Philippines Behind-the-Scenes

Go behind-the-scenes with Tony and the crew in the Philippines.

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That's right. Spoon that stuff right up. Slather it on a crust of bread and jam it, hard and deep, into your face. 960 1280

  

A poached egg, yolk still runny, nestled in a warm bath of French cheese fondue, freshly blanketed with black truffles. 960 1280

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Choc-o-porn. Straight from the cocoa canal. 960 1280

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With David Chang and his crew at Momofuku Ssam restaurant in New York. 960 1280

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Anthony Bourdain and Jose Andres at Jose's restaurant Minibar. 960 1280

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Food prep in DC Central Kitchen. 960 1280

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Shooting the scene in downtown D.C. 960 1280

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Crabs down at the D.C. Wharf off of Main Ave. 960 1280

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Anthony Bourdain outside DC Central Kitchen. 960 1280

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Raw meat at Abay Market. 960 1280

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Something's wrong with this picture. All these highly trained pros, and for what? Me shoving a freakin' tamale in my face? 960 1280

  

Cameraman Zach Zamboni, tumescent, no doubt, with happiness using his new toy: the gyro-assisted Zamboni-Cam. 960 1280

  

A big man in a small car ... 960 1280

  

With poet and Garrison Keillor hater August Kleinzahler at the Aub Zam Zam room in the Haight. 960 1280

  

Zach Zamboni enjoys a mid-shift martini at the Zam Zam room, rendering the ensuing shots ' wobbly to say the least. 960 1280

  

With the "Homage to Bullit" car near the magnificent Red Java House. 960 1280

  

Photos

Anthony Bourdain walks on the beach on Monkey Island

Anthony Bourdain walks on the beach on Monkey Island

Tony Bourdain on Monkey Beach having a beer before he sits down to a beach barbecue, where he enjoyed grilled fish. 960 1280

  

Close-up of a soya pork dish in Penang

Close-up of a soya pork dish in Penang

A local prepares this delicious dish for Tony called Tau Eu Bak (soya pork) made with pork belly, black peppercorns, dark, and light soya sauce and garlic. 960 1280

  

Sunrise in Penang

Sunrise in Penang

A beautiful sunrise in Penang, from the top of Komtar Tower. 960 1280

  

Tony Bourdain eats with locals in Penang

Tony Bourdain eats with locals in Penang

Local, Helen Ong, and her family dine with Tony and eat an array of dishes: soya pork, fried Julienned yam beans with dried cuttlefish and more. 960 1280

  

Hotels annd resorts seen from the shore in Penang

Hotels annd resorts seen from the shore in Penang

A wide view of waterfront hotels and resorts as seen from the water, en route to Monkey Beach. 960 1280

  

Tony Bourdain eats in Penang

Tony Bourdain eats in Penang

Tony enjoys Assam Laksa at Kek Lok Si Temple. 960 1280

  

Close-up of food prepared for Chinese New Year

Close-up of food prepared for Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year food: roasted pigs and pink buns eaten for good luck and prosperity at Chew Jetty. 960 1280

  

Anthony Bourdain at Red Garden in Penang

Anthony Bourdain at Red Garden in Penang

Tony and David enjoying fish head curry at Red Garden. 960 1280

  

Tony Bourdain holds snakes in Penang

Tony Bourdain holds snakes in Penang

Tony plays with snakes at the Snake Temple. 960 1280

  

Tony Bourdain on a jetski in Penang

Tony Bourdain on a jetski in Penang

Tony rides a jetski en route to Monkey Beach. 960 1280

  

Tony Bourdain speaks with others in Penang

Tony Bourdain speaks with others in Penang

Tony speaks with David and Joseph while having a meal at a fishing village eatery. They sampled locally caught crab, fish and prawns. 960 1280

  

Chinese New Year Celebration

Chinese New Year Celebration

The crew watches the Hokkien Chinese New Year celebrations at Chew Jetties. 960 1280

  

Tony Bourdain sits with a monkey on Monkey Beach

Tony Bourdain sits with a monkey on Monkey Beach

A local Monkey Beach monkey steals food from Tony, and he hates monkeys. 960 1280

  

Fishing jetty in Penang

Fishing jetty in Penang

Tony stands on a fishing jetty, watching others catch the days lunch: red snapper and grouper. 960 1280

  

Chinese New Year participants

Chinese New Year participants

Hokkien Chinese New Year participants perform at Chew Jetties. 960 1280

  

Tony Bourdain at New Lane in Penang

Tony Bourdain at New Lane in Penang

Tony and Helen enjoy Char KiaoTeow at New Lane. 960 1280

  

fish head curry in Penang

fish head curry in Penang

Close-up of fish head curry from Red Garden. 960 1280

  

Tony in a Ferrari

Tony in a Ferrari

"Ok, Michael. Hold on … I'm going to gun it!" -- Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Michael White with the camera crew in Italy

Michael White with the camera crew in Italy

"Chef Michael White considers a career in cinematography." -- Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Close-up picture of handmade pasta being cut

Close-up picture of handmade pasta being cut

"Hand-made pasta. A thing of beauty."-- Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Tony Bourdain enjoys a meal and wine in a vineyard

Tony Bourdain enjoys a meal and wine in a vineyard

"Wine. Sunshine. Good food. A perfect day." -- Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Close-up picture of a menu

Close-up picture of a menu

"Good culatello doesn't come cheap." -- Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Soft, runny, pungent. May lead directly to groin throbbing, heaving decolletage. Lipitor. 960 1280

Adam Lupsha  

That's right. Spoon that stuff right up. Slather it on a crust of bread and jam it, hard and deep, into your face. 960 1280

  

A poached egg, yolk still runny, nestled in a warm bath of French cheese fondue, freshly blanketed with black truffles. 960 1280

Adam Lupsha  

Choc-o-porn. Straight from the cocoa canal. 960 1280

Adam Lupsha  

Graphics genius, Adam Lupsha, playing "Buzz the Horny Soundman," on set of our Boogie Nights-like demonstration. 960 1280

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With David Chang and his crew at Momofuku Ssam restaurant in New York. 960 1280

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