Culinary Drug Addicts


Keanu Taylor

Alcohol, drugs, and cooking- All chefs do it. The one who doesn’t is either Cinderella or a socially awkward lunatic. In Kitchen ConfidentialAnthony Bourdain informs future chefs and food lovers about the realities of the culinary world. One of the main topics he covers throughout the novel is the excessive use of drugs in the culinary world. Anthony Bourdain stresses this to express chef’s ambition and curiosity that make them more likely to experiment with drugs than people in other careers.

In the second chapter of Kitchen Confidential, while exploring France, Anthony would spend his “first few weeks exploring underground passageways, looking for dead Nazis, playing miniature golf, sneaking cigarettes,” and whole bunch of other stuff the average child would never do. Anthony was also “largely unimpressed by the food” in France (Bourdain 10). This shows that Anthony possessed the right amount of ambition and curiosity that…

View original post 350 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s