This one’s for you, Anthony Bourdain! RIP
Welcome to my world!
This quote is the first line from the food show that started it all, A Cook’s Tour with Anthony Bourdain. There are some people you like right away and Anthony is one of those in my world. I considered his influence on me immediately last Saturday when I had an incredibly blessed and lucky day that involved food, film, and fancy.
Tony is not only a gifted television personality on multiple networks, but a supremely talented writer, chef, foodie, philosopher and adventurer. Here is an excerpt from his book A Cook’s Tour, from which the television show was based:
I wanted magic. When is food magic? What are the common denominators? Certainly. when food is the result of a brilliant and obsessive personal vision, it can take on mystical, magical aspects. At their best, chefs like to consider themselves alchemists, and some of them, particularly…
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