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The Birth of Bourdain

2008_12_bourdain.jpgFood & Wine's Kate Krader recounts Anthony Bourdain's recounting of how the celebrity chef first got his big break with Kitchen Confidential: "A lot of chefs didn’t want to see the industry spotlighted that way. Then Jacques Pépin got behind it. He said when he was a young chef, if he’d thrown out the bread from a table, his chef would have killed him.” [F&W]