Burgundy

"If this was a film I would tell you the story of a roadtrip!" Behind the wheel of a classic Citroen DS, Tony Bourdain coasts down a quiet road in Burgundy. Seated beside him is chef, television host and Burgundy native Ludo Lefebvre, who has joined Tony to rediscover the place of his birth.

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Anthony Bourdain and Ludo Lefebvre
Anthony Bourdain and Ludo Lefebvre

Anthony Bourdain and Ludo Lefebvre

Anthony Bourdain and Ludo Lefebvre get behind the wheel of a classic Citroen DS. 960 1280

  

Tony visits Patrick Picard's "boucherie"

Tony visits Patrick Picard's "boucherie"

Tony visits Patrick Picard's "boucherie" in Auxerre, France. 960 1280

  

Pictures of meat

Pictures of meat

Meat paradise in Picard's butcher shop. 960 1280

  

Tony and Ludo watch as Patrick preps the beef

Tony and Ludo watch as Patrick preps the beef

Tony and Ludo watch as Patrick preps the beef. 960 1280

  

Anthony Bourdain drinks with friends in France

Anthony Bourdain drinks with friends in France

Ludo's friends teach Tony a French drinking song. 960 1280

  

Tony dines on some escargot

Tony dines on some escargot

Tony dines on some escargot at Ludo's old restaurant, Le Rendez-Vous. 960 1280

  

Early morning in the scenic Vezelay, France.

Early morning in the scenic Vezelay, France.

Early morning in the scenic Vezelay, France. 960 1280

  

Baby lambs

Baby lambs

Tony visits a lamb farm in Noyers that has been around for 7 centuries. 960 1280

  

A street in Auxerre, Ludo's hometown

A street in Auxerre, Ludo's hometown

A street in Auxerre, Ludo's hometown. 960 1280

  

Tony and Ludo join in on these locals' game of petanque

Tony and Ludo join in on these locals' game of petanque

Tony and Ludo join in on these locals' game of petanque. 960 1280

  

Tony has dinner with some locals in Noyers

Tony has dinner with some locals in Noyers

The more the merrier: Tony has dinner with some locals in Noyers. 960 1280

  

Ludo's famous fried chicken

Ludo's famous fried chicken

Ludo's famous fried chicken. 960 1280

  

Tony, Ludo and Ray visit Caves Madeleine in Beaune, France

Tony, Ludo and Ray visit Caves Madeleine in Beaune, France

Tony, Ludo and Ray visit Caves Madeleine in Beaune, France, esteemed for its selection of wines and classic French cuisine. 960 1280

  

Tony Bourdain with chef Ludo Lefebvre and Auxerre butcher Monsieur Picard
Tony Bourdain with chef Ludo Lefebvre and Auxerre butcher Monsieur Picard

Tony Bourdain with chef Ludo Lefebvre and Auxerre butcher Monsieur Picard

"With chef Ludo Lefebvre and Auxerre butcher Monsieur Picard." -- Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Baby lamb is filmed

Baby lamb is filmed

"My replacement auditioning for the camera." -- Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Bourdain feeds a baby lamb

Bourdain feeds a baby lamb

"Getting all Doctor Doolittle with a Burgundian lamb." -- Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Parsley and raw chicken

Parsley and raw chicken

"Monsieur Picard's innovative parsley holders in Auxerre." -- Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Cameraman Todd is beaten by grandmother

Cameraman Todd is beaten by grandmother

"Ludo Lefebvre's grandmother doesn't take kindly to Todd stealing the local Epoisses." -- Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Bourdain walks with a dog in the country

Bourdain walks with a dog in the country

"A local dog showing me around Noyers Sur Serein in Burgundy." -- Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

cheese

cheese

"CHEESE!" -- Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Bourdain playing boules

Bourdain playing boules

"Playing boules with new friend Marco in the village of Noyers Sur Serein." -- Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

steak tartare with a raw egg

steak tartare with a raw egg

"I love Burgundy … steak tartare with a raw egg, say no more." -- Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Ludo wears an apron

Ludo wears an apron

"Ludo Lefebvre got back to his roots while we were in Burgundy." -- Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

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