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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 →

anthonybourdain:

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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.

List of Locations from Parts Unknown: Thailand with Andy Ricker (Pok Pok)

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Been getting a lot of questions about locations from Parts Unknown: Thailand so here’s a list of all the spots Tony and Andy Ricker (Pok Pok) hit up in the episode:

Whiskey Distillery
Ban Mai, Mae Rim District, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Him Tang 
32 Moo 3, T. On-Klang,
A. Mae-On, Chiang Mai 50130
Tony and Andy eat pig blood soup, Sai Uo, grilled pig tail, and drink plenty of beer. 

Laap Kao Cham Cha 
Located at the corner under the Rain Tree, Behind Prince Royal College, Rattanakosin Road, T. Wat Gate,
A. Muang Chiang Mai 50000
Tony and Andy share a meal of the Northern Thai specialty – Larb. 

Karaoke Bar
162/2, Chiang Mai – 3029 Rural Road, T. Tha Sala, 
A. Muang, Chiang Mai 50000
Tony and Andy drink Thai whiskey and beer at this roadside Karaoke bar, and a westerner sings a song in Thai. 

Soom Sien Bar
80/1 Siritorn Road, T. Chang Pueak
A. Muang, Chiang Mai 50300 
Tony and Andy drink Chinese whiskey, Thai whiskey, and Thai beer with grilled pork intestine.

Khao Kha Muu - Cowboy Hat Lady
Located at Night Market, Chang Pueak Gate, T. Chang Pueak
A. Muang, Chiang Mai 50000
Tony and Andy eat Khao Kha Muu (Stewed Pork Leg) with rice at this popular market stall.

Kai Thawt Thien Kheun 
139 Kampaengdin Road, T. Haiya
A. Muang, Chiang Mai 50100        
Tony and Andy share a midnight meal at this popular restaurant, known for deep fried chicken and Namprik noom.

Chiang Mai Cabaret
Located at Anusan Market, Chang Klan Road, T. Chang Klan,
A. Muang, Chiang Mai 50000
Tony and Andy drink cocktails and beer and get accosted by kisses from the showgirls at this downtown Chiang Mai cabaret.

Raan Kaphrao Samrap Khon Chawp Kin Phet
1001, Chiang Mai-Mae Jo Road, Nong Jom, T. Fa Ham,
A, San Sai, Chiang Mai 50210
Tony and Andy eat a trip of spicy dishes at this popular restaurant – Pad Khii Mao moo, Krapao Gai, and Pad Cha Ta-Le.

Khao Soi Lam Duan 
352/22 Chareonrat Road, T. Wat Gate
A. Muang, Chiang Mai 50000
Tony eats Kao Soi, Som Tam, and enjoys a Thai iced tea.

Pa Daeng Jin Tup 
Located at the corner of Mae Yoi Intersection, T. San Sai,
A. San Sai, Chiang Mai 50210
Tony and Andy share meal of hammered meat and drink Thai whiskey and beer.

THE RETURN OF ZAMIR →

anthonybourdain:

Who is the man that would risk his neck for his brother man?
Who’s the cat that won’t cop out, when there’s danger all about?
Right on.
You see this cat Zamir is a bad mother-“

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He’s back.
With tanks massing by the Ukraine border, the region in turmoil, and the Russian bear once…

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IT BEGINS!! →

anthonybourdain:

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“He gave the impression that very many cities had rubbed him smooth.”
-Graham Greene

The pool at the Grand Hotel del Paraguay is, best as I can tell, unused. Maybe it’s the heat—and the humidity—which are considerable and relentless. Or the lack of a bar, or towels, or staff. But nobody else…

custom jacket the US Navy made for Tony. left patch = the ship/crew that evacuated our production team from beirut in 2006. 

custom jacket the US Navy made for Tony. left patch = the ship/crew that evacuated our production team from beirut in 2006. 

Today is the last day to get the early bird tix for evening with anthonybourdain and albert maysles on december 11th. 
we’ll be screening clips from parts unknown, including the director’s cut of tokyo, and of course clips from albert’s legendary docs. get your tickets here!

Today is the last day to get the early bird tix for evening with anthonybourdain and albert maysles on december 11th. 

we’ll be screening clips from parts unknown, including the director’s cut of tokyo, and of course clips from albert’s legendary docs. get your tickets here!

On Wednesday, December 11th, join anthonybourdain in a conversation with Albert Maysles on food and the art of auteur filmmaking at the New York Society for Ethical Culture. Introduction by Marcus Samuelsson.
Screening clips from Albert’s documentaries and Parts Unknown, including clip from the director’s cut of Tokyo episode!
Proceeds will benefit the Maysles Documentary Center, a not for profit organization dedicated to the exhibition and production of documentary films that inspire dialogue and action. 
For more information and to purchase tickets, visit brown paper tickets here.

On Wednesday, December 11th, join anthonybourdain in a conversation with Albert Maysles on food and the art of auteur filmmaking at the New York Society for Ethical Culture. Introduction by Marcus Samuelsson.

Screening clips from Albert’s documentaries and Parts Unknown, including clip from the director’s cut of Tokyo episode!

Proceeds will benefit the Maysles Documentary Center, a not for profit organization dedicated to the exhibition and production of documentary films that inspire dialogue and action.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit brown paper tickets here.


Anthony Bourdain: KICK OUT THE JAMS →

anthonybourdain:

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This is it.

The last episode of our second season of PARTS UNKNOWN.
And I’m glad it’s set in Detroit. Because Detroit, for many Americans, is an abstraction—truly, if incredibly, a part unknown.

One only need look at some of our representatives who, a while back, were actually suggesting…

rogersandbaker:

Anthony Bourdain- Creative Emmys

I had the pleasure of dressing Anthony Bourdain for the creative Emmys.
I wanted to go with a super classic midnight blue peak labelled tux with a cool self tied bow tie!
Looks cooler when untied after the win ;)

(Source: alfiebakerstyle)

Anthony Bourdain: I SMELL EMMY →

anthonybourdain:

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When the Emmy for Cinematography was announced, longtime Zero Point Zero cameraman, Morgan Fallon was up and out of his seat like a shot. He’s a strapping guy of well over six feet, and he took off down that aisle like a wide receiver going out for the long one. He bounded up the…

Read the full post on Tony’s tumblr here

Parts Unknown — Season 1 is now on iTunes!
Episode 1: Myanmar is free til the end of this week. Cop that here.

Parts Unknown — Season 1 is now on iTunes!

Episode 1: Myanmar is free til the end of this week. Cop that here.