No Reservations: Burgundy Journal

See Tony's favorite moments and read his thoughts from No Reservations in Burgundy, France.

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Anthony Bourdain and Ludo Lefebvre

Anthony Bourdain and Ludo Lefebvre

Anthony Bourdain and Ludo Lefebvre get behind the wheel of a classic Citroen DS. 960 1280

  

Tony visits Patrick Picard's "boucherie"

Tony visits Patrick Picard's "boucherie"

Tony visits Patrick Picard's "boucherie" in Auxerre, France. 960 1280

  

Pictures of meat

Pictures of meat

Meat paradise in Picard's butcher shop. 960 1280

  

Tony and Ludo watch as Patrick preps the beef

Tony and Ludo watch as Patrick preps the beef

Tony and Ludo watch as Patrick preps the beef. 960 1280

  

Anthony Bourdain drinks with friends in France

Anthony Bourdain drinks with friends in France

Ludo's friends teach Tony a French drinking song. 960 1280

  

Tony dines on some escargot

Tony dines on some escargot

Tony dines on some escargot at Ludo's old restaurant, Le Rendez-Vous. 960 1280

  

Early morning in the scenic Vezelay, France.

Early morning in the scenic Vezelay, France.

Early morning in the scenic Vezelay, France. 960 1280

  

Baby lambs

Baby lambs

Tony visits a lamb farm in Noyers that has been around for 7 centuries. 960 1280

  

A street in Auxerre, Ludo's hometown

A street in Auxerre, Ludo's hometown

A street in Auxerre, Ludo's hometown. 960 1280

  

Tony and Ludo join in on these locals' game of petanque

Tony and Ludo join in on these locals' game of petanque

Tony and Ludo join in on these locals' game of petanque. 960 1280

  

Tony has dinner with some locals in Noyers

Tony has dinner with some locals in Noyers

The more the merrier: Tony has dinner with some locals in Noyers. 960 1280

  

Ludo's famous fried chicken

Ludo's famous fried chicken

Ludo's famous fried chicken. 960 1280

  

Tony, Ludo and Ray visit Caves Madeleine in Beaune, France

Tony, Ludo and Ray visit Caves Madeleine in Beaune, France

Tony, Ludo and Ray visit Caves Madeleine in Beaune, France, esteemed for its selection of wines and classic French cuisine. 960 1280

  

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Anthony Bourdain and Ludo Lefebvre

Anthony Bourdain and Ludo Lefebvre

Anthony Bourdain and Ludo Lefebvre get behind the wheel of a classic Citroen DS. 960 1280

  

Tony visits Patrick Picard's "boucherie"

Tony visits Patrick Picard's "boucherie"

Tony visits Patrick Picard's "boucherie" in Auxerre, France. 960 1280

  

Pictures of meat

Pictures of meat

Meat paradise in Picard's butcher shop. 960 1280

  

Tony and Ludo watch as Patrick preps the beef

Tony and Ludo watch as Patrick preps the beef

Tony and Ludo watch as Patrick preps the beef. 960 1280

  

Anthony Bourdain drinks with friends in France

Anthony Bourdain drinks with friends in France

Ludo's friends teach Tony a French drinking song. 960 1280

  

Tony dines on some escargot

Tony dines on some escargot

Tony dines on some escargot at Ludo's old restaurant, Le Rendez-Vous. 960 1280

  

Early morning in the scenic Vezelay, France.

Early morning in the scenic Vezelay, France.

Early morning in the scenic Vezelay, France. 960 1280

  

Baby lambs

Baby lambs

Tony visits a lamb farm in Noyers that has been around for 7 centuries. 960 1280

  

A street in Auxerre, Ludo's hometown

A street in Auxerre, Ludo's hometown

A street in Auxerre, Ludo's hometown. 960 1280

  

Tony and Ludo join in on these locals' game of petanque

Tony and Ludo join in on these locals' game of petanque

Tony and Ludo join in on these locals' game of petanque. 960 1280

  

Tony has dinner with some locals in Noyers

Tony has dinner with some locals in Noyers

The more the merrier: Tony has dinner with some locals in Noyers. 960 1280

  

Ludo's famous fried chicken

Ludo's famous fried chicken

Ludo's famous fried chicken. 960 1280

  

Tony, Ludo and Ray visit Caves Madeleine in Beaune, France

Tony, Ludo and Ray visit Caves Madeleine in Beaune, France

Tony, Ludo and Ray visit Caves Madeleine in Beaune, France, esteemed for its selection of wines and classic French cuisine. 960 1280

  

Tony and Olivier Roellinger walk to the shore. 960 1280

  

Tony and Olivier Roellinger tour the grounds of Les Maisons de Bricourt in Cancale, France. 960 1280

  

Alex Lowry films pigs at the Brigitte Lapage farm. 960 1280

  

Sample of dishes at Olivier Roellinger's Chateau Richeux. 960 1280

  

Tony and Olivier sample a cup of cream. 960 1280

  

Shooting at the Port of Doelan. 960 1280

  

Zach Zamboni gets a tight shot of the river in the small town of Quimperie. 960 1280

  

Todd shoots Tony being served at Chez Jacky by Sylviane Noblet. 960 1280

  

Capturing close-ups of the battlefield aftermath that was Tony's meal. 960 1280

  

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Me, Alex, Todd, Olivier, Zach - we unconsciously color coordinated to match the environment. It really is blue, isn't it? 960 1280

  

Pork porn. Artisanal pates, rillettes, sausages, boudins and rillettes. 960 1280

  

Producer Alex Lowry contemplates her poor choice of footwear for shoooting in an oyster park at low tide. 960 1280

  

I contemplate my long anticipated shellfish tower. 960 1280

  

Todd, Zach and me, after joining the road company of Mummenschanz -- or is that "schvantz"? 960 1280

  

The battlefield -- after the three of us have had our fill of shellfish. 960 1280

  

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