Bourdain Takes the Road Less Traveled

Over the years, Tony has traveled to a number of off-the-beaten-path locations. Take a look at these photos from some of the more unexpected destinations that he's visited.

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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


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"Raccoon. It's what's for dinner! Unfortunately, this night time coon hunt was, like so many NO RES hunting scenes- unsuccessful." - Tony Bourdain 960 1280


"A gift of penis. Raccoon penis. It makes a lovely pendant." - Tony Bourdain 960 1280


"With the brilliant author of WINTER'S BONE and many other fine books, Daniel Woodrell, before the accident." - Tony Bourdain 960 1280


"The Duck Killers. And a rare example of a successful hunt on the show." - Tony Bourdain 960 1280


"I somehow found myself working the grill at the backyard BBQ held by Ozark indie band, Ha Ha Tonka." - Tony Bourdain 960 1280


Street vendors gather for an evening barbecue. 960 1280


Tony and his sidekick Maxim join in on the evening barbecue. 960 1280


Crew members Alex and Christian enjoying a good laugh over ice-cream cones. 960 1280


Todd captures Tony and Santiago Rosero at La Esquina. 960 1280


A well-stocked shoe store in Quito. 960 1280


Alex films Milton Naula in prep mode. 960 1280


High up on the El Panecillo hill, a statue of the Virgin Mary can be seen from most locations in Quito. 960 1280


Tony tries a local specialty -- cuy (aka guinea pig) -- at El Hueco. 960 1280


Todd captures beauty shots of Quito for the post-production editors to use in the Ecuador/Galapagos episode. 960 1280


Todd wrapes up his final shots of Quito with Tony. 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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Anthony Bourdain gets a head start on his amuse-bouche at Le Comptoir. 960 1280


A gorgeous shot of Paris at sundown. 960 1280


Tony and chefs Yves Camdeborde and Frederic Conne converse over the cheese plate at Le Comptoir. 960 1280


A close-up of an amuse-bouche featuring beef carpaccio, fava beans, peas and anchovies at Le Chateaubriand. 960 1280


From left, Thierry Marx, Eric Ripert and Tony talk Parisian gastronomy at Les Cocottes. 960 1280


Tony and Eric enjoy a leisurely stroll through Paris. 960 1280


Tony and Eric visit Hugo Desnoyer Boucherie. 960 1280


A box full of oysters is put on display at Rue Mouffetard, Paris' original open-air market. 960 1280


Zach Zamboni's version of multitasking -- filming while holding a cigarette. 960 1280


From left, Joël Robuchon, Eric and Tony at Le Papillon. 960 1280


What you see is what you get. A couple of cow heads at the Vaderin Triperie. 960 1280


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Tony drinking wine

Tony drinking wine

Tony attempting to master the art of drinking from a porron while chef Jose Andres looks on. 960 1280


Crew eating at El Bulli

Crew eating at El Bulli

The crew eats in the back driveway at El Bulli. 960 1280


Local prawns

Local prawns

Local red prawns for Jose's Suquet, a traditional Catalan seafood stew. 960 1280


Kitchen staff at El Bulli

Kitchen staff at El Bulli

The kitchen staff at El Bulli meticulously working. 960 1280


Palm sunday

Palm sunday

Palm Sunday procession in the Hospitalet area of Barcelona. 960 1280


Jose Andres

Jose Andres

Jose attempts to start the broken-down van' 960 1280


Crew pushing the van

Crew pushing the van

'while the crew pushes it to the side of the road' 960 1280


Tony directing traffic

Tony directing traffic

'and Tony directs traffic. 960 1280


Crew with the locals

Crew with the locals

The crew poses with the locals. 960 1280


Tony and Jose

Tony and Jose

Tony and Jose show off their mini-golf skills. 960 1280


Jamon at a tapas bar

Jamon at a tapas bar

Jamon hangs along the wall at Al Andalus, a tapas bar in Barcelona. 960 1280


El Bulli staff

El Bulli staff

The El Bulli staff gathers for a meeting. 960 1280


Tony and Jose

Tony and Jose

Tony and Jose eat snails at an outdoor dinner party. 960 1280


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