Here is a list of 5 things that Anthony Bourdain will always be known for.
We here at Food52 are heartbroken to have lost such a talent today, one who's taught us so much over the years. "Our thoughts and prayers are with his daughter and family at this incredibly hard time".
He died in France, while working on an episode of his CNN show, "Parts Unknown".
Bourdain is survived by his 11-year-old daughter Ariane.
"What can I tell you about what it's like to sit across from the President of the United States and drink beer from the bottle?"
On CNN's "Parts Unknown", Bourdain delved into different cultures across the globe by talking and sharing meals with locals.
He had hosted the Emmy-winning "Parts Unknown" on CNN for the last five years, and he was in Strasbourg, France, to film an upcoming episode of the series.
Bourdain, who ran several kitchens in NY, shot to fame in 1999, when the New Yorker published his article Don't Eat Before Reading This, which he developed into the best-selling book, Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly (2000).
Souza also honored Bourdain on Friday, remembering the "energy being in his presence."
"His most important contribution to food was that he liberated a whole generation of chefs", said Manu Chandra, chef partner of Monkey Bar, The Fatty Bao and Toast & Tonic.
Asia Argento has broken her silence in the wake of her celebrity chef boyfriend Anthony Bourdain's suicide.
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