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Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown

Bourdain travels the across the globe to uncover little-known areas of the world and celebrate diverse cultures by exploring food and dining rituals. Known for his curiosity, candor, and acerbic wit, Bourdain takes viewers off the beaten path of...

Duration:60 mins

Quality: HD

Release:2013

IMDb:8.6

Season 1 - Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown
"With the slight relaxation of control by the government of Myanmar, Tony is finally able to explore one of the most beautiful areas of Asia."
"Bourdain examines the meeting point of Asian, Mexican, Latino culture in modern LA."
"Tony will explore several regions of the country from the mountains down to the Caribbean coast to the coca leaf growing inlands formerly controlled by drug cartels."
"The two funniest and most brilliant chef\/restaurateurs in Canada take us across Canada by rail."
"What Burroughs called \"Interzone\", where artists like Burroughs, Bowles, Rimbaud, Verlaine, the Rolling Stones sought escape from Western moral prohibitions and the possibilities of great empty spaces."
"Bourdain looks at the country through personal stories, food--and the music of anti-Qaddafi rapper expats who returned to fight."
"Tony and his friend, world-renowned chef Eric Ripert, explore the far reaches of indigenous Andes in search of a rare variety of wild cocoa that is said to be the \"best\" in the world."
"Bourdain looks at the Congo as one of the more industrialized powers in Africa now largely crumbled to nothingness and chaos."
Season 2 - Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown
"In the season premiere of Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown, the host and crew make their first trip to Israel, the West Bank and Gaza."
"Explores Andaluc\u00c3\u00ada during Semana Santa (Holy Week, leading up to Easter), a time filled with great pageantry and excitement."
"Parts Unknown takes a close look at the mash-up of cultures that comprise this uniquely American state by sampling its food - a combination of Spanish, Mediterranean, Mexican, Pueblo and even chuck-wagon influences. New Mexico is also a land of drugs, guns, monster vehicles, and possibly extraterrestrials. It may also be the perfect place to investigate the underside of the Western cowboy ideal."
"This episode explores the food and natural beauty of Copenhagen, the economic and cultural center of Denmark."
"Parts Unknown explores the Sicilian way of life, which puts a premium on savoring family, life, and food. Bourdain travels in search of those foods as he eats his way around the island."
"In this episode, Bourdain visits the suburb of Hillbrow (which remains a dangerous locale), spends a day in the life of a taxi driver and discovers the culture and food that make up modern day Johannesburg."
"Japan is a paradox. The low birthrate, the dedication, the conformity, and the life of a salary man are well known. There is also a competitive and rigid culture that gives way to some unique subcultures. Bourdain has traveled to Tokyo countless times, but on this trip he is in search of the city's dark, extreme, and bizarrely fetishistic underside."
"Few cities have experienced such a dramatic economic rise and fall of Detroit. In this episode of Parts Unknown, Bourdain explores the past, present and future of the Motor City."
Season 3 - Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown
"In the Season 3 premiere of \"Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown,\" Tony explores Punjab -- one of the most beautiful and relatively unknown areas of India. Punjab is the Sikh Holy Land, and is also India's agricultural breadbasket."
"Anthony Bourdain travels to Las Vegas, a city known for over-indulgence, with food author Michael Ruhlman and visits locales that include Huntridge Tavern (in the shadow of the strip), and famed restaurant \u00c3\u00a9 by Jose Andres."
Season 4 - Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown
"Anthony Bourdain explores Shanghai by savoring classic, home-style cuisine at restaurants that include Chun and Fuchun Xiaolong and converses with locals who give their take on their country's booming economy and expanding global influence."
"Parts Unknown travels to the host's \"first love,\" with a look at Hue, a city in central Vietnam, including excursions to the Dong Ba market, Vinh Moc tunnels, the Duyen Anh restaurant, and the Citadel. Sampled dishes include Com Hen, Bun Bo Hue and a special bird's nest soup."
"In a departure for the series, Bourdain takes a trip to the Provincetown haunts of his post high school youth (The Atlantic House, The Lobster Pot) that marked the start of his culinary career, and he candidly discusses his descent into heroin addiction (and later recovery). He then heads to the western part of the state to throw light on the unexpected and exploding heroin problem in small town New England - discussing with residents exactly how this happened - and how they are learning to deal with it as a community."
"Bourdain heads to Jamaica, a destination well known for delicious Caribbean delicacies and feel-good vibes. The host travels along the Northeast region of the island and explores life in Port Antonio and Winnifred Beach. He also delves into the importance of music legend Bob Marley, with his producer Chris Blackwell, and takes a side trip to the home of author Ian Fleming (the setting of James Bond novels). A main topic in this episode is the ever-burgeoning tourist industry and how it continues to affect the local population."
Season 5 - Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown
"Bourdain experiences the nuances of hyper-modern Seoul which has its sights set on becoming the world's top exporter of popular culture. Food options include Korean fried chicken, and a vintage Korean \"army\" stew, budae jjigae, with Spam, canned baked beans, frankfurters, ramen noodles and Kimchi."
"Bourdain visits favorite haunt Club Deuce bar, the B&M market in \"Little Haiti\" for cow foot soup, Islas Canarias with chef Michelle Bernstein for a different take on the Cuban sandwich, and explores \"The Miami Sound\" with Questlove and Willie Clark (founder, Deep City Records)."
"Bourdain visits one of his favorite cities in Europe, Glasgow. He makes his first stop at the Old College Bar for a pint, learns knife defense techniques from instructor Mark Davies, and tests his physical endurance while stalking red stag with writer A.A. Gill in the Scottish Highlands. Along the way Bourdain indulges in some surprising Scottish fare including deep-fried haggis, roasted grouse with bread sauce, and fresh venison."
"Unspoiled paradise or microcosm for the end of times? With acclaimed film director Darren Aronofsky (Noah, Requiem for a Dream, The Black Swan, Pi) as his travel companion, Bourdain explores this island nation off the southeastern coast of Africa. Starting the journey in the chaotic, crowded capital city Tana, Bourdain samples the cuisine of legendary Malagasy chef Mariette Andrianjaka, including a goose specialty and and broth with chicken and ginger."
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"Drawing inspiration from iconic Hungarian born cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond, Bourdain explores the beauty, culture, history, architecture and food of Budapest. The culinary dishes sampled during his journey include goulash, fisherman's soup, blood sausage, stuffed cabbage and, during a stop at restaurant Pleh Csarda, a golden brown pancake heaped with chicken liver and bone marrow, fried schnitzel and venison stew."
"In this episode of Parts Unknown, Bourdain explores the other Hawaii, the one that those 8 million tourists don't see when they descend on the islands every year. Tony meets with travel writer and novelist Paul Theroux, Chef Andrew Le of Pig and the Lady in Honolulu, talent manager Shep Gordon and communes with residents of Molokai for a meal at an ancient oceanside fish pond."
"Nicknamed \"The Paris of the Middle East,\" Beirut's nightlife is infamous, the population beautiful, and its cuisine legendary. During his travels, Bourdain meets up with freestyle artist Double A The Preecherman in the Mar Mikhael neighborhood, has a classic Lebanese meal with writer, publisher, activist Joumana Haddad, and visits a Syrian community in southern Beirut with CNN correspondent Nick Paton Walsh."
Season 6 - Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown
"Bourdain explores Cuba from its bustling capital city Havana, to the slower paced, music mecca Santiago."
"Bourdain and travel companion chef Eric Ripert (Le Bernardin) visit France's oldest city to experience its stew of cultures and cuisines and eat as much Corsican cheeses as they can handle."
"The alluring island of Okinawa is explored by Bourdain from historical, political, cultural and culinary perspectives."
"Bourdain takes a journey to the Bay Area to practice Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, heal through food, and enjoy some soul food at Real Miss Ollie's."
"Bourdain visits Addis Adaba to sample injera bread, beyaynetu platters, coffee and music with chef Marcus Samuelsson."
"Bourdain returns to Borneo after 10 years to enjoy chicken rendang and pork noodles in the \"street food paradise\" of Kuala Lumpur."
"Bourdain explores the mixing of food, culture and politics in Istanbul, where he eats a Turkish breakfast and watches an oil wresting match."
"Bourdain and Charleston resident Bill Murray dine on traditional Gullah cuisine, oyster pie, and shrimp and grits."
Season 7 - Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown
"In the season seven premiere, Bourdain explores the Philippines during Christmas season and travels through the festive streets of Manila to taste the fast food wonder Jollibee, try the sweet, milky drink, Halo-Halo, and indulge in the classic dish, Sizzling Pork Sisig. The trip continues with the host accompanied by cover band \"Keystone,\" as they dine on Adobo, a simmered pork-chicken dish. The tour concludes with a family meal of Kare-Kare and the opening of the Balikbayan box."
"Chicago's iconic Old Town Ale House and its colorful patrons are the gateway to Bourdain's tour of the \"City by the Lake,\" which includes the host dining on breaded steak sandwiches at Ricobene's with music producer Steve Albini, sampling Mapo Doufu at Chinatown's Sze Chuan with Chef Stephanie Izard, and a home cooked meal with Chicago-raised rapper Lupe Fiasco and his mom, plus a tour of comedy mecca Second City with mainstage performer Paul Jurewicz."
"Life on the Greek islands, home to a fiercely independent and proud population, is relatively secluded, steeped in tradition, and revolves around local food, wine, close friends and family. On theisland of Naxos, Bourdain heads offshore to dive to a sunken ship wreck,drink raki with the local residents, and sample cuisine fresh from the fishing boat, including octopus salad, salatouri (skate), and rofos (grouper) with olive oil and lemon. While exploring the island, he meets with politically outspoken musical group, The Stray Bitches, and travels to the mountainous ..."
"Bourdain visits the Crow reservation, hunts with podcast host Joe Rogan, and eats dinner at Butte institution Lydia's supper club."
"Zamir Gotta upstages Bourdain on a tour of the mountainous Eurasian country, featuring food from Tbilisi, Batumi, and Khurvaleti."
"Bourdain explores West African culture, with guides Chef Pierre Thiam, Ofeibea Quist Arcton, and famed musician Youssou N'Dour."
"The Cologne Carnival celebration sets the tone for Bourdain's visit to this city that boasts the delicacies kolsch, mett, and blood sausage."
"Bourdain's trip to meat-centric Buenos Aires features a meal at famous local spot, Don Carlito's, and an after-hours soccer match."
Season 8 - Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown
"Bourdain joins the throngs of locals as he motorbikes through Vietnam's capital and indulges in its singular cuisine with president Barack Obama, who, over a dish of Bun Cha, shares personal stories and reflects on his own international travels."
"Bourdain absorbs the tastes, sights and sounds of music city, from chef Josh Habiger's Catbird Seat and Bolton's famous hot chicken, to a night of cooking, drinking and rocking out with singer Alison Mosshart, and her bandmates."
"Michelin star chef Eric Ripert is introduced to China and Sichuan province by host and good friend Bourdain who tests his endurance with mouth-numbing, sinisterly spicy meals (like green peppercorn fish)."
"Visiting London, post Brexit vote, Bourdain finds comfort in classic British cuisine including roast bone marrow at chef Fergus Henderson's famed restaurant St. John, and Scotch eggs at Princess Victoria Pub with Nigella Lawson, plus a meeting with revered artist Ralph Steadman at his studio."
"Looking beyond oil, NASA, and football, Bourdain explores Houston's diverse cultures, taking in a Bollywood-style dance in a grocery store, a Quincea?era in suburban Pasadena, and the city's slab car parade, while making time for Viet-Bayou crawfish, East Texas barbecue, and a Congolese-Cajun stew."
"Anthony Bourdain tours Japan with legendary sushi chef Masa Takayama."
"Bourdain explores the Brazilian heartland, home to baroque architecture, lush hillsides and mineiro cuisine which includes frango ao molho pardo (broiled chicken served in a sauce made using its own blood), that the host samples during a traditional country meal."
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"Bourdain's Roman holiday takes a cinematic turn, influenced by his tour guides, actress Asia Argento, screenwriter\/director Abel Ferrara, and a host of larger than life Romans who take him inside a Rome for the locals."
Season 9 - Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown
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"Bourdain visits the coastal city of San Sebastian in the Basque Country, famous for its spectacular views and incomparable fresh seafood."
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"Bourdain discovers a hub of international cuisines and cultures in the New York City Borough of Queens."
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