I am guilty of sticking to an author when I have enjoyed an earlier book. I love Anthony Bourdain but I worked in restaurants so I understand the dirty minds of chefs and their desire to create. You may of seen his shows, but like most people he started in a kitchen. Then came writing. Then the show. His writing is raw and honest. You will want to go where he goes, but maybe with added comfort!
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I love reading about Paris. Every book I read takes me along the Seine in my mind as I eat a wonderful pastry. This is an easy read - perfect for a plane. I do question if it is not a tad outdated with the acceptance of French men having affairs. I know some French men who do not have lovers and if they did, more fool them as their wives are hot!
Being a foodie, I have dreamt of going here. Unfortunately I never will but I certainly loved reading this book. Spain is definitely on my list of places to visit based on the imagination and descriptions of the food and the area in this book.