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…
throwback to this scene from the Thailand episode with Andy Ricker, one of my favorite segments from last season!!
I try and go to Brazil whenever I can find an excuse—and the fact that I haven’t made a show in the city of Salvador since A COOK’S TOUR, over 12 years ago, seemed like reason enough for another one. It’s all the best things about the country, boiled down into a thick, spicy, African stew….
What do I—a pig ignorant Yankee—know about Mississippi? What could I ever understand about growing up in the Delta, that peculiar and heavy mix of guilt, rough pride, obstinacy, sentimentality and cynicism?
(Answer: Next to nothing)
Let me be honest about this right up front: before I…
“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?
You see this cat Zamir is a bad mother-“
With tanks massing by the Ukraine border, the region in turmoil, and the Russian bear once…
Americans love Mexican food. We consume nachos, tacos, burritos, tortas, enchiladas, tamales and anything resembling Mexican in enormous quantities. We love Mexican beverages, happily knocking back huge amounts of tequila, mezcal and Mexican beer every year. We love Mexican people—as we sure…
This Sunday, we take a trip back to childhood with one of America’s greatest chefs, Daniel Boulud, to look at one of the most important figures in his life and career, Paul Bocuse—and at the system, the place and the culture of food that raised both of them.
Where do great chefs come from?
“With a bit of luck, his life was ruined forever. Always thinking that just behind some narrow door in all his favorite bars, men in red woolen shirts are getting incredible kicks from things he’ll never know.”
—Hunter S. Thompson
What is the promise of Las Vegas? What are people looking for in…
—Tony in Punjab
tomorrow at 4:30pm. be there.
custom jacket the US Navy made for Tony. left patch = the ship/crew that evacuated our production team from beirut in 2006.
New episodes of Parts Unknown starting Sunday April 13.
A look at where we’re taking you this season:
Punjab, India - April 13
Las Vegas - April 20
Lyon, France - April 27
Mexico City - May 4
Mississippi Delta - May 11
Russia - May 18
Thailand - June 1
Bahia, Brazil - June 8