Egypt is one of the oldest civilizations on Earth. To avoid the long lines and tour buses, Tony visits with Egyptian locals to get a taste for what it means to be Egyptian.Go to Episode
1115 Corniche El Nile, Cairo, Egypt 12344
Tony takes a walk through this vibrant, aromatic market in Cairo.
13 We Khaled Abu Zed, El Hamzowee Sorier, Al-Azhar, Cairo
At Qoshtomor Ahua, Anthony Bourdain and a friend take some time out to partake of a local tradition -- smoking shisha.
204 Geish St., El Daher, Abbaseya, Cairo
At Farahat, Anthony Bourdain enjoys a local delicacy of Cairo -- pigeon.
126 Azhar St., Al-Hussein, Cairo, Egypt
Abu Tarek Koshary Restaurant
Koshary is the equivalent of Cairanese fast food -- a dish of rice, noodles, spices and fried onions. Anthony Bourdain samples this local treat at Abu Tarek.
16 Maarouf and Shamplion St., Wust al Balad, Cairo
Mohamed Moustafa Ashour Foul Stall
Foul is the Cairanese breakfast of champions.
Unnamed alley south of Opera Square, Ataba, Cairo
Beer is not always a welcome treat in Egypt, mainly for religious reasons. But at this neighborhood retreat, Anthony Bourdain and his friend Hassan welcome it with open arms.
Corner of Hoda Shaarawi and Tallaat Harb St., Cairo