A COOK'S TOUR: In Search of the Perfect Meal.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Bloomsbury, (2001) dj. Hardcover first edition - Book which is the basis for his series on the Food Network. "The only thing Anthony Bourdain loves as much as cooking is traveling. . Inspired by the question, 'What would be the perfect meal?', Anthony sets out on a quest for his culinary holy grail." After eating traditional Fugu in Japan, a poisonous blowfish which can be prepared only by specially licensed chefs, and live Cobra heart in Saigon and a 6 hour, 20 course tasting menu at Keller's legendary French Laundry in Yountville, he kicks both on a West Indian island with his wife, with a meal of cold local beer, ribs in adobo sauce and his wife's burger cooked well-done with a slice of Kraft cheese - and just maybe that was the perfect meal. 274 pp. ISBN: 1-582341400.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.