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Livingston's main drag. The Stockman makes an excellent burger, by the way -- with a delightful bar up front. 960 1280

  

With author, poet, screenwriter Jim Harrison in his front yard. 960 1280

  

With painter and author Russell Chatham. 960 1280

  

The scale of things. Big. 960 1280

  

Murray Bar at the legendary Murray Hotel. 960 1280

  

We rope up some Liebler. And let me tell you, once we got some o' that on the grill? Cooked up real good. 960 1280

  

Save this moment, I actually catch a fish! 960 1280

  

Damn gophers! Producer Diane Schutz satisfies her insatiable bloodlust by gunning down scores of them in short order. 960 1280

  

Anthony Bourdain, taking it all in. 960 1280

Nari Kye  

A beautiful seaside town. 960 1280

Nari Kye  

Anthony Bourdain with friends at Peter's Cafe Sport. 960 1280

Nari Kye  

Every once in awhile, a random dog would show up. 960 1280

Nari Kye  

Anthony Bourdain walking past stone paintings. 960 1280

Nari Kye  

Kira filming on a hilltop. 960 1280

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Todd has a snack. 960 1280

Nari Kye  

Tony chats with a friend at Casa de Pasto Almeida. 960 1280

Nari Kye  

The crew standing lakeside. From left to right: Kira, Todd, Tony, Tracey and Nari. 960 1280

Nari Kye  

Crew meal at the pho joint. I've already devoured mine on-camera -- which is why my place is empty except for a beer. 960 1280

Jared Andrukanis  

Philippe Lajaunie, owner of Les Halles, rejoins me in Vietnam ' 9 years after our first trip there. 960 1280

Jared Andrukanis  

Me and Philippe at Saigon's legendary "Soup Lady." We never would have found her without the amazing gastronomyblog.com. 960 1280

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Jared gets down with the grilled chicken feet. 960 1280

Jared Andrukanis  

Todd and Tom at the Rex Hotel rooftop bar -- drinking the locavore favorite: "Mojitos." 960 1280

  

The best banh mi in Hoi An. 960 1280

  

I'm guessing they mean "crab." At least I hope so. 960 1280

Jared Andrukanis  

Todd sets up his camera on a rice paddy ... 960 1280

Jared Andrukanis  

... so he can enrage a water buffalo -- who, of course, charges him. 960 1280

Jared Andrukanis  

Photos

Tony in a Ferrari

Tony in a Ferrari

"Ok, Michael. Hold on … I'm going to gun it!" -- Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Michael White with the camera crew in Italy

Michael White with the camera crew in Italy

"Chef Michael White considers a career in cinematography." -- Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Close-up picture of handmade pasta being cut

Close-up picture of handmade pasta being cut

"Hand-made pasta. A thing of beauty."-- Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Tony Bourdain enjoys a meal and wine in a vineyard

Tony Bourdain enjoys a meal and wine in a vineyard

"Wine. Sunshine. Good food. A perfect day." -- Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Close-up picture of a menu

Close-up picture of a menu

"Good culatello doesn't come cheap." -- Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Anthony Bourdain walks on the beach on Monkey Island

Anthony Bourdain walks on the beach on Monkey Island

Tony Bourdain on Monkey Beach having a beer before he sits down to a beach barbecue, where he enjoyed grilled fish. 960 1280

  

Close-up of a soya pork dish in Penang

Close-up of a soya pork dish in Penang

A local prepares this delicious dish for Tony called Tau Eu Bak (soya pork) made with pork belly, black peppercorns, dark, and light soya sauce and garlic. 960 1280

  

Sunrise in Penang

Sunrise in Penang

A beautiful sunrise in Penang, from the top of Komtar Tower. 960 1280

  

Tony Bourdain eats with locals in Penang

Tony Bourdain eats with locals in Penang

Local, Helen Ong, and her family dine with Tony and eat an array of dishes: soya pork, fried Julienned yam beans with dried cuttlefish and more. 960 1280

  

Hotels annd resorts seen from the shore in Penang

Hotels annd resorts seen from the shore in Penang

A wide view of waterfront hotels and resorts as seen from the water, en route to Monkey Beach. 960 1280

  

Tony Bourdain eats in Penang

Tony Bourdain eats in Penang

Tony enjoys Assam Laksa at Kek Lok Si Temple. 960 1280

  

Close-up of food prepared for Chinese New Year

Close-up of food prepared for Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year food: roasted pigs and pink buns eaten for good luck and prosperity at Chew Jetty. 960 1280

  

Anthony Bourdain at Red Garden in Penang

Anthony Bourdain at Red Garden in Penang

Tony and David enjoying fish head curry at Red Garden. 960 1280

  

Tony Bourdain holds snakes in Penang

Tony Bourdain holds snakes in Penang

Tony plays with snakes at the Snake Temple. 960 1280

  

Tony Bourdain on a jetski in Penang

Tony Bourdain on a jetski in Penang

Tony rides a jetski en route to Monkey Beach. 960 1280

  

Tony Bourdain speaks with others in Penang

Tony Bourdain speaks with others in Penang

Tony speaks with David and Joseph while having a meal at a fishing village eatery. They sampled locally caught crab, fish and prawns. 960 1280

  

Chinese New Year Celebration

Chinese New Year Celebration

The crew watches the Hokkien Chinese New Year celebrations at Chew Jetties. 960 1280

  

Tony Bourdain sits with a monkey on Monkey Beach

Tony Bourdain sits with a monkey on Monkey Beach

A local Monkey Beach monkey steals food from Tony, and he hates monkeys. 960 1280

  

Fishing jetty in Penang

Fishing jetty in Penang

Tony stands on a fishing jetty, watching others catch the days lunch: red snapper and grouper. 960 1280

  

Chinese New Year participants

Chinese New Year participants

Hokkien Chinese New Year participants perform at Chew Jetties. 960 1280

  

Tony Bourdain at New Lane in Penang

Tony Bourdain at New Lane in Penang

Tony and Helen enjoy Char KiaoTeow at New Lane. 960 1280

  

fish head curry in Penang

fish head curry in Penang

Close-up of fish head curry from Red Garden. 960 1280

  

8 Photos

Livingston's main drag. The Stockman makes an excellent burger, by the way -- with a delightful bar up front. 960 1280

  

With author, poet, screenwriter Jim Harrison in his front yard. 960 1280

  

With painter and author Russell Chatham. 960 1280

  

The scale of things. Big. 960 1280

  

Murray Bar at the legendary Murray Hotel. 960 1280

  

We rope up some Liebler. And let me tell you, once we got some o' that on the grill? Cooked up real good. 960 1280

  

Save this moment, I actually catch a fish! 960 1280

  

Damn gophers! Producer Diane Schutz satisfies her insatiable bloodlust by gunning down scores of them in short order. 960 1280

  


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