Behind the Scenes in Kurdistan

Take a look at some exclusive behind-the-scenes photos from Tony's trip to Kurdistan.

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Why working on this show doesn't suck. 960 1280

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Zach, Chris and Todd, shooting very, very late in the old part of Barcelona. Delicious snacks followed. 960 1280

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Todd getting a mid-shot calcot. 960 1280

  

Enric Rovira's chocolate workshop. Left to right: Albert Adria, Enric, me, translator/fixer Lucy Garcia. 960 1280

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Some ultra-expensive, primo, choco-porn. 960 1280

  

2 hours after we left him -- "We'll be right back, guard the equipment with your life" -- Adam L. freezes slowly to death. 960 1280

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Now THAT'S a freakin' SANDWICH!! (Katz's Deli) 960 1280

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With chef Michael Lomanoco at Manganaro's Groceria, eatin' old school red sauce Italian. 960 1280

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With the owners and crew of Manganaros -- keeping it in the family. 960 1280

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At Keen's Steakhouse with Josh "The Artist Formerly Known as Mr Cutlets" Ozersky, of the Feedbag. 960 1280

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Trying to recapture my past at Hop Kee -- with chef Chris Cheung. 960 1280

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With legendary author, journalist, biographer and bad, bad man, the ultra cool Nick Tosches. 960 1280

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Producer Diane Schutz, thinking she's unobserved, making her move on the leftovers. 960 1280

  

Tony at the dinner table in Kansas City

Tony at the dinner table in Kansas City

Tony Bourdain sits down for a family-style dinner at Green Dirt Farm. 960 1280

  

Picture of sandwich in Kansas City

Picture of sandwich in Kansas City

A brisket sandwich at LC's BBQ. 960 1280

  

Picture of Zamir in hair shop in Kansas City

Picture of Zamir in hair shop in Kansas City

Zamir gets a tour of Leila's Hair Museum in Independence, MO. 960 1280

  

Picture of barbecue in Kansas city

Picture of barbecue in Kansas city

The unassuming but fantastic LC's BBQ. 960 1280

  

Tony and the guys from The Black Keys eat in Kansas City

Tony and the guys from The Black Keys eat in Kansas City

Tony eats with musicians from The Black Keys at Woodyard BBQ. 960 1280

  

Tony drinks from a bag at Arrowhead Stadium

Tony drinks from a bag at Arrowhead Stadium

Tony "slaps the bag" during his first tailgate at Arrowhead Stadium. 960 1280

  

Zamir wears Kansas City Chiefs gear in Kansas City

Zamir wears Kansas City Chiefs gear in Kansas City

Zamir shows his tailgating spirit. 960 1280

  

Tony dines with friends at Savoy Grill in Kansas City.

Tony dines with friends at Savoy Grill in Kansas City.

Tony dines with Charles Ferruzza (left front) and Zamir (left back) at the Savoy Grill. 960 1280

  

Sunset over railroad tracks in Kansas City

Sunset over railroad tracks in Kansas City

A beautiful sunset over the railroad tracks in Kansas City. 960 1280

  

Crew films in Kansas City

Crew films in Kansas City

Tony and Zamir take a stroll as the production crew captures b-roll footage for the Kansas City episode. 960 1280

  

Skinned lamb in Kansas City

Skinned lamb in Kansas City

Lamb is prepped for dinner at Green Dirt Farm. 960 1280

  

Cameramen film barbecue at Oklahoma Joe's in Kansas City.

Cameramen film barbecue at Oklahoma Joe's in Kansas City.

Producer Mike Steed directs cameraman Jeremy Leach at Oklahoma Joe's. 960 1280

  

Tony eats at BB's Lawnside in Kansas City

Tony eats at BB's Lawnside in Kansas City

Tony eats with Terence O'Malley (left front) and Zamir (left back) at BB's Lawnside. 960 1280

  

Tony and his friend share a laugh in Kansas City

Tony and his friend share a laugh in Kansas City

Old friends -- Tony and Zamir -- share a few laughs. 960 1280

  

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