Category: Gourmand

Too Tough to Die, the Anthony Bourdain Interview

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From the seventies, Bourdain plied his trade as a line chef then a head chef while kicking heroin addiction, methadone addiction, and extracting himself from dangerous interludes with certain “mobbed up” individuals…

On the night I meet him, Anthony Bourdain is the tallest man in Singapore. At six feet four inches, his gunfighter lean frame is stretched another three inches by a pair of handmade Luchesse cowboy boots. When offered a beer his reply is quick, “I’m your Huckleberry,” forever cementing the gun­fighter image in my mind. For fans of the film Tombstone, this is akin to the offer of a Masonic handshake. Then came another coincidence.

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