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Anthony Bourdain

Restaurant Man

Restaurant Man by Joe Bastianich Brilliance Audio (audiobook)

Sunday, 10 June, 2012, 12:00am

A fare of the heart

Chefs brave enough to follow their dreams and start up their own restaurants need to convince sceptical investors and diners that they have the intelligence and skills to carry it off.

Before former chef Anthony Bourdain become a television personality, he wrote about 'owner's syndrome' in his tell-all book, Kitchen Confidential.

26 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Channel hop

Looking past the vampires and zombies that have invaded popular culture, 2011 proved to be a rich and diverse year for new television dramas - historical, fantasy, science-fiction, crime, comedy, realism; you name the genre, we've seen it excel on the small screen.

1 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Channel hop

Every spring, Zhang Changhua and Chen Sugin join the world's largest human migration - as 130 million people leave the mainland's coastal industrial cities to return to their home villages for Lunar New Year.

14 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Medium Raw

Medium Raw by Anthony Bourdain Bloomsbury HK$208

13 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Travellers tales

Louisa Chu, who writes Movable Feast, says her blog is 'the diary of an itinerant chef'. And itinerant she is. When we first came across her (at movable-feast.com), the former journalist was attending a professional course in cuisine and pastry at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris - she was on scholarship from the James Beard Foundation.

5 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Talk of the town

Michael Ruhlman is a big name in the world of food writers. After publishing his first book and establishing a career as a food journalist, he came up with the idea of writing a first-person account of what it's like to train as a cook at the fiercely competitive Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York.

26 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Waiter Rant

Waiter Rant

by A. Waiter

John Murray, HK$208

17 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Channel hop

If you've never seen world-class canoeing or handball, you'll get a chance in the next couple of weeks. Unprecedented 24-hour coverage of the Olympics will be available through live streaming and on-demand viewing on computers. During the last Games, Web coverage mimicked that of the television broadcasts - only finals of the most popular sports got any airtime.

10 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Beyond Nose to Tail - A Kind of British Cooking: Part II

Beyond Nose to Tail - A Kind of British Cooking: Part II

By Fergus Henderson and Justin Piers Gellatly

Available for GBP11.69 (HK$178) from Amazon.co.uk

Fergus Henderson, chef and owner of St John Bar and Restaurant, in Smithfield, London, found fame with his belief that entire animals should be eaten, not just the common cuts of meat.

29 Jun 2008 - 12:00am