Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly (Paperback)

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A deliciously funny, delectably shocking banquet of wild-but-true tales of life in the culinary trade from Chef Anthony Bourdain, laying out his more than a quarter-century of drugs, sex, and haute cuisine--now with all-new, never-before-published material.

About the Author

Anthony Bourdain is the author of the novels Bone in the Throat and Gone Bamboo, in addition to the mega-bestseller Kitchen Confidential and A Cook's Tour. He is the host of the popular television show No Reservations.

Praise For…

“Utterly riveting, swaggering with stylish machismo and precise ear for kitchen patois.”
-New York magazine

“You’ll laugh, you’ll’re gonna love it.”
-Denver Post

“The kind of book you read in one sitting, then rush about annoying your coworkers by declaiming whole passages.”
-USA Today

Bourdain captures the world of restaurants and professionally cooked food in all its theatrical, demented glory.
-USA Today

A gonzo memoir of whats really going on behind those swinging doors.... Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain is unique.

Bourdain’s prose is utterly riveting, swaggering with stylish machismo and a precise ear for kitchen patois.
-New York magazine

Hysterical.... Bourdain gleefully rips through the scenery to reveal private backstage horrors.
-New York Times Book Review

Product Details
ISBN: 9780060899226
ISBN-10: 0060899220
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publication Date: January 2007
Pages: 312
Language: English