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Join world-renowned chef, bestselling author and multiple Emmy-winning television personality Anthony Bourdain as he travels across the globe to uncover little-known destinations and diverse cultures.
Anthony motorbikes through the capital of Vietnam and joins President Barack Obama for a dish of bun cha, a moment that was captured in a photograph that went viral.
Anthony visits chef Josh Habiger's Catbird Seat and Bolton's famous hot chicken. Later, Anthony parties with singer Alison Mosshart as he indulges in the best that Music City, U.S.A., has to offer.
Anthony introduces his friend, Michelin star chef Eric Ripert, to China and Sichuan province by by feeding him the most mouth-scorching meals, like peppercorn fish.
Anthony finds comfort in British cuisine, including bone marrow at Fergus Henderson's St. John and Scotch eggs at Princess Victoria Pub with Nigella Lawson; Anthony meets with artist Ralph Steadman at his studio.
Anthony explores Houston's diverse cultures, taking in a Bollywood-style dance in a grocery store and a quinceañera in suburban Pasadena while making time for Viet-Bayou crawfish and East Texas barbecue.
Guided by chef Masa Takayama, Anthony's trip to Japan begins with a tour of outdoor food markets, followed by a conversation with an ex-geisha at her teahouse, and an omakase experience at Tokyo's famous Sushi Ko.
Anthony explores the Brazilian heartland, home to baroque architecture, lush hillsides and mineiro cuisine which includes broiled chicken served in a sauce made using its own blood.
An alternative tour of Los Angeles by Bourdain, focusing on the impact and contributions of its less photographed and often overlooked Latino communities.
Anthony Bourdain travels to Laos, a Southeast Asian country, to experience the culture, food and scenery of a country still suffering the effects of the Secret War by the U.S. in the 1960s-1970s.
Bourdain discovers a hub of international cuisines and cultures in the New York City borough of Queens.
Anthony Bourdain travels to the bottom of the earth to experience the beauty and mystery of the coldest and windiest place on earth.
Bourdain visits the crossroads of oil and empire, desert and ocean, and discovers an Oman concerned about the future, connected to the past, and uniquely itself.
Bourdain travels to the Caribbean and discovers how the island of Trinidad has turned its history of slavery and colonialism into a celebration of multicultural food, music and good times.
Sixteen years after his first visit, Bourdain returns to Porto, Portugal, and contemplates what has and hasn't changed, while eating quite a lot of pork.
Bourdain tours the historically rich streets of Singapore, immersing himself in the vast array of multicultural foods throughout this island city-state.
Bourdain and his long time friend, three time Michelin star chef Eric Ripert, embark on a ski-and-cheese filled journey through the French Alps.
Bourdain focuses on the ingenuity of the Nigerian people as he explores the country's food, music, and rich cultural diversity.
Bourdain delves into a dining scene at a crossroads in Pittsburgh, a city partly defined by blue-collar, working-class comfort food and partly by foodie boom town catering to the new high-tech industry.
Peace and hope spread throughout Sri Lanka following the end of its brutal civil war. Bourdain travels to the once divided regions to experience the reinvigorated people, savoury food and vast landscapes.
Bourdain heads to Puerto Rico to check out the reality behind the piña coladas and fancy resorts, finding natural splendour, delicious food and warm people and against the background of a seemingly insurmountable economic crisis.
Bourdain samples the legal weed and flourishing food scene in Seattle while taking the pulse of the city's concerns about its tech-dominated future.
The "Heel of the Boot" draws Bourdain back in time as he visits the largely untouched landscapes and colourful locals of Southern Italy.
Anthony Bourdain digs deep into the proud, often misunderstood culture of West Virginia, as he traverses a 5,000-foot mine, observes the demolition derby-like sport of rock-bouncing and dines on signature Appalachian dishes.
Anthony Bourdain returns to Uruguay after a decade away and finds a progressive nation in the midst of social change, but with evident fragments of its colonial past, most notably in its local cuisine.
Anthony Bourdain explores the rocky, east-coast Canadian island of Newfoundland, a place abundant in fish and wild game and steeped in distinctive traditions; Anthony's guides include prominent chefs Frederic Moran, Jeremy Charles and David McMillan.
Anthony Bourdain takes a wide-angle look at the culture and history of Armenia, heavily influenced by Europe and Russia; his guides include musician Serj Tankian (System of a Down), and historian-Armenian resident Richard Giragosian.
Hong Kong, a city constantly in transition and unapologetically modern has another side -- a beautiful one in danger of disappearing entirely; Anthony Bourdain experiences this city through the eyes and lens of a legendary cinematographer.
In Berlin, Anthony Bourdain encounters an extremely accepting society, teeming with unbridled creativity, despite a grim history; against the backdrop of Berlin Wall remnants, Anthony communes with musician Anton Newcombe.
In this celebration of Louisiana's Cajun culture, complete with Zydeco music and a crayfish boil, Anthony Bourdain goes off the beaten path and takes part in the less familiar Mardi Gras traditions.
Anthony Bourdain and film director Darren Aronofsky tour the remote South Asian Kingdom of Bhutan; the seasoned explorers share a meal with yak herders and visit the capitol city of Thimphu for traditional Bhutanese cuisine.
Anthony Bourdain introduces W Kamau Bell to the distinctive sights, tastes and sounds of Kenya, as they sample a range of the local delicacies.
Anthony Bourdain travels to the enchanted region of Asturias, Spain, with chef and humanitarian Jose Andres, as he makes a return to his homeland.
A shadow puppet performance provides an entry into understanding Indonesia, a country comprised of thousands of islands whose people endured political turmoil, and one in which, Bourdain discovers, food is the great unifier.
How Anthony Bourdain's unique perspective and voice altered the world of food, travel and culture, and in the process reinvented how audiences watched television and engaged intimately and actively with the world around them.
Travelling to the untamed land of Big Bend, Texas near the Mexican border, an area that pits man against nature and in which the land usually wins; sharing meals with working cowboys who have made peace with the rough terrain.
The people who made "Parts Unknown" select moments from their episodes and pull back the curtain, to talk about collaboration, creative freedom, moments when Bourdain had their back or called them out, and the times when he was caught off guard.
Bourdain takes a personal journey through this formerly bohemian New York City neighbourhood, as he meets, shares meals and reflects with music, film and art trailblazers including Richard Hell, Deborah Harry and Chris Stein.