Obsessed

As he explores the nature of obsession, Anthony Bourdain meets food-obsessed individuals encapsulating the beautiful and often eccentric results devotion has on one's life.

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Blackmore Wagyu Beef

Owner David Blackmore shares his knowledge of Wagyu beef and takes Tony on a tour of his farm located in the Yarra Valley, 2 hours north of Melbourne.

260 Halls Flat Rd., Alexandra, VIC 3714, Australia

 
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Mezcal Del Maguey

Ron Cooper is an artist who turns to Mexico for inspiration for his art project that involved creating 50 blue bottles and filling them with prime mescal - the Ur-tequila. Del Maguey's mescals are produced slowly, naturally and in small quantities.

Santa Catarina Minas, Oaxaca, Mexico

 
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Delaware Delicacies

Tony visits Delaware Delicacies owner Ray Turner who teaches him about catching and smoking fresh eel.

420 Rhodes Rd., Hancock, NY 13783

 
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Txikito

Steve Plotnicki, founder of the food blog ' Opinionated About Dining - takes Tony to a Basque tapas restaurant, Txikito.

240 9th Ave., New York, NY 10001

 
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Kampuchea

Steven Shaw, publisher of Fat-Guy.com and co-founder of eGullet, takes Tony to the Cambodian restaurant, Kampuchea.

80 Rivington St., New York, NY 10002

 
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Pat LaFrieda Meats

Tony and Senior Editor of Citysearch and author Josh Ozersky (aka Mr. Cutlets), visit Pat LaFrieda's to find out what top-notch ingredients go into the Black Label Burger that is served exclusively at the Minetta Tavern.

601 Washington St., New York, NY 10014

 
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Minetta Tavern

Josh Ozersky and Tony head over to Minetta Tavern to sample the $26 Black Label hamburger that Josh claims is the best in the country.

113 MacDougal St., New York, NY 10012

 
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Union Square Greenmarket

Founder of Sullivan Street Bakery, (aka the No Kneed Bread Guy) Jim Lahey shops with Tony for local, organic ingredients at the Union Square Greenmarket for artisnal pizzas served at his restaurant, Co.

Union Square, New York, NY 10003

 

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