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The late chef Anthony Bourdain released his book titled, “Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in The Culinary Underbelly” in 2000, preceded by an article in The New Yorker with excerpts from some of the most unappetizing chapters. In “Kitchen Confidential”, Bourdain tells of his childhood summers in France, discovering for the first time that food can be powerful and exhilarating. From this point on, Bourdain dedicated his life to creating that same feeling of power and excitement. Throughout the book, stories are told of crushed dreams, failed businesses, and embarrassing fry station mess-ups. He speaks of drunk, shady bread bakers, late nights…

Alyson Grooms

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