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I’ve lived in New York City since the mid ‘70s.
I was, for all of that time, aware of the Bronx. It was up there—and over there— a vast, unexplored land you drove through to get to Yankee Stadium. I had been to Arthur Avenue. Visited friends from time to time. I’d driven the Cross Bronx…

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stills from anthony bourdain parts unknown: shanghai

reference material for this episode
wong kar wai’s films:
in the mood for love
fallen angels
happy together
days of being wild
2046

stills from anthony bourdain parts unknown: shanghai

reference material for this episode
wong kar wai’s films:
in the mood for love
fallen angels
happy together
days of being wild
2046

List of Locations from Parts Unknown: Shanghai

FUCHUN XIAO LONG BAO
Neighborhood: Jing’an Temple
YuYuan Road 650, Shanghai, China (Jing’an Temple)
021-62525117

CHUN RESTAURANT
Neighborhood: French Concession
124 Jinxian Rd, Huangpu, Shanghai, China
+86 21 6256 0301

Tony met up with journalist Minji Yao and friends for a traditional Shanghai dinner.

HOUSE OF ROOSEVELT
Neighborhood:The Bund
27 Zhongshan East 1st Rd, Huangpu, Shanghai, China
+86 21 2322 0800

Tony dines with investor Tim Tse and friends at the House of Roosevelt located on the Bund.

ER GUANG WONTON
Neighborhood: Huangpu District
209 Zhao Zhou Lu x He Fei Lu
Huangpu, Shanghai

DI SHUI DONG
Neighborhood:Huaihai Road / French Concession
Luwan District Maoming South Road 56 2 Floor, Shanghai, China (Huaihai Road)
021-62532689,  021-62181476

BAR CONSTELLATION 
Neighborhood: People’s Square
251 Huangpi Bei Lu, 
near Jiangyin Lu
021 5375 2712

LONG LEG NOODLES
Neighborhood: Huangpu District
166 Zhao Zhou Rd (down the alley next to Buddies Convenient Store)
Huangpu, Shanghai

At a food stand down an alley in the Huangpu District, Tony had a bowl of Noodles from Long Leg Noodles.  The soup included pakchoi, pork, chili sauce, soy sauce,lard and noodles.

SHANGHAI →

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Here we go again! A shiny, new season of PARTS UNKNOWN. The end result of many months on the road, the fruits of the combined efforts of our hard working band of constantly in motion cinephiles. So many amazing landscapes have whipped past us on our way from here to there. So many great…

Read the full piece on Tony’s tumblr here

New season begins this Sunday 9/28 at 9pm on CNN.

fastcompany:

The host of CNN’s Parts Unknown (starting again on Sunday) wants to make a great show—and challenge some cultural assumptions.

The point is to resist the predictable, especially when it comes to TV’s ingrained conventions. “The only thing that makes me upset and, really, a dick is if something is fucking plodding and reasonable,” he says, spitting out that last word with palpable revulsion. “It starts with an establishing shot, I go someplace, I meet somebody, I sit down, I eat, and I come to a conclusion: That kind of conventional thinking really upsets me. I would much rather see some incomprehensible, over-the-top, fucked-up thing, because at least you’re trying to do something awesome.”

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fastcompany:

The host of CNN’s Parts Unknown (starting again on Sunday) wants to make a great show—and challenge some cultural assumptions.

The point is to resist the predictable, especially when it comes to TV’s ingrained conventions. “The only thing that makes me upset and, really, a dick is if something is fucking plodding and reasonable,” he says, spitting out that last word with palpable revulsion. “It starts with an establishing shot, I go someplace, I meet somebody, I sit down, I eat, and I come to a conclusion: That kind of conventional thinking really upsets me. I would much rather see some incomprehensible, over-the-top, fucked-up thing, because at least you’re trying to do something awesome.”

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✌ to summer 🍃🌿🌽🍂🍁 #crabboil

✌ to summer 🍃🌿🌽🍂🍁 #crabboil