Author(s): CNN Staff
A moving and insightful collection of quotes, memories, and images celebrating the life of Anthony Bourdain When Anthony Bourdain died in June 2018, the outpouring of love from his fans around the world was momentous. Their tributes spoke to his legacy, confirming that the world is much smaller than we imagine and that people are more alike than they are different. As Tony once said, “If I'm an advocate for anything, it's to move. . . . Walk in someone else's shoes or at least eat their food.” Anthony Bourdain Remembered brings together memories and anecdotes from fans reminiscing about Tony's unique achievements and his enduring effect on their lives, and comments from chefs, journalists, filmmakers, musicians, and writers inspired by Tony, including Barack Obama, Eric Ripert, Jill Filipovic, Ken Burns, Questlove, and José Andrés, among many others. These remembrances give us a glimpse of Tony's widespread impact through his political and social commitments; his dedication to travel and eating well (and widely); and his love of the written word, along with his deep compassion, open-mindedness, and interest in lives different from his own. Anthony Bourdain Remembered captures Tony's inimitable spirit and passion in the words of his devoted fans and of some of his closest friends and colleagues.