Anthony Bourdain Championed Culinary and Cultural Arts Over 61 Years

Anthony Bourdain, a gifted chef and storyteller, showed us some of the finest aspects of Italian cuisine and culture.

Anthony Bourdain was pronounced dead in Kaysersberg-Vignoble, Franceย on June 8, 2018 after he took his own life.

Bourdain was 61, but what an amazing six decades it was for the gifted storyteller and culinary master.

“…The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body. You take something with you. Hopefully, you leave something good behind.” -Anthony Bourdain

During his storied TV career, the chef chronicled the Italian experience through his travels from Sicily and Rome, to NYC’s Mulberry Street.

And this past week, Bourdain Day was celebrated on June 25, the chef’s birthday, to pay homage:

Bourdain was in France working on an upcoming episode of his award-winning CNN series, “Parts Unknown” at the time of his death.

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