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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Tony and Michael Ruhlman share a meal at the counter of Kihachi Japanese restaurant in Columbus, OH. 960 1280

  

In Milwaukee, WI, Larry's Deer Market store owner Patty Peterson selects cheeses for Chef Adam Siegel. 960 1280

  

An assortment of spices at The Spice House in Milwaukee, WI. 960 1280

  

Chef Doug Flicker prepares a dish for Tony at his restaurant Piccolo in Minneapolis, MN. 960 1280

  

Small lamb bites at Piccolo. 960 1280

  

A dish of rabbit summer sausage at Piccolo. 960 1280

  

A wide shot of Biker Jim's Gourmet Hot Dogs in Denver, CO. 960 1280

  

The meat locker at Strauss Veal, a local source for free-range veal in Franklin, WI. 960 1280

  

Organs ('Nasty Bits') at Strauss Veal in Franklin, WI. 960 1280

  

Zach gets up-close and personal with the rodeo crew. 960 1280

  

Tony and Jorge sit down for a meal at Don Vittorio's seafood restaurant. 960 1280

  

Todd captures a perfect moment. 960 1280

  

Tony shares a moment with his ride for the evening. 960 1280

  

In the distance, seals bask in the last bit of sunlight for the day. 960 1280

  

Picture-perfect setting in Chile. 960 1280

  

Tony indulges in a roadside snack. 960 1280

  

Mouthwatering empanadas 960 1280

  

Tony and crew prepare to feast on the beach. 960 1280

  

Dave looks out to sea while enjoying a cool afternoon beer. 960 1280

  

"Breaking character with Cesare Casella by the Trevi fountain." - Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

"Having 'cornetto e cappuccino' with the man who dubs me in the Italian version of No Res." - Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

"Zach Zamboni wolfs down a hunk of pizza bianca while shooting near the Camp di Fiore." - Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

"The Majestic Hotel banquet room. A far more intricate shot than it looks. Movie lights." - Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

"Cesare does some shopping for our beach party." - Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

"Our appearance on the culinary competition show, La Prova del Cuoco, ended up on the cutting room floor." - Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

"Roman Beach Blanket Bingo -- I mean Risotto." - Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

"Tom, me, Zach on the beach -- going for the last moody shot our homage a Fellini... Did we succeed?" - Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

"Staff meal. Situation normal." - Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

"How it's done." - Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

"Driving through 'Rome'." - Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

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