoyment in a bacon maple bar (from Voodoo Doughnuts), there's no hope for you.
No Reservations
The Nuge
Bourdain raised the point that a cooking celebrity need not be an actual chef in order to “be good for the world.”
he stressed that snubbing meat when a guest in somebody's home is “just fuckin' rude!”
“If I get some nuts out of the mini bar, I'll be doing good.”
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