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Bourdain on Andy Greenwald; JBA's 2014 Design Jury

AUDIO INTERLUDEAnthony Bourdain steps into the recording booth for a taping of The Andy Greenwald Podcast, chatting about travel, celebrity chefs, and Bourdain's own role in the world of food television. Says Bourdain: "One of the central ironies of celebrity chefdom [is] that of all the people in the world that we now require communication skills of, we've somehow chosen the least qualified." Bourdain also chimes in on the recent Time "Gods of Food" dust-up, which he called "outrageous and disgusting." The hour-long conversation is now online; do give it a listen. [ESPN]

AWARDS SEASON— The James Beard Foundation has announced the jury for the 2014 Restaurant Design Awards, with a mix of designers, architects, and restaurateurs set to determine next year's winners. Pay attention, restaurateurs: AvroKO partner Kristina O'Neal, 2012 Beard design nominee Clive Piercy, LA restaurateur Caroline Styne, designer Adam D. Tihany, and architecture professor Marion Weiss are the ones deciding your fate. [EaterWire]

FOOD TV— The third season of domestic goddess and anti-Gooper Martha Stewart's PBS show has announced its 2014 air dates: Martha Stewart Cooking School will highlight themes like "chicken," "noodles," and "braising" starting January 4. [EaterWire]

From the Tokyo episode of Parts Unknown. [Screengrab: CNN]

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