My Q&A with Anthony Bourdain

When I tell peo­ple what I do for a liv­ing, inevitably there’s some­one who says “That’s my dream job!”

The only per­son I’ve ever spo­ken those same words of envy about is Anthony Bour­dain. Got to speak with him about the state of culi­nary affairs in Vegas, what the deal is with his new shows, and what his daugh­ter likes (and doesn’t like) to eat.

Here’s my Q&A with him in Vegas Seven.
It’s Not All Fear and Loathing

Anthony Bour­dain speaks at the Palms on Feb 9. I’m assum­ing this is an older photo because he’s still rock­ing that stu­pid earring.


Good vs. Evil: An Evening With Anthony Bour­dain and Eric Ripert, 8 p.m. Feb­ru­ary 9, the Pearl Con­cert The­ater at the Palms, tick­ets start at $59, 944‑3200, Palms.com.

Swedish Techno Invades Vegas

If you thought this was going to be about Swedish House Mafia, I’m sorry. Hope­fully you’ll find this better.

I am of course, lis­ten­ing to an Adam Beyer set as I write. Want to know what beats are dri­ving me? Click here

I’m pretty sure Swe­den hasn’t invaded any­where since… Abba? The first Ikea in the US? This guy?

The Swedes are bet­ter at a lot of things than most: pro­duc­ing tall beau­ti­ful peo­ple (mostly blond), DIY mod­ern fur­ni­ture, and techno. And there’s no bet­ter ambas­sador to send than Adam Beyer.

Elec­tric Zoo New York 2009


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