Best of Tony's #Bourdainisms

See our picks for Anthony Bourdain's best quotes, also known as Bourdainisms. Tweet your favorite on Twitter with the hashtag #Bourdainisms.

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Tony Bourdain on a boat in Croatia

Tony Bourdain on a boat in Croatia

"I'm on a boat!" -- Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Tony Bourdain handling fish in Croatia

Tony Bourdain handling fish in Croatia

"Lobotomizing a tuna. As easy as confusing a Kardashian." -- Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Blocks of cheese and knife

Blocks of cheese and knife

"The headline reads: 'American Chef Implicated in Torso Murder!'" -- Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Tony Bourdain lying on the floor in Croatia

Tony Bourdain lying on the floor in Croatia

"The wages of sin. Croatian wine, it turns out, is excellent. And plentiful." -- Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Plate of food in Croatia

Plate of food in Croatia

"Reason enough to get on a plane for Croatia NOW." -- Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

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Tony Bourdain poses with a recruited family in Finland

Tony Bourdain poses with a recruited family in Finland

"Our radio call-in recruited family, with crew. And they were awesome. The perfect hosts, and great cooks." – Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Tony Bourdain dressed in racing car gear in Finland

Tony Bourdain dressed in racing car gear in Finland

"How do you say, 'Head-on collision' in Finnish"? – Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Tony Bourdain with blood on his back in Finland

Tony Bourdain with blood on his back in Finland

"Blood Feast! Finland style. What they do for fun after a sauna." – Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Tony Bourdain poses with Gypsies in Finland

Tony Bourdain poses with Gypsies in Finland

"My Big Fat Gypsy/Rockabilly night out." – Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Shot of alcohol bottle in Finland

Shot of alcohol bottle in Finland

"Yes. This exists. And 100 percent pube-free!" – Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Close-up of food in Finland

Close-up of food in Finland

"I met my match for drunk food. Possibly the all-time worst. Don't believe me? See next photo." – Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

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Close-up of Anthony Bourdain

Close-up of Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain arrives in Shibuya, Tokyo, for Cook it Raw. 960 1280

  

Anthony Bourdain eats outside

Anthony Bourdain eats outside

Anthony Bourdain reaches for a jar of Peri Peri to add to his grilled chicken at the beachside stand Copa Cabana in Beira, Mozambique. 960 1280

  

Kids playing soccer in the background

Kids playing soccer in the background

Cameraman Zach Zamboni films kids playing soccer in rural Mozambique. 960 1280

  

Anthony Bourdain stands by an old pool

Anthony Bourdain stands by an old pool

Anthony Bourdain stands beside the Olympic-sized swimming pool at the Grand Hotel in Beira, once a luxury hotel for jet-setters during the 1950s and '60s. 960 1280

  

Anthony Bourdain dines with a friend

Anthony Bourdain dines with a friend

Anthony Bourdain chats with a friend in Motovun, Croatia. 960 1280

  

Close-up shot of bonita

Close-up shot of bonita

Close-up shot of bonito at the seafood restaurant, Konoba Batelina, in Croatia. 960 1280

  

Anthony Bourdain at the fish market

Anthony Bourdain at the fish market

Anthony Bourdain visits the fish market in Zadar, Croatia. 960 1280

  

Anthony Bourdain rests on a boat

Anthony Bourdain rests on a boat

Anthony Bourdain takes a break while cruising through the Adriatic. 960 1280

  

Anthony Bourdain eats mussels

Anthony Bourdain eats mussels

Cameramen Todd and Dan go in for beauty shots of the savory mussels. 960 1280

  

Anthony Bourdain dines with other chefs

Anthony Bourdain dines with other chefs

Anthony Bourdain joins several chefs at Hosho restaurant the night before the annual Cook it Raw event starts. 960 1280

  

Anthony Bourdain at old Portuguese fort

Anthony Bourdain at old Portuguese fort

Anthony Bourdain watches the sunset from the old Portuguese fort on Mozambique Island. 960 1280

  

Anthony Bourdain at Cook it Raw

Anthony Bourdain at Cook it Raw

Anthony Bourdain helps to prep a staff meal at the Cook it Raw event in Japan. 960 1280

  

Devoured plates of food

Devoured plates of food

Yakitori aftermath at Ton Ton in Japan. 960 1280

  

Anthony Bourdain eats eel

Anthony Bourdain eats eel

Anthony Bourdain and Ivan Orkin eat eel at Hosokaya in Japan. 960 1280

  

Anthony Bourdain at a family-style dinner

Anthony Bourdain at a family-style dinner

Anthony Bourdain and his sidekick Zamir enjoy a family-style dinner at Green Dirt Farm in Kansas City, MO. 960 1280

  

Anthony Bourdain and Zamir walking

Anthony Bourdain and Zamir walking

A close-up camera shot of Anthony Bourdain and Zamir taking a stroll in Kansas City, MO. 960 1280

  

Anthony Bourdain and Zamir laugh

Anthony Bourdain and Zamir laugh

Anthony Bourdain has a good laugh with his friend Zamir. 960 1280

  

Anthony Bourdain and Zamir

Anthony Bourdain and Zamir

Anthony Bourdain and Zamir kid around. 960 1280

  

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