CNN confirmed Anthony's death on Friday, June 8. He was a great storyteller as he collaborated food and travel to tel stories from around the world. His talents never ceased to amaze us and we will miss him very much.
Bertrand Alépée, pastry chef at The Tempered Room in Parkdale, posted a picture of himself with Bourdain, along with the caption: "We lost a true legend today".
"His brilliant, fearless spirit touched and inspired so many, and his generosity knew no bounds", Asia Argento said in a statement. "I am beyond devastated".
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Game 1 was the infamous overtime loss following JR Smith's brain fade at the end of regulation, when he forgot the score. The Golden State Warriors became the NBA's first back-to-back champions since 2013 by defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers .
Bourdain was a best-selling food, fiction and nonfiction author.
His 2000 book Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly revealed a behind-the-scenes view of life as a top chef and became an instant hit. "'Remember when you asked me if I was a feminist, and I was afraid to say yes?' he said, in that growling, companionable voice", recalls Rosner.
It came three days after fashion designer Kate Spade died of apparent suicide in her Park Avenue apartment in NY. For him, food, though a huge pleasure, was more importantly a storytelling tool, and a passport to the world at large.
"If you think about who the audience is and what their expectations might be, I think that's the road to badness and mediocrity", he told the AP. His 2018 "Little Los Angeles" micro-series for his Parts Unknown website extolled the oft-overlooked joys of dining in Little Armenia, Little Britain, Tehrangeles, Little Ethiopia and Little Guatemala, and of Filipino fare in the city's Chinatown. His Emmy-winning show Parts Unknown inspired armies of travelers, writers, chefs, and food lovers alike.
"I looked in a mirror and I saw somebody worth saving, or that I least wanted to try real hard and save", he said. You know, that was daddy, ain't no doubt about it.
In the UK, Jamie Oliver said that Bourdain "broke the mould".
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