Anthony Bourdain - No Reservations
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Anthony Bourdain - No Reservations
First Aired: July 25th, 2005
Status: Ended
Air Time: Monday, 09:00 PM
Summary: Join best-selling author and professional chef Anthony Bourdain as he travels the world seeking the ultimate dining experience. He will hit locales from the well known to those off the beaten path, from New Jersey to Iceland and points in between. Along his journey, the adventuring Bourdain will share his no holds barred experience of the food and customs that flavor the different cultures of the world in a way that only he can.
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Season 9
Episode 1: Asia Files - Volume 1
Air Date: October 2nd, 2014, 09:00 PM
Summary: We go back to Anthony Bourdain's favorite places in Asia. In Volume 1, Bourdain explores the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand and Japan. He samples goat, cockles and encounters one animal he won't eat... monkeys!
Episode 2: Asia Files - Volume 2
Air Date: October 9th, 2014, 09:00 PM
Summary: We've compiled the best of Anthony Bourdain's Asia trips in The Asia Files - Volume 2. Bourdain explores Thailand, India, China and Japan. He gets a taste of Indian street food and hits the slopes in China, braving the unbearable cold.
Episode 3: Asia Files - Volume 3
Air Date: October 16th, 2014, 09:00 PM
Summary: We've compiled the best of Anthony Bourdain's Asia trips in The Asia Files - Volume 3. Bourdain visits Sri Lanka, India and China. He dines on fish head curry and visits the world's tallest bungee jump. Will Bourdain take the plunge?
Episode 4: Asia Files - Volume 4
Air Date: October 23rd, 2014, 09:00 PM
Summary: Get the best of Anthony Bourdain's Asia trips in Asia Files - Volume 4. Bourdain explores Thailand, Laos and China. He spends time with a Muay Thai fighter and meets a businessman with a taste for the American Wild West.
Episode 5: Asia Files - Volume 5
Air Date: October 30th, 2014, 09:00 PM
Episode 6: Europe Files - Volume 1
Air Date: November 6th, 2014, 09:00 PM
Episode 7: Europe Files - Volume 2
Air Date: November 13rd, 2014, 09:00 PM
Summary: Anthony explores his trip to Europe.
Episode 8: Europe Files - Volume 3
Air Date: November 20th, 2014, 09:00 PM
Summary: The latest travels from Anthony Bourdain in Europe.
Episode 9: Europe Files - Volume 4
Air Date: November 27th, 2014, 09:00 PM
Summary: Anthony explores some of his trips to Europe.
Episode 10: Europe Files - Volume 5
Air Date: December 4th, 2014, 09:00 PM
Summary: Continuing to look back at journey's to Europe.
Episode 11: Europe Files - Volume 6
Air Date: December 11st, 2014, 09:00 PM
Summary: Continuing a look back at highlights from Europe.
Episode 12: Europe Files - Volume 7
Air Date: December 18th, 2014, 09:00 PM
Summary: Dining on snails and black pudding dim sum; a festival full of food and tradition.
Episode 13: US Files - Volume 1
Air Date: December 25th, 2014, 09:00 PM
Episode 14: US Files - Volume 2
Air Date: January 1st, 2015, 09:00 PM
Summary: Homemade tamales and barbecue brisket; shooting the boucherie hog.
Episode 15: US Files - Volume 3
Air Date: January 8th, 2015, 09:00 PM
Summary: The best of Anthony Bourdain's US trips in The US Files - Vol. 3, in which he further explores Hawaii and Missouri. He chows down on SPAM sushi and purchases a pricey aloha shirt, then digs into a squirrel pot pie.
Episode 16: US Files - Volume 4
Air Date: January 15th, 2015, 09:00 PM
Summary: The best of Anthony Bourdain's US trips in The US Files - Vol. 4, in which he further explores Montana, Illinois and Maine. He tries his luck at fly-fishing and dines on foie gras dogs and Road Kill.
Episode 17: US Files - Volume 5
Air Date: January 22nd, 2015, 09:00 PM
Summary: The best of Anthony Bourdain's US trips in The US Files - Vol. 5, in which he further explores Missouri and Michigan. He hunts for suckers, raccoons and ducks, gorges on pierogies, and is gifted a raccoon penis bone.
Episode 18: US Files - Volume 6
Air Date: January 29th, 2015, 09:00 PM
Summary: Chili dogs, lamb noodles and oxtail; walking The Wire in Brooklyn.
Episode 19: Latin American Files - Volume 1
Air Date: February 5th, 2015, 09:00 PM
Summary: We've compiled the best of Anthony Bourdain's Latin America trips in The Latin America Files - Volume 1, in which he further explores Mexico, Nicaragua and Panama. In Mexico City, Tony visits a food cart for fresh blue corn tortillas which are, as he puts it, the "best tortillas ever." Continuing on his tour of Mexican street foods, Tony samples "wet tacos" filled with guts, tongue and eyeballs, followed by tacos al pastor. Then Tony and Carlos, the head chef of Les Halles in NYC, make their way to Carlos' hometown, Puebla, outside Mexico City. Carlos introduces Tony to the traditions surrounding bullfights - parades, street food, liquor, and spirit.
Episode 20: Latin American Files - Volume 2
Air Date: February 22nd, 2015, 09:00 PM
Summary: Snacking on the cocaine of fruits; plates of grilled meat; penis soup.
Episode 21: Latin American Files - Volume 3
Air Date: March 1st, 2015, 09:00 PM
Summary: We've compiled the best of Anthony Bourdain's Latin America trips in The Latin America Files - Volume 3, in which he further explores Mexico, Panama and Nicaragua. Tony meets his friends Carlos and Martin in Mexico City at Cantina La Mascota. In Mexico City, a cantina is a bar where the more you drink, the more delicious food is brought your way. After that, they head off to one of the training centers for Lucha Libre. Similar to the American WWE with a bit more flair, Lucha Libre is one of the great Mexican sports beloved by all. Champion wrestler El Octagon teaches the three friends a few moves in the ring and shows them why he is the reigning champion. Then they explore a bit of Mexico's history, traveling down river just as the Aztecs did hundreds of years ago.
Episode 22: Latin American Files - Volume 4
Air Date: March 8th, 2015, 09:00 PM
Summary: We've compiled the best of Anthony Bourdain's Latin America trips in The Latin America Files - Volume 4, in which he further explores Colombia, Brazil and Chile. In Cartagena, Colombia, Tony joins chef Jorge Escandon at his restaurant, La Cevicheria, for some delicious fresh seafood. They visit the Central market and enjoy a meal with local market workers at Cecilia. Across the channel from Cartagena is Tierra Bomba, an island with a completely different way of life than its bustling sister city. Arnufo, a local lobster fisherman, invites Tony and Jorge to a meal at his mother's restaurant, complete with lobster that Arnufo caught that morning.
Episode 23: Latin American Files - Volume 5
Air Date: March 15th, 2015, 09:00 PM
Summary: Highlights of Anthony Bourdain's trips to Chile, Brazil and Colombia include dining on hoof soup and pulled pork. Also - He walks in the footsteps of drug lord Pablo Escobar.
Episode 24: The Caribbean Files - Volume 1
Air Date: March 22nd, 2015, 09:00 PM
Episode 25: The Caribbean Files - Volume 2
Air Date: March 29th, 2015, 09:00 PM
Episode 26: Eastern Hemisphere Files - Volume 1
Air Date: April 5th, 2015, 09:00 PM
Summary: Anthony is in Australia where he dines on fried brains and finds out how to properly butcher a lamb.
Episode 27: Eastern Hemisphere Files - Volume 2
Air Date: April 12nd, 2015, 09:00 PM
Summary: More highlights are shown of Anthony's Eastern Hemisphere trips in which he continues to find out more about Australia and Egypt.
Episode 28: Eastern Hemisphere Files - Volume 3
Air Date: April 19th, 2015, 09:00 PM
Summary: Anthony continues to take a look back at some of his favorite moments spent in the Eastern Hemisphere.
Episode 29: Asia Files - Volume 6
Air Date: April 26th, 2015, 09:00 PM
Summary: Anthony takes a look back at some of his favorite moments traveling through Asia.
Episode 30: Whole Roasted Piggie
Air Date: May 3rd, 2015, 09:00 PM
Summary: From pork chops to hooves; shooting a boucherie hog in Louisiana; crispy sucking pig in the Philippines.
Episode 31: Bar Hopping
Air Date: May 10th, 2015, 09:00 PM
Summary: Spicy tuna roll; fermented cactus sap in Mexico; arm wrestling a woman in Missouri; shrimp and sake.
Episode 32: Travel Buddy
Air Date: May 17th, 2015, 09:00 PM
Summary: The show features a visit to Chernobyl in Ukraine and a game of feather bowling.
Episode 33: Transportation Gone Wild
Air Date: July 7th, 2015, 09:00 PM
Summary: The recipe for the perfect form of transportation - a nice car, or maybe a scooter, or boat, and if possible bring a chef along. Any way you measure it, transportation is a huge part of traveling, so why not make it memorable. In Laos, Tony finds himself in Wang Prabang, a spiritual hillside community known for its beautiful monuments and places of worship. Elephants are revered in this community, so what better way to show his respect than to ride an elephant through the jungles? In Tony's words, "it feels like your riding on top of a giant scrotum." In Medellin, Colombia, buses are a highly regarded expression of individuality and pride.
Episode 34: Eccentric Seafood
Air Date: July 14th, 2015, 09:00 PM
Summary: The show features wriggling octopus and Korean beer in Queens.
Episode 35: Extreme Games
Air Date: July 21st, 2015, 09:00 PM
Summary: The show features a slide ride down a luge run during a blizzard in China and a bull fight in Mexico.
Episode 36: The Meat, The Fire
Air Date: July 28th, 2015, 09:00 PM
Summary: The most prehistoric method of cooking still proves to be the best. A juicy cut of meat, the open fire, and repeat. In Yabuli, China, Tony is invited by a local man to dine with him and his wife, Shelly, at a popular mobile restaurant. The specialty of this motorbike-powered doublewide is meat. On a stick. They devour steak on a stick, chicken organs on a stick and butterfly larvae on a stick. In Uruguay, Tony learns the true meaning of taking your time to enjoy life. In the tiny village of Garzon, chef Francis Mallman has opened a popular restaurant that specializes in cooking foods over fire.
Episode 37: Between the Buns
Air Date: August 4th, 2015, 09:00 PM
Summary: Tony bites into a foie gras dog in Chicago, then examines the finest kind of beef in NYC and inserts a polish sausage into a tunnel of toppings in Hawaii.
Episode 38: Path Less Traveled
Air Date: August 11st, 2015, 09:00 PM
Summary: Not everything is located on a map. Tony visits communities found only by GPS, leading him off the beaten path. Tony explores a bit of Mexico's history, traveling down river just as the Aztecs did hundreds of years ago. At the end of an isolated canal, Tony stumbles upon Diego, living on the Island of the Dolls. It's a weirdly creepy wonderland of headless doll bodies, doll heads, and various body parts strewn throughout the trees. The dolls were hung years ago by Diego's uncle who lived there alone. He thought the dolls would protect him from the ghost of a dead girl who roamed his little island.
Episode 39: Cookout
Air Date: August 18th, 2015, 09:00 PM
Summary: Friends, food and the great outdoors. Some food just really isn't right to eat in a restaurant. Outside of Barcelona, Spain, Tony's friend Lucy suggests they take part in a local favorite, calsotada. At a calsotada, the entire community comes together to relax outside, play soccer, drink immense amounts of wine, and enjoy grilled local onions called calcots. After downing three or four of the giant grilled slices of perfection and drinking wine to his heart's content, Tony is a calsotada pro. In Honolulu, Hawaii, Tony meets radio DJs Lanai and Kaleho, who invite Tony to their home for a barbecue.
Episode 40: Catch of the Day
Air Date: August 25th, 2015, 09:00 PM
Summary: Fresh seafood, straight off the boat. "Drop a net in the river and you've got more crabs than a beanbag chair at Tila Tequilas." In Colombia, Tony heads across the channel from Cartagena to Tierra Bomba, an island with a completely different way of life than its bustling urban sister city. The streets are reminiscent of an African village, the people make their living off of the sea. Arnufo, a local lobster fisherman, invites Tony and Jorge to a meal at his mother's restaurant, the only restaurant on the island, complete with lobster that Arnufo caught that morning. Then he jets to Croatia, two decades after its brutal war for independence, which is now touted as The New Riviera.
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