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Last Night's Episode of No Reservations: Just the One-Liners

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Last night's No Reservations was the much anticipated obsession episode, where Tony Bourdain hung out with chefs and food bloggers, and learned of their deepest, darkest, food fixations. The most notable part of the show was when Tony asked the three founders of eGullet about why they are just so obssesed with talking about, taking pictures of, and dreaming about food.

Some have already noted that Bourdain was being a little hypocritical by giving the food bloggers such a hard time. His show is, after all, based around him endlessly rhapsodizing about food in front of a serious camera crew. Perhaps one of the eGullet guys summed it up best when he remarked to Tony "what we're trying to do the same thing you're doing, we're trying to share our experiences, and not everyone one of us can just, like, fly to South East Asia."

Well, if nothing else, a No Reservations episode is good for one-liners, and there were sure a lot of them last night. On to the Quotable Bourdain -- feel free to add your own picks in the comments below.

1) On artisanal cheese making: "After that the curd and the whey separate like a John Mayer from an increasingly desperate Jennifer Aniston."
2) On a butchered pig's head "so, when my liver explodes, and I start having a brain bleed in the middle of the show, it's your fault my piggy friend."

3) On the same pig's head: "Bring me your young."
4) On a big vat of partially processed cheese: "Bath time? Why yes!"
5) On food bloggers: "If you stop to think about it, or take pictures, it's sort of like keeping a diary while you're having sex."
6) On food bloggers, cont'd: "these food blogger dudes, they're always fighting, fighting, fighting. they're just dudes."
7) On food bloggers, cont'd "man, you don't want to be sharing a bandwidth with these guys."
8) On his own health: "My name is Anthony Bourdain, I'm 53 years old, and I"m on freaking cholesterol meds."
9) On butchering a pig: "As I'm hacking wildly at this animal, I'm pretending it's a hitchhiker I picked up at a road stop."

·All No Reservations Coverage on Eater [-EN-]

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