Back to Beirut Photos

See our favorite photos from Anthony Bourdain's Back to Beirut.

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Rocinha in Rio

Rocinha in Rio

Tony walks with Rocinha local, Paulo Amendoim. 960 1280

  

Bar Urca in Rio de Janeiro

Bar Urca in Rio de Janeiro

Tony and local chef/restaurant owner Danni Camillo enjoy fried sardines and seafood soup at Bar Urca in Rio de Janeiro. 960 1280

  

Bar Urca in Rio de Janeiro

Bar Urca in Rio de Janeiro

Zach Zamboni films outside of Bar Urca. 960 1280

  

Ipanema Beach

Ipanema Beach

Zach Zamboni and Todd Liebler pull up a chair while filming Tony at Ipanema Beach. 960 1280

  

Ipanema Beach

Ipanema Beach

Tony takes in Ipanema Beach. 960 1280

  

Rocinha, the largest favela

Rocinha, the largest favela

Rocinha, the largest favela (shanty town) in Rio, is home to thousands of impoverished people. 960 1280

  

Children from Rocinha fly kites

Children from Rocinha fly kites

Tony watches as some children from Rocinha fly kites on Paulo Amendoim's rooftop. 960 1280

  

Conditions in the favela of Rocinha

Conditions in the favela of Rocinha

Tony learns that conditions in the favela of Rocinha are improving -- electricity and water have been installed where there had been none, and a constant police presence has helped keep the drug lords out of power. 960 1280

  

CADEG Market

CADEG Market

Tony and his wife, Ottavia, have lunch at the CADEG Market. 960 1280

  

Mirante da Prainha

Mirante da Prainha

Tony with Dolores, a Rio native, at Mirante da Prainha. 960 1280

  

Jiu Jitsu fight

Jiu Jitsu fight

Tony talks with his wife, Ottavia, before her Jiu Jitsu fight. 960 1280

  

Jiu Jitsu

Jiu Jitsu

Tony talks with Igor Gracie and Bruno Neves. The Gracie family is responsible for the Instituto Kapacidade, a school that teaches kids from the favela the basics of Jiu Jitsu. 960 1280

  

Dinner of Feijoada

Dinner of Feijoada

Tony sits down to a dinner of Feijoada – a traditional bean stew with beef and pork -- with his wife and Valquiria (right) at the home of Igor Gracie’s mother. 960 1280

  

Tony Bourdain and the crew in Japan

Tony Bourdain and the crew in Japan

"Crew shot at ryokan (with Rene and Sean)." – Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Tony Bourdain eating chicken nuggets in Japan

Tony Bourdain eating chicken nuggets in Japan

"Chicken nuggets with Dave Chang. He's a hopeless Lawson's addict. And now, regrettably, so are we all." – Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Tony Bourdain in Japan

Tony Bourdain in Japan

"The Happy Place -- where everything is wonderful and nothing ever hurts: Lawson's convenience stores." – Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Tony Bourdain with David Chang in Japan

Tony Bourdain with David Chang in Japan

"Rare shot of a happy Dave Chang." – Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

No Reservations crew member holding a beer in Japan

No Reservations crew member holding a beer in Japan

"Veteran producer Sally Freeman in a typical work pose. First step is 'admit you have a problem.'" - Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Tony Bourdain on a boat at night in Japan

Tony Bourdain on a boat at night in Japan

"With Sean Brock on fishing trawler." - Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Rene Redzepi in the kitchen

Rene Redzepi in the kitchen

"Rene Redzepi." - Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Cook It Raw menu in Ishikawa Japan

Cook It Raw menu in Ishikawa Japan

"The menu of Cook It Raw, Ishikawa." - Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Tony Bourdain and several chefs in Japan

Tony Bourdain and several chefs in Japan

"Sushi with Magnus Nilsson, Adam Sachs, Rene Redzepi, Alex Atala and Dave Chang." - Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Cook It Raw chefs in Japan

Cook It Raw chefs in Japan

"The chefs." - Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

After several years, Tony finally landed in Cuba. 960 1280

  

Anthony Bourdain visits a local butcher in Havana. 960 1280

  

Tony at Puerto de Sagua, a vintage bar in Havana. 960 1280

  

Tony and chef Jose Andres chat over prawns outside of Catalonia, Spain, during the production of the No Reservations elBulli episode. 960 1280

  

A "family" meal at elBulli with Tony, chef Ferran Adria (right of Tony) and Jose Andres (across from Tony). 960 1280

  

Tony explores a quiet alley in an older part of downtown Macau. 960 1280

  

Tony takes the ultimate dive -- bungee jumping off Macau Tower. 960 1280

  

Tony with Jeffrey Ng in Macau. 960 1280

  

Tony is stoked to try this margherita pizza at Pizzeria Pellone in Naples. 960 1280

  

A bustling side street in Naples. 960 1280

  

Tony enjoys a bottle of amaro in the Almafi coast town of Cetara, Naples. 960 1280

  

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