“In the Weeds” takes readers on a globe-trotting journey alongside Anthony Bourdain, one of the most well-known and respected chefs in the world. Through exclusive interviews with Bourdain himself, as well as those who have worked closest with him – from producers to travel companions – Vitale provides an intimate look at what drives this culinary icon’s passion for both food and adventure.
For who is this book for ?
Fans of Anthony Bourdain or anyone with an interest in food, travel, and world culture will enjoy this book.
- Exclusive interviews with Anthony Bourdain
- Provides an intimate look at what drives this culinary icon’s passion for both food and adventure.
- Offers readers a globe-trotting journey alongside Anthony Bourdain.
- The author spends more time talking about Bourdain’s personal life than his professional one.
- There are no pictures or maps to help visualize the places Bourdain visited.
- The book is dry and boring to read.
Learn more about the author
Tom Vitale is a senior writer and producer for the Food Network. He has worked on several programs with Anthony Bourdain, including “No Reservations” and “The Taste.” Bourdain is a celebrity chef, author and television personality who has hosted several programs for.
“In the Weeds is an entertaining and insightful read. Tom Vitale’s access to Anthony Bourdain and those who have worked with him provides readers with a unique look at the man behind the legend. If you’re a fan of food, travel or just plain good storytelling, this book is for you.”
“Tom Vitale’s In the Weeds is a beautifully written and insightful tribute to Anthony Bourdain – one of the most fascinating and influential figures in contemporary culinary culture. Drawing on exclusive interviews with Bourdain himself, as well as those who have worked closest with him, Vitale provides an intimate look at what drives this culinary icon’s passion for both food and adventure. This book is essential reading for anyone fascinated by Bourdain or simply interested in learning more about the art of cuisine.”
“This book is a must read for Bourdain fans! Tom Vitale does an amazing job of giving us behind the scenes access to Anthony’s life and travels. We learn about his motivations, inspirations and what drives him to continue seeking adventure around the world.”
“If you’re a fan of Anthony Bourdain, or just love to read about interesting travels and culinary adventures, then In the Weeds is definitely a book for you. This revealing look at Bourdain’s life and work offers plenty of insider information and anecdotes from those who know him best.”