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Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly

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  • Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly (Ecco Press) – Trade paperback (2001)
    by Anthony Bourdain

    Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly

    Trade paperback, Ecco Press
    2001
    English
    320 pages

    ISBN: 0060934913
    ISBN-13: 9780060934910

    When Chef Anthony Bourdain wrote "Don't Eat Before You Read This" in "The New Yorker," he spared no one's appetite, revealing what goes on behind the kitchen door. In "Kitchen Confidential," he expanded that appetizer into a deliciously funny, delectable shocking banquet that lays out his 25 years of sex, drugs, and haute cuisine. From his first oyster in the Gironde to the kitchen of the Rainbow Room atop Rockefeller Center, from the restaurants of Tokyo to the drug dealers of the East Village, from the mobsters to the ... Show more

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Reviews of Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly

Overall customer rating: 4.300
meermaid

boring

by meermaid on Mar 14, 2013

I actually disliked the book ,Kitchen Confidential including the author . The other book is very interesting .Will prepare some dishes from there.RS More

Mike D

"DEAD ON"

by Mike D on Dec 8, 2011

sums up the ups & downs of a "FANTASTIC" profession!!!!!!!! best job on earth!!!! More

junglechef

The Real Deal

by junglechef on Feb 17, 2011

I am a lifetime restaurant Chef who bought this book for my new fiancee, because I felt it was only fair for her to know what the seamy underside of the restaurant business is all about. Additionally, this book pulls no punches in accurately describing the lifestyle (or at least the one at the time ... More

fels60

Couldn't Put It Down!

by fels60 on May 21, 2009

A fascinating tour through the world of professional cooking and "chefdom". Whether on TV or as a writer Anthony Bourdain is entertaining and also enlightens. I'll bet he's a great cook, too. More

pamela1717

the gritty truth about your chef

by pamela1717 on Jan 11, 2009

Gritty and raw--definitely not for the fainthearted or prissy. An insider's look at a unique subset of American culture--the kithchen staff. After reading this I will SOO appreciate the work that has gone into preparing my meals (especially in those restaurants that don't have standardized menus across ... More

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