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VOX Brasserie & Bar

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Capital Region, Iceland

Fancy schmancy

Þrír frakkar

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Capital Region, Iceland

Icelandic food

Bæjarins Beztu Pylsur

🇮🇸

Capital Region, Iceland

Hot dogs

Hiram's

🇺🇸

New Jersey, United States

Diner

Klein's Fish Market

🇺🇸

New Jersey, United States

Seafood

Baumgart's Cafe

🇺🇸

New Jersey, United States

Diner; American/Asian. Egg creams

Soft Tofu

🇺🇸

New Jersey, United States

Korean food. 

Gencarelli's Bakery

🇺🇸

New Jersey, United States

Italian bakery. Cannollis/Sfogiatelle

Bún chả Nem rán B2 Vĩnh Hồ

🇻🇳

Ha Noi, Vietnam

Bun Cha (noodle dish with grilled meats)

Le Royal

🇫🇷

Paris, France

Coffee, croissant

Cantada II

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Paris, France

Absinthe fountain

La Tour Montlhéry - Chez Denise

🇫🇷

Paris, France

Blanquette de veau (veal stew), rum baba (dessert), WINE

Robert et Louise

🇫🇷

Paris, France

French homestyle country cuisine

Pâtisserie Pinaud Pascal

🇫🇷

Paris, France

Bread and pastry bakery

Café de la Mairie

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Paris, France

Sidewalk cafe

Nasi Lemak Antarabangsa

🇲🇾

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Street food

Big Tree Lin Kee chan sow lin steamed fish head

🇲🇾

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Fish heads!

Aunty Aini's Garden Cafe

🇲🇾

Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia

No data

Choon Hui Cafe 春园茶室

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Sarawak, Malaysia

Laksa!

Antica Focacceria San Francesco

🇮🇹

Palermo, Italy

One of Italy's oldest restaurants. Pizza, sandwiches, bread.

Frittola

🇮🇹

Palermo, Italy

Fried meat fritters

Double Down Saloon

🇺🇸

Nevada, United States

"The Happiest Place on Earth"

Bouchon at The Venetian

🇺🇸

Nevada, United States

Fancy food at Thomas Keller's Vegas restaurant

Peppermill Fireside Lounge

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Nevada, United States

Girly drinks

Mesa Grill

🇺🇸

Nevada, United States

Bobby Flay's restaurant

Mermaid Lounge

🇺🇸

Nevada, United States

Bar with a mermaid tank

At The Arkadiy Cafe

🇺🇿

Toshkent, Uzbekistan

Drink tea

Jumanji

🇺🇿

Toshkent, Uzbekistan

No data

Gosakudon

🇯🇵

Osaka Prefecture, Japan

Baseball sports bar with sushi

Jiyuken

🇯🇵

Osaka Prefecture, Japan

Curry mixed rice

Kushikatsu Daruma Dotombori

🇯🇵

Osaka Prefecture, Japan

Fried meat fritters

Kani Doraku Dotombori Honten

🇯🇵

Osaka Prefecture, Japan

Crab

Honke hormone dojo

🇯🇵

Osaka Prefecture, Japan

Horumonyaki - grilled pork and beef organs

Chef Creole Seasoned Restaurant

🇺🇸

Florida, United States

No data

El Rey De Las Fritas

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Florida, United States

Cuban food

La Esquina Tropical

🇺🇸

Florida, United States

Small plates restaurant

Restaurant SONIA

🇵🇪

Lima region, Peru

Ceviche restaurant

Peña Don Porfirio, Barranco

🇵🇪

Lima region, Peru

Criollo restaurant

El Monasterio

🇵🇪

Lima region, Peru

No data

Li Qun Roast Duck Restaurant

🇨🇳

Beijing, China

Roast duck

Quick-fried Tripe Zhang

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Heilongjiang, China

Beijing restaurant specializing in dishes made with cow and sheep stomach

Noodle Loft

🇨🇳

Beijing, China

Watch expert noodlemakers make noodles!

Dave’s Oasis

🇨🇳

Sichuan, China

Expat bar

Laoyikang Tea House

🇨🇳

Sichuan, China

Outdoor tea house

Huangcheng Laoma Hot Pot

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Sichuan, China

Spicy Sichuan food

Au Pied de Cochon

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Quebec, Canada

One of Tony's favorite restaurants. Specialize in Foie Gras and pork

La Banquise

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Quebec, Canada

Poutine

Sucrerie de la Montagne

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Quebec, Canada

Restaurant specializing in maple syrup

St-Viateur Bagel Shop

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Quebec, Canada

No data

Restaurant Pelikan

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Stockholm, Sweden

Swedish traditional foods

Lux Stockholm

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Stockholm, Sweden

Fancy restaurant with a Michelin star

Östermalms saluhall

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Stockholm, Sweden

Traditional Swedish food; game birds - pheasant, goose, duck; seafood

Maxi Grillen

🇸🇪

Stockholm, Sweden

Hot dogs

Barrachina

🇵🇷

, Puerto Rico

Where the pina colada was invented. (Tony talked crap about it)

Lechonera Los Pinos

🇵🇷

, Puerto Rico

Roasted pork

Jobos Beach

🇵🇷

, Puerto Rico

Sonia Rican restaurant was here before; Closed now, Tony had mofongo there.

Raíces

🇵🇷

, Puerto Rico

Traditional Puerto Rican food

Natraj Restaurant Udaipur (Dining Hall/Rajasthani Thali/Gujarati Thali)

🇮🇳

Rajasthan, India

All you can eat for less than a dollar. Thali style vegetarian food. 

Taj Lake Palace

🇮🇳

Rajasthan, India

Tony had a martini at this fancy hotel on a lake

Marudhar Restaurant

🇮🇳

Rajasthan, India

Outdoor vegetarian restaurant

Joseon Gimbap Restaurant

🇰🇷

Seoul, South Korea

Tony and Nari ate Korean BBQ

Carano Masakan Padang (Closed)

🇮🇩

West Java, Indonesia

Closed now, this was a restaurant called Carano Masakan Padang. Tony had a lunch here, served similar to tapas style with lots of rice. Beef rendang, stews. His cameraman knocked over a shelf holding all of the food for the day for the entire restaurant.

The Crown Liquor Saloon

🇬🇧

Belfast, United Kingdom

Guinness and meat pies

Madina Desi Curry Co

🇮🇪

Dublin, Ireland

Chickpea curry

King Sitric Restaurant & Accommodation

🇮🇪

Dublin, Ireland

Fresh seafood, lots of shellfish

The Ivory Tower

🇮🇪

Cork, Ireland

Stew with lots of offal

ASANKA LOCAL RESTAURANT

🇬🇭

Greater Accra, Ghana

Omo Tuo: (pounded rice balls served with palm or groundnut soup.)

Voodoo Doughnut

🇺🇸

Oregon, United States

Maple bacon donut bar; chocolate, oreos, and peanut butter

Apizza Scholls

🇺🇸

Oregon, United States

Can only have up to 3 toppings because the owner wants to showcase the good crust

Piroshky Piroshky

🇺🇸

Washington, United States

Russian pies filled with potatoes, beef, or cabbage

TB's Bar & Grill (Closed)

🇺🇸

Texas, United States

This used to be TB's Bar & Grill, where Tony had chips & salsa and beer

Piedras Negras

🇲🇽

Coahuila de Zaragoza, Mexico

Nachos were invented here

Laredo Sushi Roll

🇺🇸

Texas, United States

Sushi

Monterrey

🇲🇽

Nuevo León, Mexico

Tony dropped off a package for the sushi chef named Alfredo at Laredo Sushi Roll. Alfredo's mother cooked them Mexican food

Wujiang Road

🇨🇳

Shanghai, China

Night food market with lots of street food

Yang's Dumpling

🇨🇳

Shanghai, China

Popular fried soup dumplings. Tofu Beef Noodle soup

Yangcheng Lake Hairy Crab

🇨🇳

Shanghai, China

Lots of internal tourism for these crabs which is prized for being the best in China

Jade Buddha Temple

🇨🇳

Shanghai, China

A monastery with a public vegetarian restaurant where monks cook.

Cafe Glechik

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Russian restaurant. Pelmeni - a meat ravioli served with broth. Braised rabbit stew.

Gray's Papaya

🇺🇸

New York, United States

This was one of Tony's favorites from his childhood

Siberia New York

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Tony's local bar (at the time of filming season 2)

Kabab Cafe

🇺🇸

New York, United States

So much offal

Prune

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Restaurants where chefs go. Tony ate there with Eric Ripert and Scott Bryan.

Sake Bar Hagi46

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Izakaya. They had assorted yakitori and dumplings 

Sakagura

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Sake bar

Valadares

🇧🇷

São Paulo, Brazil

Fried things. Tony ate the testicles. And capirinhas.

Manacá Restaurante

🇧🇷

São Paulo, Brazil

Bacalao, shrimp with coconut rice

Bar da Santa

🇧🇷

São Paulo, Brazil

Breakfast of coffee and pao na chapa, or grilled bread served with butter, Tony calls it "the local answer to bagel with a schmear"

Patachou

🇵🇫

Windward Islands, French Polynesia

Cafe. Coffee and baguette or croissant.

MANGO Tahiti

🇵🇫

Windward Islands, French Polynesia

The restaurant was not yet open yet when Tony visited, but the chef cooked for him

Skyline Chili

🇺🇸

Ohio, United States

Tony brought Ruhlman here to torture him, because he knew he'd hate it, hahaha

Sokolowski's University Inn

🇺🇸

Ohio, United States

Polish traditional food. Chicken paprikash, stuffed cabbage, bratwurst, pierogies

Lola

🇺🇸

Ohio, United States

Michael Symon's restaurant. Tony and Marky Ramon ate there

Hot Sauce Williams Barbecue

🇺🇸

Ohio, United States

Generations old family BBQ spot. He ate there with Michael Symon

Yat Lok Roast Goose

🇭🇰

Central and Western, Hong Kong

Roast goose and pig. Tony said the goose was "worth flying to Hong Kong for"

Muscle Man

🇭🇰

Central and Western, Hong Kong

3 bodybuilder brothers make noodles at this restaurant at night

Ping Kee Noodles

🇭🇰

Central and Western, Hong Kong

They ate soup at a restaurant where noodles are made by hand

Tung Po Kitchen

🇭🇰

Central and Western, Hong Kong

Tony had Dai Pai Dong, which is a food hall dedicated to street food

Victoria Harbour

🇭🇰

Central and Western, Hong Kong

Tony ate typhoon crab on a boat

Under Bridge Spicy Crab

🇭🇰

Central and Western, Hong Kong

The restaurant where the chef made the chili oil typhoon crab

Bo Innovation

🇭🇰

Central and Western, Hong Kong

Alvin Leung's famous and very strange modern cuisine. Tony called him the "Ferren Adria" of Hong Kong 

Lin Heung Tea House

🇭🇰

Central and Western, Hong Kong

Dim sum!

Hominy Grill

🇺🇸

South Carolina, United States

Shrimp n grits are good. Tony had "The Big Nasty," which is a biscuit topped with fried chicken, cheddar, and sausage gravy. Also the buttermilk pie.

Sweatman's Barbeque

🇺🇸

South Carolina, United States

All you can eat whole hog BBQ.

Gullah Grub Restaurant

🇺🇸

South Carolina, United States

African slaves worked on fields in this area and they created gullah culture. This restaurant serves traditional low country foods: frogmore stew and she crab soup made from Carolina blue crab. Frogmore stew is a boil with potatoes, corn, sausage, and shrimp.

Jestine's Kitchen

🇺🇸

South Carolina, United States

No data

Fattoria Casaloste

🇮🇹

Firenze, Italy

Wine and cheese

Uccellina

🇮🇹

Grosseto, Italy

Family owned traditional Italian. Known for their wild boar.

Tian Tian Hainanese Chicken Rice

🇸🇬

Central Singapore, Singapore

Tony says the Maxwell Food Centre is the best hawker center, and this place has the best chicken rice in Singapore

Deen Tiga Rasa

🇸🇬

Singapore, Singapore

Mutton bones cooked in a sweet and spicy sauce. It's messy.

Aurum Land Private Limited

🇸🇬

Singapore, Singapore

Molecular gastronomy in a "hospital chic" themed restaurant. You are seated in a wheelchair. Weird.

Tian Jin Hai Seafood International Pte. Ltd.

🇸🇬

Singapore, Singapore

Tony ate steamed shark head and chili crab.

Zur Currywurst

🇩🇪

Berlin, Germany

Currywurst and fries. It's a very Berlin thing.

Roscoe's Chicken & Waffles - Hollywood

🇺🇸

California, United States

Chicken & waffles obviously. And Stymie's Choice: chicken liver, grits, gravy, fried eggs.

Philippe The Original

🇺🇸

California, United States

French dips

Bhan Kanom Thai

🇺🇸

California, United States

Thai bakery

Sapp Coffee Shop 泰国船面

🇺🇸

California, United States

Thai boat noodles

Cioppino's Mediterranean Grill

🇨🇦

British Columbia, Canada

Modern Italian food with local ingredients

JAPADOG

🇨🇦

British Columbia, Canada

Japanese flavors with hot dogs. Nori with daikon and teriyaki hot dog.

Tojo's Restaurant

🇨🇦

British Columbia, Canada

Local seafood cooked in Japanese recipes. Tempura fried zucchini blossoms stuffed with fresh scallops. Dungeness crab, daikon with pepper, mustard miso dressing, Japanese celery. 

Vij's

🇨🇦

British Columbia, Canada

Indian food

Sooke Harbour House Hotel & Resort

🇨🇦

British Columbia, Canada

Restaurant with local seasonal ingredients, and a hotel

Pantheon

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Authentic Greek food. Tripe soup, chickpeas

Neoria Fish Tavern

🇬🇷

Crete, Greece

Grilled octopus, sea urchin, fried cuttlefish, sheep milk cheese

Bougatsa Iordanis

🇬🇷

Crete, Greece

Handmade pastry traditionally eaten for breakfast. It's a phyllo dough filled with a kind of salty ricotta style cheese

Kalimnos

🇬🇷

South Aegean, Greece

Tony ate at a restaurant called Elitsa Rini. Could not find it so I guess it closed

Domilise's Po-Boy & Bar

🇺🇸

Louisiana, United States

Po Boys 

Antoine's Restaurant

🇺🇸

Louisiana, United States

French Creole food. "A legend, an institution, immortal," says Tony.

Café Reconcile

🇺🇸

Louisiana, United States

Teaching kitchen cooking downhome classic Southern food

Emeril's New Orleans

🇺🇸

Louisiana, United States

Creole tasting plate , seafood andouille gumbo, country fried chicken with cassoulet 

Vic's Kangaroo Cafe

🇺🇸

Louisiana, United States

Restaurant people after work bar

Herbsaint

🇺🇸

Louisiana, United States

Fine dining. The chef of this restaurant cooked a whole pig for him (he also owns Cochon).

Yew Tree Inn

🇬🇧

Essex, United Kingdom

English country classics. Croustade quails eggs with hollandaise sauce, roast venison, Omelet Arnold Bennet

The Cock Tavern

🇬🇧

Greater London, United Kingdom

Tony had a proper English breakfast at The Cock Tavern which he said was directly below Smithfield Market, but I could not find that on the map

St John Bread and Wine

🇬🇧

Greater London, United Kingdom

Fergus Henderson's restaurant. It was new when Tony visited. Roasted bone marrow with bread and sea salt. Stewed pig's head with bacon

The Oxford Bar

🇬🇧

City of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Unpretentious bar, Tony's favorite in Scotland

Mermaid Fish Bar

🇬🇧

City of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Fish and chip shop

The Kitchin

🇬🇧

City of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Tom Kitchin's restaurant: French techniques with Scottish ingredients

Aunt Merl Fish And Lobster Restaurant

🇯🇲

Saint Catherine, Jamaica

Seafood Restaurant on the beach. Fried, Steamed, Brown Stew, or Festival Style.

Jariștea

🇷🇴

Vrancea, Romania

Bucharest style meal. They had a whole suckling pig. Tony hated the themed Imperialist atmosphere but loved the food

Sighetu Marmației

🇷🇴

Maramureş County, Romania

Tony visited a local men's bar called Cafe Astoria in this town, but it doesn't seem to be open anymore

Puka Dog Hawaiian Style Hot Dogs

🇺🇸

Hawaii, United States

Hawaiian hot dogs

Ono Seafood

🇺🇸

Hawaii, United States

No data

Side Street Inn On Da Strip

🇺🇸

Hawaii, United States

Hoisin steamed fish, locally raised steak, pork chops, baby abalone

Uptown Fountain (Closed)

🇺🇸

Hawaii, United States

Closed now, but Tony tried lots of spam here when it was called Uptown Fountain

La Mariana Sailing Club

🇺🇸

Hawaii, United States

Tiki bar

Brasserie Les Halles (Closed)

🇺🇸

New York, United States

On this episode, Tony visited the restaurant he worked at when he wrote Kitchen Confidential to work the line. (Now closed). He revisited in the season 6 "Techniques Special" and "Holiday Special" (season 7). On the "Holiday Special" Carlos made him a plate of choucroute which includes sauerkraut, veal sausage, frankfurter (French version of salami), potato, beer, smoked pork loin, pork belly, blood sausage, and bacon.

Desmond's Tavern

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Tony had an after lunch rush drink here before he tackled dinner service

La Cevichería

🇨🇴

Bolívar, Colombia

Exotic ingredients with Caribbean flavors

Cecilia restaurant

🇨🇴

Bolívar, Colombia

Seafood. Tony ate a dish with turtle and turtle eggs, coconut milk, garlic, rosemary

Queareparaenamorart (Closed)

🇨🇴

Antioquia, Colombia

This was a restaurant called Queareparaenamorarte. It is closed now.

AlBaik

🇸🇦

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Fast food - fried chicken with garlic sauce

Estancia del Puerto

🇺🇾

Montevideo, Uruguay

This is the parillas stand that Tony and his brother Chris ate at

Garzon

🇺🇾

Maldonado, Uruguay

World famous restauranteur Francis Mallmann has a restaurant here. They eat at a big bonfire: salt crusted pork, pumpkin, fried bread (torta frita), veggies cooked in hot stone, and a pascualina which is a tart with pastry and eggs

Parador La Huella

🇺🇾

Maldonado, Uruguay

Beach restaurant where Tony and his brother ate fire roasted prawns and sauteed octopus

Ski Inn

🇺🇸

California, United States

Bar and probably the only place to eat in town

Alice Cooperstown

🇺🇸

Arizona, United States

Tony met with Alice Cooper and ate a "Randy Johnson Big Unit" which is a humongous hot dog with chili and cheese

Pepper Pot

🇺🇸

New Mexico, United States

Tony had hatch chilies. He had a red and a green enchilada. He preferred the red. He said it was the best red enchilada he ever had

The Big Texan Steak Ranch & Brewery

🇺🇸

Texas, United States

HUGE steaks. Tony's cameraman Jerry took on the 72 oz steak challenge.

Rusty Star BBQ (Closed)

🇺🇸

Texas, United States

Closed now, but this used to be the Rusty Star BBQ, where Tony ate barbecue with Ted Nugent

Sarashina Horii Azabujūban Honten

🇯🇵

Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

Tony and Chef Morimoto ate soba noodles here. They have been making soba noodles by hand here since 1789

Bar 石の華 Ishinohana

🇯🇵

Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

Fancy cocktails at one of the best bars in Tokyo, in Shibuya

XEX

🇯🇵

Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

This is Chef Morimoto's flagship restaurant. He prepared monkfish many different ways for Tony.

Toriki

🇯🇵

Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

Yakitori, or Japanese BBQ, mostly chicken.

Hiiragiya

🇯🇵

Kyoto Prefecture, Japan

Ryokan (traditional Japanese inn). Tony had a kaiseki meal with Chef Morimoto

BAR PIANO

🇯🇵

Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

A nomiya, which is a tiny bar where late shift workers go out after work

Espinaler

🇪🇸

Barcelona, Spain

Clams, cockles, and other fresh seafood that the owner cans and sells. Expensive!

Haizea

🇪🇸

Gipuzkoa, Spain

Tony had pinchos and Chacoli (a local sparkling wine that is very light and low in alcohol)

Mugaritz

🇪🇸

Gipuzkoa, Spain

Renovated farmhouse turned restaurant of famous Spanish restaurant who trained at El Bulli, Andoni Aduriz

Asador Etxebarri

🇪🇸

Biscay, Spain

This place is in the specialist category - grill master in the Basque. Voted 3rd best restaurant in the world. This place is in the specialist category - grill master in the Basque. Voted 3rd best restaurant in the world. Tony said he had one of the best meals of his life here, definitely unlike anything he'd ever eaten.

Arzak

🇪🇸

Gipuzkoa, Spain

One of Tony's favorite restaurants in the world. Tony said this restaurant made him feel like he was home.

Attaba Square

🇪🇬

Cairo, Egypt

Tony had a breakfast called fooll from a food cart. Fooll is breakfast made of beans and eggs that is served with a flat bread.

Abou Tarek

🇪🇬

Cairo, Egypt

A 1000 year old dish of rice, pasta, black lentils, chickpeas, and fried onions. Served with a tomato cumin hot sauce and a vinegar/garlic sauce to drizzle.

Al Rifai Roastery محمصة الرفاعي‎

🇪🇬

Cairo, Egypt

Kofta, sausages, baba ganoush, salad

Save On Meats

🇨🇦

British Columbia, Canada

Cheap burgers

Chiviteria Marcos

🇺🇾

Montevideo, Uruguay

Chivito sandwich, you pick your toppings. It is ENORMOUS. Tony ate here with his brother

wd~50

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Closed now, but this was Wylie Dufresne's restaurant. This episode featured Bill Buford, Amy Sacco, Ted Allen, and Chris Wilson eating at the restaurant and talking about the restaurant biz.

Busboys and Poets

🇺🇸

District of Columbia, United States

No data

Ben's Chili Bowl

🇺🇸

District of Columbia, United States

Beloved institution in DC that serves chili dogs

minibar by José Andrés

🇺🇸

District of Columbia, United States

"Big daddy of the DC restaurant scene," says Tony of Jose Andres

3205 K St NW

🇺🇸

District of Columbia, United States

This used to be Chadwicks, where Tony had beers and burgers with a former US spy

El Pollo Rico

🇺🇸

Virginia, United States

This chicken joint is super popular. Rotisserie whole chickens roasted over charcoals. They use spices from Peru

Song Que

🇺🇸

Virginia, United States

Banh mi sandwiches

Abay Market Ethiopian food

🇺🇸

Virginia, United States

Raw meat restaurant

District Wharf

🇺🇸

District of Columbia, United States

Chesapeake Bay crabs

Cantina La Mascota

🇲🇽

Ciudad de México, Mexico

Tony met with Carlos, who took over his job as head chef at Les Halles. Breakfast with tequila. Food is free with drinks.

Calle Bajío & Chilpancingo

🇲🇽

Ciudad de México, Mexico

Site of Dona Anastasia's blue corn quesadillas stuffed with various fillings. It's a food stand on the corner.

Tacos El Huequito

🇲🇽

Ciudad de México, Mexico

Arguably the best al pastor tacos in the city

Pulquería Las Duelistas

🇲🇽

Ciudad de México, Mexico

Not sure if this is the exact pulqueria is (where they serve pulque, an alcoholic cactus sap drink) and some sort of Mexican moonshine

Fonda Margarita

🇲🇽

Ciudad de México, Mexico

Family style breakfast. Huevos rancheros, beans, tortitas, stews, chicharron

Cantina Do Mori

🇮🇹

Venezia, Italy

Cicchetto - sort of like tapas or pinchos. A bar that serves these is called a Bacari.

Pronto Pesce

🇮🇹

Ferrara, Italy

Another Bacari with a more modern feel. Tony enjoyed the sardines gratine.

Osteria Al Ponte del Diavolo

🇮🇹

Venezia, Italy

German-style food and wines. This was his guide's favorite place

Trattoria da Romano

🇮🇹

Venezia, Italy

Open since the 1800s. Guestbooks have sketches from famous artists like Matisse. Simple, classic, traditional Italian foods. Cooked over a wood fire and lots of seafood. The seafood risotto is spectacular

Trattoria San Basilio

🇮🇹

Venezia, Italy

After visiting on a tugboat pulling large ships into dock, they had a meal at this trattoria on an outside patio table. Tony called it "Trattoria Borghi" so it may have changed ownership

Antica Locanda Montin

🇮🇹

Venezia, Italy

Simple classics done well.

Al Covo

🇮🇹

Venezia, Italy

The chef made tiny soft shell crabs caught that day

Casa de Pasto Flor

🇵🇹

Azores, Portugal

Local wines and petiscos (Portuguese tapas)

Peter Café Sport

🇵🇹

Azores, Portugal

Gin & tonics and snacks

Fat Johnnie's Famous Red Hots

🇺🇸

Illinois, United States

Tamale dogs with various spicy toppings. Also a drink called The Suicide.

Burt's Place

🇺🇸

Illinois, United States

It's all about the crust, caramelized on the outside. Tony HATES deep dish pizza but said after eating this, he gets it.

Moto Restaurant

🇺🇸

Illinois, United States

Avant garde restaurant. Part chef, part mad scientist.

Silver Palm (Closed)

🇺🇸

Illinois, United States

Closed now. This was a restaurant in a rail car that Tony had a humongous sandwich from.

L20 (Closed)

🇺🇸

Illinois, United States

Former location of L20, Laurent Gras' seafood restaurant. Closed now

Hot Doug's

🇺🇸

Illinois, United States

The mecca for lovers of meat in tube form. Home of the famous Chicago red hot. Also fries cooked in duck fat. Locals love this place and it has won a lot of awards

Mila's Kambingan

🇵🇭

Central Luzon, Philippines

Goat offal prepared many ways. Sinigang was served

Aling Lucing's Sisig

🇵🇭

Central Luzon, Philippines

No data

Bale Dutung

🇵🇭

Central Luzon, Philippines

Chef's Claude Tayag home which is also a gallery, restaurant, and school. There are 4 kitchens. The chef prepared food in the outdoor kitchen.

Pochero Kinaraan

🇵🇭

Cebu, Philippines

Stuffed Crab and pork shank soup (called bulalo)

Holland Bar

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Tony called it Manhattan's "last dive bar"

Manganaro's Hero Boy

🇺🇸

New York, United States

In business since 1893, held by the same family for generations. Classic Italian-American food

Keens Steakhouse

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Old school NY steakhouse, since 1885

Russ & Daughters Cafe

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Specializes in smoked and cured fish. Started as a pushcart business in the 1800s

Katz's Delicatessen

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Pastrami on rye with brown mustard, pickles. Tony has his with a cream soda.

Eisenberg's Sandwich Shop

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Ice cream soda shop with sandwiches. Tony had a lime rickey and a tuna melt. His companion was Famous Fat Dave who does food tours around NYC. Dave had an egg cream and a tuna sandwich

Schaller & Weber

🇺🇸

New York, United States

German sausages, headcheese, pork in aspic. Beer served in a boot. Tony had the crispy pork shank

Hop Kee

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Old school Cantonese food

129 E 60th St

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Closed now, it used to be Le Veau D'Or, a French restaurant since 1937

Sophie's

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Dive bar

Lakmali Hotel

🇱🇰

Colombo, Sri Lanka

Tony had a heavy breakfast here although he was feeling very ill. Sambal and chili, rice.

The Dutch Burgher Union of Ceylon

🇱🇰

Colombo, Sri Lanka

Postcolonial elite. Tony describes it as "the last remnants of long-gone empires." They drank coconut liquor

Hotel De Pilawoos

🇱🇰

Colombo, Sri Lanka

Late night dish called kottu roti. It is made of diced veggies, eggs, curry sauce, and chopped roti chopped together.

Banh Xeo 46A

🇻🇳

Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

Tony has Vietnamese coffee and crepes, which are made with rice flour and coconut milk (banh xao), served with shrimp, pork, saffron, and bean sprouts.

Quán Ốc Chi Mập

🇻🇳

Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

Butter snails with chiles, freshwater crabs

The Lunch Lady (Nguyen Thi Thanh)

🇻🇳

Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

Fresh ingredients from the market, world famous for her soups

Ben Thanh Market

🇻🇳

Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

Breakfast in the market: Hoi An noodles, slices of pork with pork skin, pickled garlic

Bánh Mì Phượng

🇻🇳

Quang Nam, Vietnam

Delicious banh mi with liver pate, cucumbers, fresh basil, and a crispy fried egg

Cơm Niêu Sài Gòn

🇻🇳

Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

Tony's friend Mom Gow had passed away by the time he visited. "Even the colors seem more muted now. The atmosphere different."

Fuente Alemana

🇨🇱

Metropolitana, Chile

Translates to "The German Fountain," a 60-year old institution serving the "lomito" which is a pile of pork and avocado.

Café Caribe

🇨🇱

Metropolitana, Chile

Coffee con Piernes - beautiful women in tight outfits serve you coffee

El Hoyo

🇨🇱

Metropolitana, Chile

Known for their pork leg (pernil). A drink called the tornado has wine and frozen pineapple juice

La Vega Chica

🇨🇱

Metropolitana, Chile

Lunch counters and eateries across from the market. 

Sandwichería SIBARÍTICO

🇨🇱

De Valparaiso, Chile

Completo hot dog: a 12 inch hot dog covered with sauerkraut, tomatoes, guacamole, topped with mayo.

Don Vittorio

🇨🇱

De Valparaiso, Chile

Typical Chilean favorites: Abalone, razor clams with cheese, fried conger eel, a seafood stew called mariscal.

La Playa

🇨🇱

De Valparaiso, Chile

Tony and his guide had pisco sours.

Donde El Gordito

🇨🇱

De Los Lagos, Chile

The name translates to "Where's the little fat guy." Corvina, a local fish, is cooked in a creamy king crab salpicon

Half Moon

🇦🇺

Victoria, Australia

A chef Tony calls the pioneer that put Melbourne on the map as the food capital of Australia. Local snapper sashimi, lough oysters, yellowfin tuna with caramelized pork belly and watermelon, freshwater lobster.

Town Hall Kebab

🇦🇺

Victoria, Australia

Tony really loved the kebab he had here

Rumi Brunswick

🇦🇺

Victoria, Australia

Lebanese food. Lamb brains, softshell prawns. Tony's favorite thing he ate in Melbourne: barbecue quail and lamb ribs. He liked the quail so much he ordered a second plate.

Dainty Sichuan Hot Pot - CBD

🇦🇺

Victoria, Australia

"Wonderfully sadomasochistic play between pleasure and pain; between the scorching searing bite of the dried red Sichuan pepper and the cooling more floral relief of the Sichuan flower petal"

Royal Mail Hotel, Dunkeld

🇦🇺

Victoria, Australia

Sustainable restaurant using ingredients grown/raised on site. The chef trained at Mugaritz, a world-class restaurant in the Basques.

Imperial Hotel

🇦🇺

Victoria, Australia

Restauranteur Con Christopoulos owns this place across from the Parliament. They grilled shrimp and meats.

Chaps Pit Beef

🇺🇸

Maryland, United States

Grilled pit beef with tiger sauce (horseradish mayo) served on rye or a kaiser roll.

Mo's Seafood

🇺🇸

Maryland, United States

Garlic crab, oysters, and crab cakes. And a crazy blue drink named The Obama

The Roost

🇺🇸

Maryland, United States

Lake Trout = not from a lake and not a trout. It's a "trash fish" that is fried but tastes good. Sides of macaroni & cheese and greens. Also cheap

Polonia Restaurant

🇺🇸

Michigan, United States

Seasonal soups, housemade sausages, stuffed cabbage, potato dumplings, roast duck with applesauce, latkes stuffed with mushrooms

Al Ameer

🇺🇸

Michigan, United States

Lebanese food. Babaganoush, hummus, taboulleh, kibbe, fresh bread

Ulrich's 1868 Tavern

🇺🇸

New York, United States

local beer, local food, soup, buffalo wings of course!

Schwabl's

🇺🇸

New York, United States

No data

Pirate Cat Cafe (Closed)

🇺🇸

California, United States

Maple bacon latte. Also a radio station where Tony did an interview. Closed down now.

Tadich Grill

🇺🇸

California, United States

Martinis and cioppino. Also hangtown fry: oyster, eggs and bacon.

Zam Zam

🇺🇸

California, United States

Martinis

House of Prime Rib

🇺🇸

California, United States

Steakhouse heaven. And more martinis.

Tamales Mi Lupitas

🇺🇸

California, United States

Tony had chicharron, cabeza, and chorizo tacos.

Sushi Sebo (Closed)

🇺🇸

California, United States

Former site of Sushi Sebo, a sushi restaurant that shipped a majority of its fish from Japan, closed now

That's It

🇺🇸

California, United States

A liquor store you can eat at. They have tortas! Tony had the Cubano which is huge and filled with chorizo, hot dog, ham, egg, cheese, mayo, jalapeno, and avocado.

R & G Lounge

🇺🇸

California, United States

Salt & pepper crab

Incanto (Closed)

🇺🇸

California, United States

Former site of Incanto, Chris Cosentino's restaurant

Red's Java House

🇺🇸

California, United States

Double cheeseburger, chili cheese fries, and a beer

Moo Sa-Tae Nai Aood

🇹🇭

Chachoengsao, Thailand

Food stand serving ginger and pork sausage

Likhit Kai Yang

🇹🇭

Bangkok, Thailand

Tony ate isan style chicken and green papaya salad, which he described as so hot, "I think my pubes just caught on fire."

The Old Saloon

🇺🇸

Montana, United States

Tony had beers here

Pinky's Cafe

🇺🇸

Montana, United States

Pasty. Meat and potatoes in a dough and covered in gravy.

2nd Street Bistro

🇺🇸

Montana, United States

Best chef in Montana, according to Tony. Buffalo, elk, and chicken gallantine, pork rilette. Braised whitefish stuffed with lightly smoked trout with a white butter sauce. Lavender rack of lamb with potatoes. Shortribs with morels. All local ingredients

Agriturismo Predas Rujas

🇮🇹

Nuoro, Italy

No data

Zia Forica

🇮🇹

Sassari, Italy

Octopus, anchovy, cordula, fava beans, snails

Château Richeux

🇫🇷

Ille-et-Vilaine, France

Chef Olivier Roellinger's restaurant

Grain de Vanille

🇫🇷

Ille-et-Vilaine, France

Chef Olivier Roellinger's bakery specializing with salted butter caramels, and sand cookies

Le Ty Billig

🇫🇷

Ille-et-Vilaine, France

Ham, egg, and cheese crepes

Chez Jacky

🇫🇷

Finistère, France

Tony finally got his huge seafood tower!

Minetta Tavern

🇺🇸

New York, United States

In this episode about food obsessions, Tony met with Josh Ozersky (who died in 2015) to try the La Frieda black label burger. Ozersky was obsessed with beef.

Botanical Hotel

🇦🇺

Victoria, Australia

Paul Wilson, head chef at the time of this shooting, cooked wagyu beef on a grill

Sullivan Street Bakery and Pizza

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Jim Lahey, owner and baker. Obsessed with dough/bread. The restaurant on the show, called "Co." (short for Company) closed, but he is still making pizza at Sullivan Street Bakery's Chelsea location.

Txikito

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Tony ate here with Steve Plotniki who is a food writer, who says this restaurant is like San Sebastian, Spain, but in NYC.

Kampuchea Restaurant

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Crispy pork belly, tamarind baby back ribs

Esca

🇺🇸

New York, United States

"The man knows fish," Tony says of the chef.

Bar du Marché

🇫🇷

Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France

At 8 am, the men gather and eat charcuterie, bread, and cheese and drink red wine

La Galline

🇫🇷

Var, France

Melon and prosciutto

The Little Duke

🇫🇷

Bouches-du-Rhône, France

Tony tried making pastries here

Mercado de Mariscos

🇵🇦

Panama, Panama

Tony had extremely fresh ceviche at this fish market

Kwang Chow Chinese Dive

🇵🇦

Panama, Panama

Old school Cantonese Panamanian food. Roast duck, wontons.Westernized Chinese food.

Sorolo

🇵🇦

Panama, Panama

Local seafood known for their fresh marinated fish, fried. And soup.

Rumeli Kale Cafe & Restaurant

🇹🇷

Istanbul, Turkey

Turkish tea, fried cheese, olives, assorted breads

Çiçek Pasajı

🇹🇷

Istanbul, Turkey

Outdoor eating area with traditional foods served like tapas.

Sur Ocakbaşı

🇹🇷

Istanbul, Turkey

The speciality is devian. The lamb is specially raised as free-range in highlands in the east.

Pivovar U Medvídků

🇨🇿

Praha, Czech Republic

Traditional Czech restaurant

Pivovarský klub

🇨🇿

Praha, Czech Republic

Beer from regional producers,

Kavárna V Sedmém Nebi

🇨🇿

Praha, Czech Republic

Tony had some beers here

Café Savoy

🇨🇿

Praha, Czech Republic

Tony met a guide here that promised to take him to eat some pho.

Pho Quynh Anh

🇨🇿

Praha, Czech Republic

After lots of delays where the crew could not secure permission to film, they finally got to eat at this Vietnamese restaurant in Little Hanoi.

Wenceslas Square

🇨🇿

Praha, Czech Republic

Tony's continuous search for "meat in tube form" leads him to this sausage stand. It's a fast food place, so his chef friend is surprised how much he likes it.

Hudson River

🇺🇸

New York, United States

They ate hot dogs from Dick's Dogs hot dog boat as they sailed down the river. Then they ate crabs they caught in the river.

Quaker Creek Store

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Polish traditional foods. Pierogi, Kielbasa

Rondout Bay Cafe & Marina

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Working man's bar on the marina.

X2O Xaviars on the Hudson

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Tony ate lunch with Bill Murray here

El Pobre Diablo Park

🇪🇨

Pichincha, Ecuador

No data

Esquina de la Ronda (Closed)

🇪🇨

Pichincha, Ecuador

This restaurant no longer exists, but it was a traditional Ecuadorian restaurant

Picateria el Hueco

🇪🇨

Pichincha, Ecuador

Tony tries cuy, which is a local specialty made from roasted guinea pig

Pelicano Restaurante.

🇪🇨

Manabi, Ecuador

Tony had fresh seafood on the beach

Market

🇪🇨

Manabi, Ecuador

Tony had black clams, a regional specialty. It was made into a ceviche with shrimp, red onion, cilantro, tomato, and roasted corn. Sprinkled with fried banana chips

Restaurante La Calderada

🇪🇨

Azuay, Ecuador

No data

La Guatita

🇪🇨

Guayas, Ecuador

Tony ate tripe soup. His guide had a fish stew with plantains (casuela).

El Pez Volador

🇪🇨

Guayas, Ecuador

Encebollado, a yellowfin tuna specialty of the region, a fish stew. Tony describes the place as, "A simple food stall in a nondescript corner in Downtown Guayaquil."

Fulton Fish Market

🇺🇸

New York, United States

These seafood guys made lobster in the warehouse

Chez Pépin

🇫🇷

Charente, France

Jacques does a demo making an omelet.

Scarpetta

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Scott Conant demonstrates how to make red sauce and pasta

The French Laundry

🇺🇸

California, United States

Thomas Keller demonstrates how to perfectly roast a chicken

Js Oyster

🇺🇸

Maine, United States

Oysters and beer.

Street & Co

🇺🇸

Maine, United States

Seafood restaurant

Primo Restaurant

🇺🇸

Maine, United States

Sustainable, seasonal local and made from scratch meals.

Fox Pub

🇨🇳

Heilongjiang, China

Tony's handler is from Belfast, and owns this pub

Zhangfei Braised Pork

🇨🇳

Heilongjiang, China

Pork centric belly warming foods to warm you up. And beer

Zhaoji Laopu

🇨🇳

Liaoning, China

Manchu style dinner - imperial cuisine of the Qing Dynasty

Donghe Barbecue Yabuli Branch

🇨🇳

Heilongjiang, China

Tony had grilled meats on a stick from a mobile food stand

Dasong Dumplings

🇨🇳

Heilongjiang, China

This place is a 24-hour restaurant known for their dumplings

Around the World

🇨🇳

Heilongjiang, China

Classic Russian restaurant. With vodka.

Shazhutian

🇨🇳

Heilongjiang, China

Large bustling restaurant hall serving all kinds of pork preparations

Hanoi Food Stand

🇻🇳

Ha Noi, Vietnam

"The dish I crave above all others," Tony says of pho. This episode was a clip show showing "food porn" examples.

Bar Boulud

🇺🇸

New York, United States

"Food for the gods" with boudin noir, "one of the very best things on earth"

Salumeria Rosi

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Cured meats. Tony's go-to salumeria in NYC

Sushi Yasuda

🇺🇸

New York, United States

"Sushi is first about the rice." Chef Yasuda had been doing it for 32 years at the filming of this episode.

Porter House Bar and Grill

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Steaks! Tony had the cowboy ribeye.

The Campbell

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Tony had a Manhattan, Negroni, and a Sidecar made by bartender Dale

The Rub BBQ (Closed)

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Former site of "The Rub BBQ" where Tony had brisket

Jacques Torres

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Tony ate chocolate

DBGB (Closed)

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Former site of Boulud's fresh sausage place, DBGB

Marea

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Italian gastronomy by Chef Michael White

Petrossian Boutique & Cafe

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Tony had champagne and caviar

Happy Island

,

A man-made island made of conch shells with a bar and cocktails

Sun Beach & Eat Seckie & Vanessa

🇻🇨

Grenadines, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Ingredients grown in garden or locally, and cocktails

Tante Pearls Resturant

🇻🇨

Grenadines, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Tony was hungover from eating manicou stew (opossum stew) on the beach and drinking strong rum. He ate here the next morning: Caribbean Conch Curry, Souse soup

Bully's Bar (Closed)

🇻🇨

Saint George, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

There is (was?) a bar in this area called Bully's Bar, can't find it on the map anymore. A local bar, people told Tony it was in a "bad part of town" but he went anyway and said everyone was lovely

Kihachi (Closed)

🇺🇸

Ohio, United States

Former site of Kihachi, a Japanese restaurant by retired chef Mike Kimura.

Clever Crows Pizza

🇺🇸

Ohio, United States

Creative pizzas with housemade sausage

Perla's

🇺🇸

Texas, United States

Seafood spot with 20 different kinds of oysters

Gourdough's Big. Fat. Donuts.

🇺🇸

Texas, United States

Donut truck. Fried chicken donuts, Jalapeno donuts, all kinds of weird topping donuts

Odd Duck

🇺🇸

Texas, United States

Farm to table food truck. Grilled quail, brussel sprouts, pork belly

East Side King

🇺🇸

Texas, United States

"Japanese drunk food fusion" is how Tony described this food truck.

Mizuna

🇺🇸

Colorado, United States

Tony had a medley of foie gras prepared many different ways. Chef Bonanno was trained at the French Laundry.

Biker Jim's Gourmet Dogs

🇺🇸

Colorado, United States

Street cart serving different sausages and hot dogs

Bacchus - A Bartolotta Restaurant

🇺🇸

Wisconsin, United States

Wisconsin beer cheese soup; crispy egg mollet with curry potato salad, crème fraiche, and caviar; foie gras french toast, bone marrow

Piccolo (Closed)

🇺🇸

Minnesota, United States

Former site of Piccolo restaurant, closed in 2017

World Trade Center

🇱🇷

Montserrado, Liberia

Grilled meats. Tony and the Bishop visited after the church service

STEEL HOUSE

🇮🇳

Kerala, India

Tony ate at a street food stand outside this building. Fish, quail, lentils.

Toddy Shop

🇮🇳

Kerala, India

Toddy is an alcoholic drink, but Tony was not a fan. He was a fan of the food served here. Known for their fish head curry. He also tried steamed pearl spot fish curry (local fish), and crab masala.

Ravi Restaurant

🇦🇪

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Pakistani restaurant with Punjabi food and naan

Bu Qtair Restaurant مطعم بوقطير‎

🇦🇪

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Choose your own fish and shrimp. Catch of the day is served with a spicy rub and coconut curry sauce

Verre (Closed)

🇦🇪

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Formerly Verre, by Gordon Ramsay (closed)

Cafe' De Paris

🇮🇹

Roma, Italy

Seasonal restaurant; Tony had a dish that had fresh artichokes, fava, peas, and pancetta. Also a baby lamb dish, a salad with roman chicory and anchovy.

Trattoria Il Timoniere Roma

🇮🇹

Roma, Italy

Tony ate carbonara and amatriciana

Hotel Majestic

🇮🇹

Roma, Italy

Tony ate at the Sicilian restaurant in the hotel. Caponata, bucatini with sardines. Fish, potatoes, fava, pistachio, tomato.

Trattoria A Casa Di Rita

🇮🇹

Roma, Italy

Tony and his wife Ottavia ate here with one of the cameraman. Antipasti; tagliolini with garlic, chiles, and pork ragout; oxtail; tripe.

Le Chef

🇱🇧

Beirut, Lebanon

Tony went back to Le Chef, where he ate on his last visit (when Beirut was bombed). They had hummus with pine nuts and ground beef, eggplant with tomatoes, chickpeas, and onions.  Fun story he told on this episode: The airport got bombed so after he finally got home taking a ship back to NYC, his girlfriend Ottavia met him when the boat docked and they conceived their daughter. 

Tawlet

🇱🇧

Beirut, Lebanon

A rotating cast of cooks provide regional foods from the artisanal market. Labneh, Armenian meat pie, artichoke and fava bean salad, fuul.

Onno Bistro - Bourj Hammoud

🇱🇧

Mount Lebanon, Lebanon

Tony ate Kibbeh, phyllo, Armenian cheese, spicy potatoes, meat & cheese filled pastries, hummus, stuffed grape leaves

Frank Würst Fine Hotdog

🇱🇧

Beirut, Lebanon

They had drunken BBQ and chili dogs.

Falafel M. Sahyoun

🇱🇧

Beirut, Lebanon

Two falafel shops owned by brothers who do not speak to each other, right next door to each other.

Falafel M Sayhoun Original Shop

🇱🇧

Beirut, Lebanon

Two falafel shops owned by brothers who do not speak to each other, right next door to each other.

Massaya Winery

🇱🇧

Beqaa, Lebanon

Anise seed liquor, red and white table wines. Food at the restaurant changes seasonally. Tony ate potato salad with parsley, olive oil, and nuts; Lebanese spaghetti (served with yogurt); cabbage salad; grilled eggplant, tomato, and haloumi, sheep's milk cheese, labneh.

La Tete Dans les Olives

🇫🇷

Paris, France

Tony had lunch with Eric Ripert and 2 Parisian chefs

Les Cocottes

🇫🇷

Paris, France

Casual, friendly Parisian cuisine

Frenchie

🇫🇷

Paris, France

One menu, prix fixe, the chef is the only one who cooks. The chef trained at Gramercy Tavern in NYC

Le Jeu de Quilles (closed)

🇫🇷

Paris, France

Tony had breakfast here with Eric Ripert

Le Papillon

🇫🇷

Paris, France

Tony, Eric Ripert, and Joel Robouchon ate oysters at this cafe

Le Châteaubriand

🇫🇷

Paris, France

A single prix fixe menu every day

L’Avant Comptoir de la Terre

🇫🇷

Paris, France

Tony stopped by this small bar next to the restaurant and had small plates

Le comptoir

🇫🇷

Paris, France

Amuse bouche of foie gras; Crab with flying fish eggs and spring vegetables in a foie gras gelee; Blood sausage ravioli (one the best things Tony had all year); Roasted veal with sauteed chanterelles with an almond rhubarb jus; cheese platter. They do a bistro menu during the day with the best ouef mayonnaise (deviled eggs) on earth.

L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon

🇫🇷

Paris, France

Tony ate here with Joel supervising the meal. Gazpacho; sole meuniere; Robuchon mashed potatoes

Restaurante Casa Salvador

🇪🇸

Madrid, Spain

Spanish style restaurant, food like what Spaniards eat at home. Braised oxtail is the specialty

San Mamés

🇪🇸

Madrid, Spain

Famous for the Madrid Callos (tripe)

DiverXO

🇪🇸

Madrid, Spain

Spanish seafood with Chinese influence

La Gabinoteca

🇪🇸

Madrid, Spain

Modern tapas. Foie gras with a sweet crispy pineapple topping; homemade veal sausage topped with housemade ketchup, cheese sauce, and crispy fried onions; gabas al ajillo (shrimp pounded thin and served with roe); chicken wings marinated in lime, honey, soy

El Bohío

🇪🇸

Toledo, Spain

Castillian food. Diego and Pepe (brothers) run this restaurant. modern twists on traditional dishes using hyper-local ingredients

El Aljibe

🇨🇺

La Habana, Cuba

Specialty is roast chicken in orange sauce with rice and black beans

Paladar Los Amigos

🇨🇺

Sancti Spíritus, Cuba

Small restaurant. Tony had Masa de cerdo (pork) and pork cutlet served with yucca, rice, and beans

El Templete

🇨🇺

La Habana, Cuba

Basque chef from Spain. Marmitako (seafood stew)

The 8 Restaurant (Grand Lisboa)

🇨🇳

Guangdong, China

Michelin starred dim sum restaurant. Roasted chicken with honey lime sauce; dumplings in the shape of goldfish; Roasted pork belly; fish ball soup; crab claw steamed, served with ginger, white wine, egg white

Macau Military Club Restaurant

🇨🇳

Guangdong, China

Tony had a gin & tonic with a priest

Apomac

🇨🇳

Guangdong, China

Specialize in Macanese food.

Fernando's Restaurant

,

Portuguese Restaurant serving grilled chorizo; clams with garlic, white wine, cilantro, malagueta peppers; grilled sardines; suckling pig

Leiteria I Son

🇨🇳

Guangdong, China

Chinese dish called Steamed Milk Pudding

Tai Lei Loi Kei

🇲🇴

Macau, Macau

Pork chop bun, a Macanese specialty. It's a pork chop on a fluffy bun.

Pizzeria Pellone

🇮🇹

Napoli, Italy

Margherita pizza

Pappacarbone

🇮🇹

Salerno, Italy

Rocco made lunch for Tony at his restaurant. A dish with 2 types of clams and pasta; octopus in a red sauce

Al Convento

🇮🇹

Salerno, Italy

A convent converted into a restaurant, only ingredients that are fresh and currently in season are served

Torrisi

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Making Italian recipes from local NY ingredients

El Bulli (Closed)

🇪🇸

Girona, Spain

El Bulli was once located here, closed in 2011. The famous restaurant of the Adria brothers. Jose Andres (who trained at El Bulli) met up with Tony to eat there.

Tickets

🇪🇸

Barcelona, Spain

La vida tapa. Albert Adria is the chef. "Whimsical, theatrical; a carnival fairway-like feeling to its dining room," says Tony

Pappy & Harriet's

🇺🇸

California, United States

Tony met up with Queens of the Stone Age band member Josh Homme. They serve BBQ. Josh had the rib eye and Tony had the ribs

Lord Fletcher's Restaurant

🇺🇸

California, United States

Tony and Josh from Queens of the Stone Age had Yorkshire Pudding with creamed spinach. This restaurant has been around since 1966

Restoran "Balaklava"

🇷🇺

Crimea, Russia

Tony called this restaurant Tatchaninmis. Tony and Zamir drank several bottles of vodka and ate seafood here.

Le Borsch (Closed)

🇺🇦

Kiev, Ukraine

Tony and Zamir went to a restaurant on this street called Le Borsch. It is closed now,  the place had 5 kinds of Borscht and Tony had the green borscht.

Kyivska perepichka

🇺🇦

Kiev, Ukraine

Tony got his "meat in tube form" from this place, which deep fries the dough with the meat inside. "It's like a hot dog donut," Tony said.

McFoxy

🇺🇦

Kiev, Ukraine

Fast food that looks very similar to McDonalds except with items called Foxy Balls and Foxy Burger. They got Foxy Nuggets, Foxy Balls, Foxy Fries, and a Chicken bacon sandwich with an "assertive mustard sauce," Tony described.

Abu Shahab City Restaurant

🇮🇶

Arbil, Iraq

Tony ate with soldiers from the US Army who were stationed there. Tony had kebab.

Ogden Museum of Southern Art

🇺🇸

Louisiana, United States

Miss Linda's Yakamein food truck is parked here sometimes. Tony ate this concoction of noodles, beef, egg, and scallions from her truck.

Willie Mae's Scotch House

🇺🇸

Louisiana, United States

Red beans & rice, and the famous fried chicken

Glenda's Creole Kitchen Restaurant

🇺🇸

Louisiana, United States

Popular local spot serving Cajun foods. Crab & shrimp with okra, stuffed turkey wings, catfish.

DBC Bar & Grill

🇺🇸

Louisiana, United States

On his way to the airport, Tony stopped here for a "house special" which includes jungle juice, island citrus, 190 proof vodka and rum.

Nor Joe Import Company

🇺🇸

Louisiana, United States

Tony also stopped here on the way to the airport to pick up a muffuletta sandwich.

Barney Greengrass

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Tony had a platter delivered with Nova Scotia salmon, whitefish salad, smoked sturgeon, capers, and assorted fixings.

El Quinto Pino

🇺🇸

New York, United States

A tiny restaurant specializing in Catalonian food. He ate with the chefs, including: escudella (a boiled dish made during the holidays with beef shank, poultry, turnips, carrots, chickpeas, pig ear, blood sausage, cornbread, cabbage, meatballs called pelota), as well as a brothy soup with galettes with shell pasta, and a canalon (leftover meat from escudella cooked into a new dish with pasta and cheese)

Blaue Gans (Closed)

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Former site of Blaue Gans, an Austrian restaurant that closed in 2018.

The Spotted Pig

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Chef April Broomfield met with Tony at her house (not at this location) to cook a proper English holiday meal. They cooked a duck and some savory pie with veal shank, pig trotter, garlic, chanterelle mushrooms, swiss chard.

Avenue Maïs Gaté

🇭🇹

Ouest, Haiti

This area on the edge of Port-au-Prince has a market with a lot of street food available. Laloo (a leafy green veggie with bits of crab, okra, and peppers), rice & beans, pork & chicken in Creole sauce with picklese (a spicy slaw).

Assiette Creole

🇭🇹

Ouest, Haiti

In the relatively affluent area of Haiti, which was less damaged by the earthquake, Tony ate Creole food with some locals. 

Krong Kampot

🇰🇭

Kampot, Cambodia

Somewhere between Angkor Wat and this port city, Tony stopped at a roadside restaurant which served freshly made spring rolls and noodles. 

Ta Eou Restaurant

🇰🇭

Kampot, Cambodia

Tony had lunch with Mu Sochua, an ethnic Cambodian-Chinese member of Parliament.

Oudongk

🇰🇭

Kampong Spoe, Cambodia

Tony ate noodles for breakfast at a roadside stand in this town. He then took a lorry (a makeshift traincar made of stacked wood) and stopped at the Soys, a family on a rice farm living in a traditional stilt house. They cooked him chicken with shredded banana flowers, leben, and coriander. Sour beef stew with lemongrass, turmeric, fermented fish, and kantrop leaves. Sticky rice cooked in bamboo, and a dessert made from palm sugar.

Special Happy Pizza

🇰🇭

Phnum Penh, Cambodia

Tony had a "happy pizza" which included "powerful herbs"

Phnom Penh Night Market

🇰🇭

Phnum Penh, Cambodia

Tony had another bowl of noodle soup here

Managua

🇳🇮

Managua, Nicaragua

After their shoot was canceled when authorities did not want them filming street racing, Tony and his driver and friends went to a hamburger stand on the street for burgers and hot dogs.

Terminal de Autobuses Mercado Roberto Huembes

🇳🇮

Managua, Nicaragua

Market, depot, and food court. Tony and his friend Hector ate a platter of beef & onions with rice

Vaho tradicional

🇳🇮

Managua, Nicaragua

Cassava and plantain cooked slowly in banana leaves with marinated beef with garlic, onions, tomato, and bitter orange, layered with green onions and red peppers.

Flor De Pino

🇳🇮

Managua, Nicaragua

Run by a woman who has cooked for nearly every important political figure. No longer open to the public. Some dishes include: Carne de Monte (iguana) and bull nuts.

Leche agria El Ganadero

🇳🇮

Managua, Nicaragua

Tony called this place El Vaquero. A soured milk yogurt drink is supposed to be a hangover cure. Nacatamales is corn masa inside plantain leaves filled with pork, tomato, and herbs. Tony said it was the best meal he ate so far in the trip.

Weingut & Heuriger Zahel

🇦🇹

Wien, Austria

A restaurant with a vineyard attached. Blood sausage, head cheese, bread with schmaltz and onion. Goose liver and onions. Pheasant breast wrapped in speck (proscuitto) and dumplings.

Gut Purbach

🇦🇹

Burgenland, Austria

In the wine country, the chef raises his own sheep to serve at the restaurant

Schönbrunn Palace

🇦🇹

Wien, Austria

Tony went to the Kris Kringle market in front of the palace. He had a spezialpunsch and goulash from a stand called Wiener Spiralkartoffel

Café Sacher Wien

🇦🇹

Wien, Austria

"Sachertorte, a staple for the Viennese coffee and pastry culture."

Gastwirtschaft Wratschko

🇦🇹

Wien, Austria

Traditional Austrian food. Meatballs with gravy and potatoes; tafelspitz (Austrian version of pot au feu with boiled beef shoulder); pan roasted goose breast with quince and red cabbage; beuschel mit serviettenknoedel (cream stew of veal hearts, lungs, liver, and dumplings.

Riesen-Hot-Dog Bratwürstel

🇦🇹

Wien, Austria

In search for a cheese-filled sausage (kasekreiner), Tony and friends stopped at this hot dog stand

Rumors Cocktail Lounge

🇺🇸

Missouri, United States

Arm wrestling tournament. Hunting gear is appropriate wear for this bar.

Fred & Red's

🇺🇸

Missouri, United States

Tony tried the legendary Spaghetti Red., a plate of spaghetti with pickles, onions, and parmesan.

Belle Isle Seafood

🇺🇸

Massachusetts, United States

Clam chowder, fried clams, fried shrimp, lobster, onion rings, fried haddock, etc. Lobster rolls.

Michael's Deli

🇺🇸

Massachusetts, United States

Tony tries the Howie Carr, named after the radio station host. It is a huge sandwich with corned beef and beef brisket. And pastrami knishes.

Galley Diner

🇺🇸

Massachusetts, United States

Corned beef hash.with runny eggs and potatoes. HUGE omelets

Eire Pub

🇺🇸

Massachusetts, United States

They had Guinness and beef barley soup

Rondo's Submarine Sandwiches

🇺🇸

Massachusetts, United States

For a big fat greasy sandwich, "a temple of big sandwich arts" which Tony also describes as "happiness"

O Senhor Ramos (Closed)

🇺🇸

Massachusetts, United States

This used to be the location of O Senhor Ramos, a Portuguese restaurant. Now closed.

Murphys Law

🇺🇸

Massachusetts, United States

Tony had drinks here and played darts

L Street Tavern

🇺🇸

Massachusetts, United States

They had beer and complimentary beef stew

Quencher Tavern

🇺🇸

Massachusetts, United States

A tiny bar where Tony had more drinks and did shots

Aji No Karyu

🇯🇵

Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan

Tony had a very untraditional miso ramen that included butter and corn.

Wakakoma Restaurant

🇯🇵

Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan

Tony craved sea urchin and salmon roe.

Yakitori Torimatsu

🇯🇵

Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan

The master Akihiro Matsuosa grills meats 

Rakuichi Soba

🇯🇵

Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan

The chef, Master Tatsui Rai, makes the noodles by hand.

Copacabana

🇲🇿

Nampula, Mozambique

Tony had piri piri chicken here. It is a spicy grilled chicken basted with piri piri chili sauce (piri piri peppers, lime, peanut oil, minced garlic, tomato).

Joe's Kansas City Bar-B-Que

🇺🇸

Kansas, United States

Tony ate here with Zamir and a food blogger. The blogger says this is the best place to get BBQ in the city. It was called Oklahoma Joe's when they attended. Tony loves the ribs and burnt ends.

Jack Stack Barbecue | Freight House

🇺🇸

Missouri, United States

Zamir and Tony ordered bourbon, short ribs, lamb ribs, spare ribs.

LC's Bar-B-Q

🇺🇸

Missouri, United States

No data

Woodyard Bar-B-Que

🇺🇸

Kansas, United States

Tony had BBQ here with The Black Keys

B.B.'s Lawnside BBQ

🇺🇸

Missouri, United States

BBQ catfish, burnt ends

Savoy Grill (Closed)

🇺🇸

Missouri, United States

This used to be the Savoy Grill, but it closed now. Tony and Zamir had a meal here, in a place that used to feed both mobsters and politicians

Rosedale Bar-B-Q

🇺🇸

Kansas, United States

Zamir ordered chicken and ribs (the platter is called The Flying Pig) and Tony had the brisket sandwich 

Cigar Box

🇺🇸

Missouri, United States

Zamir and Tony had a night cap here with some bourbon.

Town Topic Hamburgers Baltimore

🇺🇸

Missouri, United States

Drunk late night burgers.

Batelina

🇭🇷

Istarska, Croatia

Tony ate at the MasterChef Croatia winner's restaurant, which serves seafood that are usually seen as "trash fish" and fishermen would cook with it

Boskinac

🇭🇷

Licko-senjska, Croatia

One of the best restaurants in the country. They had octopus stewed in white wine and tomatoes. Slow cooked lamb with hand rolled pasta

Ramiro

🇵🇹

Lisboa, Portugal

A local favorite. Modernizing traditional Portuguese food. They started with seafood: Barnacles, shrimp, crab, clams, they ended with the steak sandwich.

Tasca do Chico

🇵🇹

Lisboa, Portugal

Tony met with a writer and a Fado singer in this bar to discuss the revolutionary period of the country

Sol e Pesca

🇵🇹

Lisboa, Portugal

Tony met with a local band to try food from this fishing store turned restaurant that serves canned seafood from the area.

A Ginjinha

🇵🇹

Lisboa, Portugal

A liqueur made from morello cherries, ginjinha has been sold from this spot for 70 years

Cantinho do Avillez

🇵🇹

Lisboa, Portugal

Tony had lunch here with a famous Portuguese musician. They sampled peixihos da horta (tempura green beans), morcela (blood sausage), pig trotters with cilantro, a golden egg dish with cepes (mushroom) and cheese, and a hazelnut dessert.

Bistro 100 Maneiras

🇵🇹

Lisboa, Portugal

Modern take on traditional Portuguese dishes. They tried deep-fried codfish tripe; game pie with truffles, rabbit, and São Jorge cheese; horse heart and other offal; and cabrito (milk-fed young goat) served on rice mixed with the goat liver and tongue, mushroom, onion, and chicken.

Alma

🇵🇹

Lisboa, Portugal

After shopping at the fish market, Chef Henrique Sa Pessoa makes Tony a meal. Mackerel, pork with sweet potato purée served over bok choy, a semi-salted cod called Bacalhau with chickpea purée.

O Trevo

🇵🇹

Lisboa, Portugal

Tony had beer and bifana, a sandwich with thin slices of marinated pork, with mustard and chili oil.

Ivan Ramen (Closed)

🇯🇵

Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

Former site of Ivan Ramen, a restaurant that has since closed. The owner opened a spot in New York by the same name.

Unagi Hosakaya

🇯🇵

Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

Tony and Chef Ivan ate this restaurant that serves grilled eel.

HACHI

🇯🇵

Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

Chef Rene Redzepi met with Tony to eat here. Spinach with codfish sperm.

Lawson Ningyocho Station Shop

🇯🇵

Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

I am not sure if this is the exact location where David Chang introduced Tony to this convenience store, which he later wrote about several times in his future visits to Japan. It is a chain of stores, and both David and Tony loved the egg salad sandwich and the chicken nuggets here.

Hosho Sushi

🇯🇵

Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan

Tony attended a meet and greet here for Cook it Raw elite chefs like Rene Redzepi, Albert Adria, Claude Bosi, etc.

Yakitori Ton Ton

🇯🇵

Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

Tony met up with David Chang again after the Cook it Raw competition and had yakitori.

Lappi Ravintola

🇫🇮

Uusimaa, Finland

No data

Cafe & Pub Päämaja

🇫🇮

Uusimaa, Finland

Tony had a pork stew and listened to folk music

Spårakoff Tram Tour

🇫🇮

Uusimaa, Finland

"The only tram in the world licensed to sell booze." Tony drank a beer on one.

Kafe Moskova

🇫🇮

Uusimaa, Finland

The owner called it a Soviet bar. They ate blood sausage that someone brought, and drank vodka.

Jaskan grilli

🇫🇮

Uusimaa, Finland

Drunken late night munchies brought Tony and his host to this sausage stand.

Mision 19

🇲🇽

Baja California, Mexico

High end Mexican regional cuisine. Very old recipes, reinvented.

Dandy del Sur Cantina

🇲🇽

Baja California, Mexico

Tony had a drink with a guy named Tony who is a nightlife promoter.

La Mezcalera

🇲🇽

Baja California, Mexico

Tony said he felt old here but liked tasting the mezcal

Las Ahumaderas

🇲🇽

Baja California, Mexico

Tony had tacos here

Terraza Vallarta

🇲🇽

Baja California, Mexico

They had micheladas and seafood. "Pescado empapelado (grilled and seasoned red snapper heaped with vegetables). Brochettes of bacon wrapped shrimp stuffed with crabmeat."

TACOS LILY

🇲🇽

Baja California, Mexico

Tony had Baja fish tacos; there is a condiment bar with different kinds of salsas, crema, guacamole, and other toppings

La Guerrerense

🇲🇽

Baja California, Mexico

World famous tostada food cart. Fresh scallop with purple onion; Salt cod with onion, olives, tomato, chiles, abuelita sauce; octopus with red snapper ceviche, and avocado

Corazon de Tierra

🇲🇽

Baja California, Mexico

100% Baja cuisine - local ingredients. Roasted tuna belly with daikon and kohlarbi, nasturtium; leg of lamb braised in black bean with swiss chard, carrot, radish, and turnip.

The Jetty Food Court

🇲🇾

Penang, Malaysia

Tony called this place CF Market. They had Pork Mee: Hokkien Chinese noodles, Penang style; Balitlong (sea snails)

Pasar Air Itam Laksa

🇲🇾

Penang, Malaysia

Tony always had a bowl of laksa when he visited Malaysia. This dish has rice noodles, herbs, red onion, fish broth, chili

Muthu Restaurant

🇲🇾

Penang, Malaysia

Banana leaf curry. Steamed rice with a variety of curry dishes and side dishes placed on banana leaf.

Restoran Nasi Kandar Line Clear

🇲🇾

Penang, Malaysia

"Lots of people, lots of food, lots of cats." A 24 hour food stand. The plate they got had fried chicken, fish roe, beef, shrimp, squid, veggies, sauces, rice.

Barley Swine

🇺🇸

Texas, United States

Local chef making "small, meticulously prepared plates, meant to be shared." Parmesan beer fritters; chilled soup of asparagus and shallots; pickled oyster mushrooms; soft scrambled eggs with grilled broccoli, goat feta, and pine nuts; shrimp with fried heads served over garlic rice; foie gras grilled and served with macerated strawberries; goat neck with carrot and artichoke; chicken fried egg with sweetbreads; brisket; grilled chicken breast

Franklin Barbecue

🇺🇸

Texas, United States

A very long line for this brisket/ribs/sausage spot. 

El Taco Rico (closed)

🇺🇸

Texas, United States

Former site of food stand called El Taco Rico, the best tacos in the area 

Quality Seafood Market

🇺🇸

Texas, United States

Tony had a huge fish taco, oysters, crack pie, and beer.

El Azteca (closed)

🇺🇸

Texas, United States

Genuine Tejano cuisine. Chicken mole; cabrita (goat), served with rice and beans

Texas Chili Parlor

🇺🇸

Texas, United States

Bar and hangover food. The chili is the specialty.

The Restaurant at Lord Dudley

🇦🇺

New South Wales, Australia

"You can drink in the street in this country, like a civilized human being" Tony said to open this episode. 

Porteño

🇦🇺

New South Wales, Australia

Argentinian grilled meats. Upstairs is the Gardel's Bar where Tony watched some hipster band.

Harry's Cafe de Wheels - Woolloomooloo

🇦🇺

New South Wales, Australia

Tony had a curried tiger and a ginger beer. It is a curry beef pie topped with "a heaping scoop of mashed potatoes, a volcano crater full of mushy peas, and an eruption of brown gravy.

Chiswick Woollahra

🇦🇺

New South Wales, Australia

Casual restaurant using local ingredients and growing herbs and veggies on site. "A woodburning oven is central to the rustic menu: flatbreads, slow roasted lamb, and grass fed beef."

Golden Century Seafood Restaurant

🇦🇺

New South Wales, Australia

A restaurant many chefs meet at for after shift meals. Mud crab with ginger and shallots, batter fried lobster with Sichuan peppercorns.

Il Calice Wine Bar and Food Bologna

🇮🇹

Bologna, Italy

Tony shared a Negroni and some thin sliced mortadella with fresh bread with Chef Michael White

Trattoria Fita

🇮🇹

Bologna, Italy

Tony and Michael had housemade proscuitto, ficattola (fried bread), a local cheese, tortelli, gnocchi, and steak

San Domenico

🇮🇹

Bologna, Italy

Michelin starred restaurant. Seared tuna with borlotti bean puree; turbot confit with fresh asparagus; clams; spaghetti di gragnano with mussels, calamari, sea urchin, bottarga, shrimp; gnocchi with lardo, fresh fava beans, black truffle. Tableside prepared roast duck.

Relais des Grands Crus (Closed)

🇫🇷

Cote d'Or, France

Truck stop restaurant with great food.

Le Rendez Vous

🇫🇷

Yonne, France

Ludo's mentor is chef at this restaurant. Tony and Ludo ate, escargot, Beef bourguignon, cheese

Noyers

🇫🇷

Yonne, France

Tony visited a farm where he fed a baby lamb by bottle.

Maison Paillot

🇫🇷

Yonne, France

Tony and Ludo picked a lamb and chefs cooked it for them here and served it to them on the sidewalk table.

L'Espérance (Closed)

🇫🇷

Yonne, France

Former site of restaurant L'Espérance

Bar e Restaurante Urca

🇧🇷

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

This bar serves Fried Sardines, seafood soup, and Pasteles

Barraca Nordestina

🇧🇷

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Tony had lunch at a place called Barraca Nordestina. This is in the wrong location though. He was in the Rochinha favela when he ate  chicken feet, black eyed peas, and veggies.

Uruguay Tent

🇧🇷

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Tony drank beer and caipirinhas and ate a grilled pork chimichurri sandwich on the Ipanema beach while his wife is training for a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competition

Adega Cesari

🇧🇷

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Meat, meat, and more meat. Tony and Ottavia ate at this churrascaria.

Galeto Sat's

🇧🇷

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Tony had barbecued galeto (baby chicken), which is popular for this dish. Tony had this with potato chips, broccoli rice, and farofa.

Armazém São Thiago

🇧🇷

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Known to locals as Bar do Gomes, this bar is located in what Tony calls the "most magical neighborhood" in Rio.

Mesón de Bari

🇩🇴

Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic

Tony had empanadas and longaniza with Dominican Republic

Boca Chica Beach

🇩🇴

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Tony had Pescado Frito at D'Wendy Sabor, one of the food stands on the beach

Lechonera El Monumento

🇩🇴

Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic

Roast pig located across a monument to Trujillo. They break down the pig with a machete.

El Cabito

🇩🇴

Samaná, Dominican Republic

Gorgeous seaside restaurant. Tony had beers, grilled shrimp, conch and cuttlefish salad

Barra Payán

🇩🇴

Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic

Payan Especial: Pork with tomato, mustard, and cheese, heated in a sandwich press. A drink made with orange juice and condensed milk.

Gloria's Caribbean Cuisine

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Actor Michael K. Williams accompanied Tony to this Bahamian food place in Crown Heights

Pok Pok NY (Closed)

🇺🇸

New York, United States

This was the former site of the east coast branch of the Pok Pok empire, but now closed.

Sunny's

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Old Red Hook bar.

Randazzo's Clam Bar

🇺🇸

New York, United States

In Sheepshead Bay, clams, fried calamari, lobster fra diavolo.

Roberta's Pizza & Bakery

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Sourcing ingredients from a roof garden, they make their own dough and serve craft beers.

Blanca

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Attached to Roberta's, the chef here does a tasting menu that Tony tried with rapper Talib Kweli. Veal sweetbreads, trucidi with razor clams, and celtuce; raviolo with nduja and hyssop; crispy duck; steak with hearts of palm

Georgian Food

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Tony met with Zamir and got some khachapuri, a fried bread with cheese inside.

Brighton Beach

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Tony and Zamir ate their khachapuri on the beach

Primorski Restaurant (Closed)

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Formerly a Russian restaurant, Tony and Zamir ate a whole roast pig, blintzes with caviar, and more.

Brooklyn Fare

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Ultra exclusive 18-seat restaurant. 3 Michelin stars. 26 courses.

Jay & Lloyd's Kosher Deli

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Tony had chopped liver on rye with a cream soda, coleslaw.

Roma Sparita

🇮🇹

Roma, Italy

Tony had Cacio e Pepe here

KONOBA MONDO

🇭🇷

Istarska, Croatia

Tony ate at this truffle restaurant

Tonys oyster shack

🇭🇷

Inland waters of Croatia, Croatia

Tony had seafood here

Hạ Long

🇻🇳

Quang Ninh, Vietnam

Sailed a boat through 'dragon footprints" which are craggy rocks along the edge of the coast

Les Halles

🇫🇷

Paris, France

Site of the original open food markets in Paris (now a park square)

Batu Caves

🇲🇾

Selangor, Malaysia

Hindu sacred place

Fontana Pretoria

🇮🇹

Palermo, Italy

"Fountain of shame"

Chiesa del Gesù

🇮🇹

Palermo, Italy

Huge baroque church

Salt Museum

🇮🇹

Trapani, Italy

Trapani Salt Flats

Pantelleria

🇮🇹

Trapani, Italy

Caper farm

Lampedusa

🇮🇹

Agrigento, Italy

Squid fishing!

Römisches Amphitheater Taormina

🇮🇹

Messina, Italy

Ampitheater

Mount Etna

🇮🇹

Catania, Italy

Active volcano!

Venetian

🇺🇸

Nevada, United States

Canals and shopping

Fremont Street Experience

🇺🇸

Nevada, United States

No data

New York-New York Hotel & Casino

🇺🇸

Nevada, United States

No data

Neon Museum

🇺🇸

Nevada, United States

No data

Samarkand

🇺🇿

Samarqand, Uzbekistan

No data

Jizzakh

🇺🇿

Jizzakh, Uzbekistan

No data

The Tamerlane's Gates

🇺🇿

Jizzakh, Uzbekistan

No data

Christchurch

🇳🇿

Canterbury Region, New Zealand

Anthony gave a talk here at a food and wine convention

Fox Glacier

🇳🇿

West Coast Region, New Zealand

Glacier climbing

Kisokoma Forest Park

🇯🇵

Nagano Prefecture, Japan

Tony did some hiking and participated in a water purification ceremony

Ise Shrine

🇯🇵

Nagano Prefecture, Japan

Shrine to the forest gods

Hanshin Koshien Stadium

🇯🇵

Hyogo Prefecture, Japan

Hanshin Tigers baseball game

Everglades National Park

🇺🇸

Florida, United States

Exploring the swamps

Key West

🇺🇸

Florida, United States

He visited Conchtown Cafe, which no longer exists

BOTANICA NENA

🇺🇸

Florida, United States

Yoruba religious artifacts

Chinchero District

🇵🇪

Cusco, Peru

No data

Tiananmen Square

🇨🇳

Beijing, China

Sightseeing

No.3 Affiliated Hospital of Beijing University of Chinese Medicine

🇨🇳

Beijing, China

Cupping and acupuncture

Jingfu Temple

🇨🇳

Zhejiang, China

Daoist Temple

Huanglongshi

🇨🇳

Guangdong, China

Old imperial town

Culinary Guild

🇨🇦

Quebec, Canada

Tony taught a lesson at the Culinary institute

Designtorget

🇸🇪

Stockholm, Sweden

Home furnishings

Ponce

🇵🇷

, Puerto Rico

Tony visited Ponce for the Fiesta of Immaculate Conception (held in December). Street food.

Kolkata

🇮🇳

West Bengal, India

Tony watched ritual bathing on the river, went to a flower market, and watched wrestling

Flower Market Kolaghat

🇮🇳

West Bengal, India

Floral arrangements for spiritual ceremonies

Picnic Dodol Garut

🇮🇩

West Java, Indonesia

Dodol garut, a rice candy popular in Indonesia. Tony went on a factory tour and watched workers make the candy by hand

Shanghai Tunnels/Portland Underground Tour

🇺🇸

Oregon, United States

Originally created for "shanghais" which were when men were kidnapped and sold to pirate ships to work

Lost Lake

🇺🇸

Oregon, United States

Tony camped here with Chef Boulud

Alter-Action Sandboarding

🇳🇦

Erongo, Namibia

Sandboarding in the Namibian desert

Topnaars Trail

🇳🇦

, Namibia

Tony visited this small village at the edge of the country

African Kirikara Swakopmund

🇳🇦

Erongo, Namibia

Sheep and cattle farm. They hunted game and found white truffles

Kalahari, Namibia

🇳🇦

Hardap, Namibia

Tony ate his worst meal ever with the Kalahari bushmen: wild boar anus. 

Yankee Stadium

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Tony got a tour of the stadium and walked the field

Calvary Cemetery - Paul Gauguin grave

🇵🇫

Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia

"He was a cranky pederast and a syphilitic" Bourdain said of Gaugin

Pension Temetiu Village

🇵🇫

Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia

They rode horseback to a mountain overlooking this town

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

🇺🇸

Ohio, United States

Tony went to the Hall of Fame with Tommy, the drummer from his favorite band, The Ramones

Obelisco

🇦🇷

Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, Argentina

Tony visited Marta Minujin, a pop artist who created a model of the famous obelisk, a huge edible model made out of panettone  

Zakinthos

,

Tony sailed along the coastline and visited Shipwreck Beach. They grilled octopus and made a seafood stew

Green Grotto Caves

🇯🇲

Saint Ann, Jamaica

"The sensible among you will avoid this activity at all costs," Tony says of the spelunking tour

UCC Craighton Estates

🇯🇲

Saint Andrew, Jamaica

Coffee has been produced on this land for 2 centuries. There is a microclimate that is perfect for growing the coffee

Dracula's Nest

🇷🇴

Brasov, Romania

Estate at the base of the Carpathian mountains

Merry Cemetery

🇷🇴

Maramureş County, Romania

Every person buried there had a vice. 

Bailey's Antiques and Aloha Shirts

🇺🇸

Hawaii, United States

Tony bought a $3000 Hawaiian shirt

Luang Prabang

🇱🇦

Louangphabang, Laos

Tony visited a temple in this small town

Mekong River

🇱🇦

Bokeo, Laos

Tony traveled by boat to Ban Xang Hai

Ban Xang Hai

🇱🇦

Louangphabang, Laos

Tony had traditional Laos whiskey (lao-lao) here in this town that translates to "Whiskey Village"

Tierra Bomba

🇨🇴

, Colombia

Fishing village. They ate lobster at the only restaurant on the island.

Plaza Botero - Medellín, Antioquia

🇨🇴

Antioquia, Colombia

The city center was reestablished once the drug cartels were driven out.

Cabo Polonio

🇺🇾

, Uruguay

"A village of fishermen,  seekers, and refugees" on government land only accessible by sand ferries. They went to a small dive bar where a blind man had a pet penguin named Pancho.

Estación Central General Artigas

🇺🇾

Montevideo, Uruguay

Tony's brother was a train nut as a kid. They visited this old train station in Montevideo

Bombay Beach Ruins

🇺🇸

California, United States

Tony visited the (mostly) abandoned resorts of Salton Sea

Xochimilco

🇲🇽

Ciudad de México, Mexico

Tony hired a boat to learn the history of the canals here, remnants of the ancient Aztec city that originated here (and later became Mexico City)

Huamantla

🇲🇽

Tlaxcala, Mexico

They happened to be there on the day of a bull fighting event, where the streets are filled with festival goers and food stands. They ate some tacos. Tony said he was not a fan of the cruelty of the bullfighting but recognized it is tradition

Puebla

🇲🇽

Puebla, Mexico

Tony had a homecooked meal with Carlos' huge family. Homemade everything, with Tony's favorites being the tamales and the mole poblano.

Paseo Ahumada

🇨🇱

Metropolitana, Chile

Commercial artery/walkway for pedestrians that runs through downtown Santiago

Samut Songkhram

🇹🇭

Samut Songkhran, Thailand

Tony visited during the Songkhram Festival, a renewal or cleansing festival where everyone throws water on each other. It is very hot so this can be enjoyable, although messy.

Château Val Joanis

🇫🇷

Vaucluse, France

Vineyard

Parque Centenario

🇪🇨

Guayas, Ecuador

Tony and his guide watched iguanas in the park.

Aluva Mahadeva Temple

🇮🇳

Kerala, India

The shiva festival is held here

Baalbek

🇱🇧

Baalbek-Hermel, Lebanon

Some of the best preserved Roman ruins in the world. The town was once called Heliopolis, City of the Sun. They worshipped the Goddess of Love,Venus.

Salvation Mountain

🇺🇸

California, United States

A mountain painted by an artist using thousands of gallons of paint

Anthony Vineyards Inc

🇺🇸

California, United States

Tony was invited to the crew meal for the vineyard workers cooking real authentic Mexican food

Voyenno-Istoricheskiy Muzey Fortifikatsionnykh Sooruzheniy

🇷🇺

Crimea, Russia

Balaclava Naval museum where nuclear submarines were stored

Chornobyl

🇺🇦

Kiev, Ukraine

Tony and Zamir visited this site where the nuclear disaster happened

Pryp'yat'

🇺🇦

Kiev, Ukraine

Tony and Zamir visited this company town which is still radioactive. They were instructed not to touch anything.

Kyiv

🇺🇦

Kiev, Ukraine

Tony and Zamir attended the Victory Day parade in Kiev

Bakhchisaray

🇷🇺

Moscow City, Russia

Tony and Zamir visit Zamir's hometown. They went to a restaurant Tony called Salashihk which I could not find on the map

Angkor Wat

🇰🇭

Siem Reap Province, Cambodia

Tony visited and reminisced about his first time at Angkor Wat, when he gave up taking pictures during his traveling, because it was so awe-inspiring it could not be captured on film.

Palacio Nacional

🇳🇮

Managua, Nicaragua

Tony met with a journalist here where Congress meets.

Laguna de Tiscapa

🇳🇮

Managua, Nicaragua

"The highest lookout point in Managua, it was once home to former dictator Somoza's palace and personal prison grounds. A notorious site for political prisoners."

Biratori Choritsu Nibutani Ainu Culture Museum

🇯🇵

Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan

The Ainu people were indigenous to Japan, much like the Native Americans in the US.

Takinoya Bekkan Tamanoyu Ryokan

🇯🇵

Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan

A high end resort in quiet countryside, "where one lives, and eats, and meditates on a tree or the movement of water over rocks for a couple of days… you lose all sense of time." The innkeeper also served robatayaki 

Lalaua

🇲🇿

Nampula, Mozambique

I am not sure if this is the village that Tony visited, but he said he was with the Makua people, which are in this area. He called the village Buahle, but I could not find it on a map. Tony ate stewed goat, banana curry, and cassava, among other traditional foods

Island of Mozambique

🇲🇿

Nampula, Mozambique

Tony took a boat out to this island, where he ate lots of seafood like crab cooked in coconut milk, fried calamari, giant crayfish, and other fish.

The Garden Of Memory

🇲🇿

Nampula, Mozambique

A memorial garden to the slaves who were traded and sold on the island

Beira

🇲🇿

Sofala, Mozambique

Tony visited during the Day of the Armed Forces, the day the country gained its independence from Portugal colonizers

Grande Hotel

🇲🇿

Sofala, Mozambique

Whole families live in this old hotel, known as deslocados (the displaced). There are about 3,000 people living here

Leila's Hair Museum

🇺🇸

Missouri, United States

Zamir went by himself (with a cameraman) to this weird museum

Vézelay Abbey

🇫🇷

Yonne, France

Before the meal, the chef brought them to this basilica where he talked about the perfection of the architecture.

San Carlos de Bariloche

🇦🇷

Rio Negro, Argentina

Swiss settlement. Tony says, "I'm frightened of the Swiss" and felt uncomfortable

Moreno Glacier

🇦🇷

Santa Cruz, Argentina

Tony went to El Calafate and took a tour to the glacier. 

Bobolink Dairy & Bakehouse

🇺🇸

New Jersey, United States

Cheesemakers

Mitsuwa Marketplace - New Jersey

🇺🇸

New Jersey, United States

Asian Market. Bubble tea and food court

Rungis International Market

🇫🇷

Val-de-Marne, France

Large food market

Ballaro Market

🇮🇹

Palermo, Italy

Open air food market

International Specialty Produce, Inc.

🇺🇸

Florida, United States

No data

Liubiju Pickles

🇨🇳

Beijing, China

Pickled veggies

Street Foods

🇮🇳

Maharashtra, India

Tony ate street foods

Noryangjin Fisheries Wholesale Market

🇰🇷

Seoul, South Korea

Huge fish market

Akosnachi Enterprise Gh.

🇬🇭

Greater Accra, Ghana

Tony tries street foods like fried bananas 

Pike Place Market

🇺🇸

Washington, United States

Seafood, produce, meats, cheeses, etc.

Beecher's Handmade Cheese

🇺🇸

Washington, United States

He makes Beecher's Flagship Cheese and sells others

Salumi

🇺🇸

Washington, United States

Gnocchi, cured meats. Sandwiches too.

Osu Night Market

🇬🇭

Greater Accra, Ghana

Open 5pm to 2am. Food market selling many different foods. Tony's guide buys different ingredients from the street food vendors and assembles a plate with roast pork, spinach, beans, and rice.

Market Paulista

🇧🇷

São Paulo, Brazil

Get the mortadella sandwich. His favorite.

Oshetu Community Market

🇳🇦

Khomas, Namibia

Street food market

Вернисаж в Измайлово

🇷🇺

Moscow City, Russia

The Izmailovo Market - a huge flea market. Also has food stands with grilled meats on a stick

The State Tretyakov Gallery

🇷🇺

Moscow City, Russia

Very high end shopping

Gorki

🇷🇺

Moscow Oblast, Russia

Very high end restaurant

Dyagilevo

🇷🇺

Smolensk, Russia

Dance club

Marché de Papeete

🇵🇫

Windward Islands, French Polynesia

Produce and meat

Sausage Shoppe (Closed)

🇺🇸

Ohio, United States

Location of the Sausage Shoppe. Permanently closed in 2018 (the owners retired), Tony visited to watch them make sausage

West Side Market

🇺🇸

Ohio, United States

Sprawling indoor farmer's market opened in 1912

Temple Street Night Market

🇭🇰

Central and Western, Hong Kong

Lots of food stands. Tony met with a local food blogger Josh Suh and ate claypot rice

Tai Po Cooked Food Centre & Podium Garden

🇭🇰

Central and Western, Hong Kong

Food stand market

Buenos Aires Market

🇦🇷

Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, Argentina

Cuts of meat for every budget

Al Lardo Al Lardo

🇮🇹

Massa-Carrara, Italy

Cured fat of the pig made in the Apennine mountains. Where Dante came to write.

Old Butcher Cecchini

🇮🇹

Firenze, Italy

He quotes "Heat" by Bill Buford, who calls this place "a museum of Tuscan cooking"

Rogacki

🇩🇪

Berlin, Germany

Traditional German food

Hasir

🇩🇪

Berlin, Germany

Doner kebab in a pita. 

Bangkok Market

🇺🇸

California, United States

Thai market

Fish Market

🇬🇷

Crete, Greece

Fish market

Smithfield Market

🇬🇧

Greater London, United Kingdom

800 year old meat market

Food Market at Kingston

🇺🇸

Washington, United States

Public market with fresh produce, street food

Phonsavang Market

🇱🇦

Viangchan, Laos

They ate soup for breakfast (Khao Pia). It has chicken, duck, and pork with Vietnamese noodles.

Plaza De Mercado De Cartagena

🇨🇴

Bolívar, Colombia

Fresh fish, outdoor produce market

Plaza Minorista José María Villa

🇨🇴

Antioquia, Colombia

Food market with tons of produce. They had empanadas.

Souq Minara - سوق المنارة‎

🇸🇦

Makkah, Saudi Arabia

Tony and Danya ate an offal breakfast at a place called Abu Abdullah's. Tony liked it more than she did.

Mercado del Puerto

🇺🇾

Montevideo, Uruguay

Lots of food stands with lots of parillas (grilled meats)

Khan el-Khalili

🇪🇬

Cairo, Egypt

Oldest spice market in the Middle East

Eden Center

🇺🇸

Virginia, United States

120 store complex with Vietnamese cuisine. Restaurants, food stands, produce

Mercato di Rialto

🇮🇹

Venezia, Italy

Fresh fish market

Calumet Fisheries

🇺🇸

Illinois, United States

Smoked fish, shrimp, fried smelt

Chinatown

🇵🇭

National Capital District, Philippines

They went to food street in Chinatown. They had chicken balls and pancit palabok

Dampa Sa Farmers Market

🇵🇭

National Capital District, Philippines

A seafood market where you can buy ingredients and someone will cook it for you. They had pinakbet, shrimp adobo, and coconut chili crab

Esposito Meat Market

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Tony used to live in this neighborhood and come to this old school sausage store 

Vega Central

🇨🇱

Metropolitana, Chile

Food market, founded 100+ years ago. Staggering abundance of local produce, meat, fish 

Mercado Puerto

🇨🇱

De Valparaiso, Chile

Fresh seafood close to the source. 

Angelmo

🇨🇱

De Los Lagos, Chile

Tony ate fresh uni and seafood at this market

Queen Victoria Market

🇦🇺

Victoria, Australia

Sprawling indoor market of produce, meat, fish, dairy. Tony and his chef friend Paul ate bratwurst for breakfast

Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

🇺🇸

California, United States

Fresh produce and food stands. Tony had a pork tamale with red chile.

Mae Klong Railway Market

🇹🇭

Samut Songkhran, Thailand

A market made on top of an active railroad. They have to move and pause the market every time the train comes through.

Amphawa

🇹🇭

Samut Songkhran, Thailand

A floating market where Tony ate fried shrimp cakes and a mixed salad plate.

Taling Chan

🇹🇭

Bangkok, Thailand

Salted and grilled snakefish.

Marché des Lices

🇫🇷

Ille-et-Vilaine, France

Tony shops the farmers' market with chef Olivier Roellinger

Picholine

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Terrence Brennan, artisanal cheese maker.

La Cave aux Fromages

🇫🇷

Bouches-du-Rhône, France

Cheese shop

Boucherie Chevaline

🇫🇷

Gard, France

Tony and guide bought proscuitto and sausage here

Sana Sana Las Palmeras

🇪🇨

Pichincha, Ecuador

Tony ate grilled meats from a food stand right outside this market.

Duala Market

🇱🇷

Montserrado, Liberia

Tony shopped here for palm nuts, hot chilis, snails

Roscioli Salumeria con Cucina

🇮🇹

Roma, Italy

Tony and his friend went to the back of the shop to try fresh buffalo mozzarella and prosciutto

Souk El Tayeb

🇱🇧

Beirut, Lebanon

Bringing together different regions of artisanal and organic foods in a market. "Southern coastal bread bakers, kibbeh specialists from the mountains, wild herbs & vegetables from the Bekaa Valley, and pastries made from almost forgotten recipes. It's all here," Tony says.

Vadorin Maurice

🇫🇷

Paris, France

Meat shop selling offal.

Hugo Desnoyer

🇫🇷

Paris, France

Butcher shop with charcuterie

Rue Mouffetard

🇫🇷

Paris, France

Open air market. Tony went there with Eric Ripert and Joel Robuchon

Mercado de San Miguel

🇪🇸

Madrid, Spain

A century old market with fresh produce, seafood, locally made goods

Avenida de Bélgica

🇨🇺

La Habana, Cuba

Mercado Egido, a fresh produce market

Bessarabsky Market

🇺🇦

Kiev, Ukraine

100 year old market selling fruits, veggies, meat, fish. Tony and Zamir shopped there for a picnic. Tony bought the good caviar, which he implies is sturgeon caviar from Caspian Sea which is illegal.

Dali Shijiagong

🇨🇳

Shanghai, China

Street market every month.

Qardaran Tea Shop

🇮🇶

Arbil, Iraq

The market near the citadel is "a dizzying maze of alleys and vendors" where you can buy everything from guns to food. Tony had tea at this shop

Central Market

🇰🇭

Phnum Penh, Cambodia

Tony was upset that this market he went to 10 years ago was now more commercialized. He went to a smaller local and less touristy market and had Ka Tiew, a noodle soup (they did not say where this was)

Crab Market

,

Tony met Madame Kek, a humanitarian, in this seaside town that used to be a resort town for rich people before 1970 and is now in ruins. They went to the crab market and bought crabs, shrimp, rice, and rambutan.

Naschmarkt

🇦🇹

Wien, Austria

At Naschmarkt, they stopped at this butcher with a small kitchen in the back room to make cordon bleu. Tony and host bought the ingredients in the market

Urbanek

🇦🇹

Wien, Austria

Cured meats and cheeses in a food market called the Naschmarkt.

Ver-o-Peso Market

🇧🇷

Pará, Brazil

Tony tastes many fruits here not found anywhere else. He also has fish called Filhote, a 600 lb. freshwater fish.

Belém

🇧🇷

Pará, Brazil

A market on the river has fruits, vegetables, and fish found in this area

Captain Gourmet

🇻🇨

, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Tony picked up food supplies here for a boat trip

CENTRAL WHOLESALE SEAFOOD MARKET

🇯🇵

Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan

Huge seafood market with crab, fish, and more.

Mercado de Peixe

🇲🇿

Maputo, Mozambique

They bought seafood here, then brought it to Esplanada Belinha to have it cooked. Clams steamed with garlic; prawns grilled and basted with butter with nshima (thick porridge made of ground maize).

Market Alvalade Norte

🇵🇹

Lisboa, Portugal

Large fish market where Tony and Chef Henrique Sa Pessoa visited. They also have produce, cheese, and meat.

TSUKIJI FISH MARKET

🇯🇵

Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

Fresh fish market

New Lane Street Foodstalls

🇲🇾

Penang, Malaysia

"Street by day, food wonderland by night." Tony had Char Koay Teow, a fried rice stick with bean sprouts, chili, and prawns.

Red Garden Food Paradise

🇲🇾

Penang, Malaysia

A food court full of stands. Tony and guide had fish head curry. 

Boucherie Charcuterie Volailles

🇫🇷

Cher, France

Butcher breaking down meats the old school way

Victor Churchill

🇦🇺

New South Wales, Australia

"One of the most beautiful butcher shops in the world"

Formaggeria salumeria gastronomia Cavallotti

🇮🇹

Bologna, Italy

Local cheese shop. Tony's chef friend made uvo raviolo.

Quadrilatero

🇮🇹

Bologna, Italy

Tony met with Chef Michael White in this food market

Tre Monti Azienda Agricola srl

🇮🇹

Bologna, Italy

Vineyard. The chef in the vineyard's kitchen made tagliatelle. They ate it outside with a Sangiovese made at the vineyard.

Rocinha

🇧🇷

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Tony visited this favela where he was tricked into trying a "natural Viagra" by his guide.  

Municipal Market RJ - CADEG

🇧🇷

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Many stands were closed when he visited this food market

Náttúrufræðistofnun Íslands

🇮🇸

Capital Region, Iceland

Spa

Blue Lagoon

🇮🇸

Southern Peninsula, Iceland

Hot springs

Beauty Bar Las Vegas

🇺🇸

Nevada, United States

Spa

Satin Dolls

🇺🇸

New Jersey, United States

Strip Club

Aldo Coppola Жуковка

🇷🇺

Moscow Oblast, Russia

Spa treatments

BBQ Box

🇸🇬

Singapore, Singapore

This was the location of Master Soon Reflexology where Tony was treated. Not there anymore.

Garut Regency

🇮🇩

West Java, Indonesia

Watched ram fights. Visited the snack bar and had some nasi goreng (Indonesian fried rice)

Madame Marie

🇺🇸

New Jersey, United States

Fortune Teller

Sewers Museum

🇫🇷

Paris, France

Public Sewer Museum

Anogia, Rethymno

🇬🇷

Crete, Greece

Roast lamb in the country

Corso Calatafimi, 922

🇮🇹

Palermo, Italy

Cuci Lampo - tailor

Machu Picchu

🇵🇪

Lima region, Peru

No data

Mole National Park

🇬🇭

Northern, Ghana

The crew are scolded by the guide for spooking the elephants, which is very dangerous.

Tambopata River

🇵🇪

Puno, Peru

No data

Quincaillerie Dante

🇨🇦

Quebec, Canada

Kitchen supply store

Concordia Stinger Stadium

🇨🇦

Quebec, Canada

Tony plays hockey

Stockholms Glasbruk

🇸🇪

Stockholm, Sweden

No data

Lulea Swedish Lapland

🇸🇪

Norrbotten, Sweden

Tony hunted reindeer

Mondo

🇸🇪

Stockholm, Sweden

Rock concert

Pozo de Jacinto

🇵🇷

, Puerto Rico

No data

Lima

🇵🇪

Lima region, Peru

No data

City Palace

🇮🇳

Rajasthan, India

The maharana cooked Tony a royal meal of goat curry

Sant Shree Asharam ji Bapu Ashram, Pal goan, Jodhpur

🇮🇳

Rajasthan, India

Tony skeptically went to an ashram named Sunil. 

Jaisalmer

🇮🇳

Rajasthan, India

Tony took a bus through the desert out to Jaisalmer, a walled city known as The Golden City. Was a major trade route point in the past

K-타이거즈

🇰🇷

Kyeongki-Do, South Korea

Tae Kwon Do school

Le Royal Hotel Beirut

🇱🇧

Mount Lebanon, Lebanon

Tony cooked in the hotel restaurant. The airport was on fire and the there were bombs going off everywhere, but he felt relieved to be able to cook

Black Taxi Tour Belfast

🇬🇧

Belfast, United Kingdom

Tony went on a tour including the Oliver Crowell mural

Sundays Well Boating & Tennis Club

🇮🇪

Cork, Ireland

Rugby

Gubbeen Farm House Products Limited

🇮🇪

Cork, Ireland

Farm with dairy, meat, produce

Velveteria: The Museum of Velvet Art

🇺🇸

California, United States

Very strange velvet art; Tony wanted to buy the Mr. T portrait

Himalayas

🇳🇵

, Nepal

Tony had yak milk tea and yak at someone's house

Westside Rifle & Pistol Range

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Tony shot rifles 

Trapeze School New York - Pier 40

🇺🇸

New York, United States

No data

Edgewater Pier

🇺🇸

Ohio, United States

Not sure if this is the park where they surfed, but close enough. And it was cold.

Willard Park

🇺🇸

Ohio, United States

They went to see the "Free Stamp" sculpture

Zubal Books

🇺🇸

Ohio, United States

A very special bookstore with endless shelves of books. Tony visited with Harvey Pekar, comic book writer of American Splendor fame

Hong Kong Jockey Club Happy Valley Racecourse

🇭🇰

Central and Western, Hong Kong

Tony lost money betting on horses here

New Territories

🇭🇰

Central and Western, Hong Kong

Jackie Chan's stunt team helped Tony learn some martial arts stunts. Then they ate Poon Choi: a large bowl layered with vegetables, prawns, fish, mushrooms, pork, and chicken. A thousand year old dish

Estancia Los Corrales

🇦🇷

Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, Argentina

Cow ranch

Marina di Pisa

🇮🇹

Pisa, Italy

Tony's friend Nico invited him to eat at his family home in Marina di Pisa. They cooked a bunch of fresh seafood.

Restaurant Pizzeria Zum Tor

🇩🇪

Bayern, Germany

Not sure if this is the same Zum Tor. On the show it was a "gentlemen's club" where men gather, drink and, play games. They played Okey, a Turkish game with numbered tiles

CHAMÄLEON Theater GmbH

🇩🇪

Berlin, Germany

Cabaret dancing

Derby Dolls

🇺🇸

California, United States

Roller derby

Electronic Arts Canada

🇨🇦

British Columbia, Canada

Tony was made into a video game character

Vancouver Film Studios

🇨🇦

British Columbia, Canada

Tony filmed a short skit in this film studio

Banzai Pipeline

🇺🇸

Hawaii, United States

Tony rode around on a jet ski here, the best surfing place in the world

Lavalleja Department

🇺🇾

Lavalleja, Uruguay

Tony and his brother head into the interior, the country. Met the Anrich family, who live on a ranch called Estancia los Morteros. They eat many things including an armadillo caught by the son

Punta del Este

🇺🇾

Maldonado, Uruguay

Tony spent time on the beach while his brother did sightseeing

Shields Date Garden

🇺🇸

California, United States

Date farm with café, gift shop, and gardens. Tony had a date milkshake

Rio Chama

🇺🇸

New Mexico, United States

Tony went whitewater rafting on the Chama River

Cavender's Boot City

🇺🇸

Texas, United States

Tony bought cowboy boots here

Nippon Budokan

🇯🇵

Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

Kendo master Tadao Todo did a kendo demonstration for Tony 

Rokkokuda Temple

🇯🇵

Kyoto Prefecture, Japan

The birthplace of Ikebana (the art of flower arranging). Tony learned how to make a flower arrangement

Sakai City Industrial Promotion Center

🇯🇵

Osaka Prefecture, Japan

Not sure if this is the correct address. Morimoto buys his knives from Inotada Knife Productions in Sakai City.

El Bullilab

🇪🇸

Barcelona, Spain

Tony visited the El Bulli lab where Adrian tests out ideas for the restaurant

Enric Rovira Chocolates

🇪🇸

Barcelona, Spain

Chocolate factory of a famous chocolatier who is inspired by Gaudi

International Spy Museum

🇺🇸

District of Columbia, United States

Tony talked with a retired spy and visited the museum

D C Central Kitchen Inc

🇺🇸

District of Columbia, United States

Training facility that gives second chances to convicted felons out of prison. They take leftover ingredients from restaurants and hotels and make food for the needy

Latin American Gym

🇲🇽

Ciudad de México, Mexico

Wrestling

Sant'Erasmo

🇮🇹

Venezia, Italy

Some of the best fruits and vegetables are grown here due to the great soil. Tony raved about a tomato, "It's nice to be reminded of how good a tomato can be" and "a near religious experience." They also drank Fragolina and sliced salami, good cheese, and crusty bread.

Azores

🇵🇹

Azores, Portugal

Tony's guide Carlos lives in the Azores and his wife makes a Portuguese feast called Terresmos de vinha de alhos, "basically a panorama of delicious pork products, blood sausage, boiled sweet potatoes, and red peppers

Furnas

🇵🇹

Azores, Portugal

Tony was not a fan of the hot spring he said smelled "like a wet fart"

Pico Island

🇵🇹

Azores, Portugal

Tony visited a home on this island. Octopus and octopus stew, pico wine, moray eel, locally raised potatoes, local tuna cooked on an open fire.

São Jorge

🇵🇹

Azores, Portugal

Best cockles on earth, but located in a VERY isolated area that is VERY hard to get to.

Tom Tom Tamale

🇺🇸

Illinois, United States

Tamale on a hot dog covered in chili

Rifka Catering Company

🇱🇰

Colombo, Sri Lanka

They had biryani

Sinigama

🇱🇰

Galle, Sri Lanka

Tony visited this area that had been devastated from a tsunami

Foundation of Goodness MCC Centre of Excellence

🇱🇰

Galle, Sri Lanka

A man named Kushil opened up his home after the flooding from the tsunami and this evolved into an entire network of services including a medical center, a preschool, a business & services center, and recreational facilities free for everyone to use. They also feed Tony red rice, yellow lentil curry, claypot simmered tuna, jackfruit curry, and coconut sambal during the visit

Chilaw

🇱🇰

Puttalam, Sri Lanka

Tony visited a home here where he was served many authentic Sri Lankan dishes, including the spiciest dish in Sri Lanka, crab curry

Buddhist temple

🇻🇳

Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

Tony paid respects to Mom Gow by visiting her ashes in this Buddhist temple

Viña Casa Silva

🇨🇱

Del Libertador B Ohiggins, Chile

Winery featuring Carmenère wine (local). There was a rodeo on site and dinner of beef, pork, and chicken.

Trugo

🇦🇺

Victoria, Australia

Some kind of weird game with a donut puck and a mallet like croquet

Cadieux Cafe

🇺🇸

Michigan, United States

Feather bowling: a Belgian feather bowling place with mussels and fries, and live music

Dan Bailey's Fly Shop

🇺🇸

Montana, United States

Tony bought some fly fishing gear

Del Maguey Single Village Mezcal

🇲🇽

Oaxaca, Mexico

Ron Cooper makes mezcal here

The Culinary Institute of America

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Tony returned to his alma mater with Mark Ruhlman

Milo

🇺🇸

Maine, United States

Tony stayed in this little town with his cameraman for the show. They did woodsman things like chop down trees and eat venison , rabbit, and bacon

Yabuli Ski Resort

🇨🇳

Heilongjiang, China

Tony went to this resort just as it opened, so there were very few people around. He did some skiing on the icy mountain.

Schoolcraft College

🇺🇸

Michigan, United States

Tony visited Chef Brian Polcyn here where he teaches charcuterie and other cooking classes

Carey Street

🇱🇷

Montserrado, Liberia

Somewhere on this street is the Alpha Haitai Social & Athletic Club. Chinese gunpowder tea served here, where intellectuals meet and play scrabble!

47 Gurley St

🇱🇷

Montserrado, Liberia

World Resurrection Ministries, where Tony attended a church service

Robertsport

🇱🇷

Grand Cape Mount, Liberia

Tony had food poisoning when he went to the beach here for surfing

Mall of the Emirates

🇦🇪

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Tony went SKIING in this mall. In the middle of the desert.

Estadio Latinoamericano

🇨🇺

La Habana, Cuba

Home of the Industriales. It was a dream of Tony's to watch a baseball game in Cuba.

Grand Lisboa hotel

🇨🇳

Guangdong, China

Tony won $3,000 at the Baccarat tables in the casino

Coloane Karting Track

🇨🇳

Guangdong, China

Kart racing

Macau Tower Convention and Entertainment Center

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No data

Porto di Cetara

🇮🇹

Salerno, Italy

Tony watched as a diver/chef  jumped off the cliff and harvested sea urchin. They ate it fresh out of the ocean.

Sky Village Outdoor Marketplace

🇺🇸

California, United States

Tony and Josh from Queens of the Stone Age went to this swap meet. They bought some things and ate at the Sky Cafe.

Rancho de la Luna

🇺🇸

California, United States

Tony visited the studio where Josh from Queens of the Stone Age made some songs for the show. Tony cooked some food: asparagus risotto with black truffle and pecorino. At the end of the episode, they return to the studio where Tony makes spaghetti pomodoro; Dave makes jalapeno cheese cornbread and collard greens; B.O.C. makes veggie wraps with a soy peanut dipping sauce; Josh makes a red cabbage salad with vinegar, cracked red pepper, and crumbled Roquefort dressing; Hutch makes pulled pork.

Dara

🇹🇷

Mardin, Turkey

Tony visited this small town in Turkey where they are celebrating a new child. They slaughter a sheep for the meal.

Breaux Bridge

🇺🇸

Louisiana, United States

Tony went to a backyard boil at a chef's house in this area known for its crawfish. There was also roast corn hash with tasso, venison, stuffed wild wood ducks. The next day, he attended a boucherie, which is a pig slaughter where teams of people quickly work on processing different parts of the pig to make products such as andouille sausage, boudin, ribs, cracklings, and more.

International Culinary Center

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Originally called the French Culinary Institute (during this taping), Tony visited Dave Arnold to ask what would Jesus eat for the Holiday Special episode.

Tent City

🇭🇹

Ouest, Haiti

Tony visited artists making art in the Tent City, as well as a mass grave that was created after the earthquake. He also met up with actor Sean Penn, who is doing humanitarian work while living in a tent there. They ate chicken pies filled with spicy chicken, picklese, and tomato and deep fried.

Phnom Penh

🇰🇭

Phnum Penh, Cambodia

Tony got a haircut on the street where the guy shaved it closer than Tony would have liked.

Bahia bar de kep cocktail bieres belges les pieds dans l rau

🇰🇭

Keb, Cambodia

Tony and Madame Kek took their food they bought at the market to an area along the beach with thatched huts under which they could eat.

La Chureca

🇳🇮

, Nicaragua

Home for "churaqueros," this is a trash dump that over 300 families live on (picking through the waste for recyclables). Tony was really disturbed by going there.

Ybbsitz

🇦🇹

Lower Austria, Austria

Tony went hunting in the mountains near here. They did not catch anything but his host's family made dinner with venison for him.

Joh. Springer's Erben

🇦🇹

Wien, Austria

Tony went shopping for hunting clothes

Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel

🇦🇹

Wien, Austria

Oldest ferris wheel in existence. 

West Plains

🇺🇸

Missouri, United States

Author Daniel Woodrell lives here, one of Tony's favorite authors. His buddy made some squirrel pot pie, venison steaks.

Ilha do Cumb

🇧🇷

Pará, Brazil

They went here to find acai berries.

Ilha Mexiana

🇧🇷

Pará, Brazil

Tony and crew took a frightening small plane flight to this island

WRKO

🇺🇸

Massachusetts, United States

Tony did an interview on a right-wing station here.  The Friends of Eddie Coyle is Tony's favorite crime novel, and this impresses the radio host.

South Boston Candlepin

🇺🇸

Massachusetts, United States

Tony played candlepin bowling, where the ball is smaller and the pins are much thinner and harder to knock down.

Niseko Ski Lodge - Hirafu ニセコスキーロッジ - ひらふ

🇯🇵

Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan

Tony skiied while his companions snowboarded down this mountain, It had a been a dream of his to someday ski here

Green Dirt Farm Creamery

🇺🇸

Missouri, United States

Local chefs prepared a stuffed lamb for Tony and Zamir. They served it with potato salad with pork jowl and pickled onions, cider vinegar coleslaw, and cornbread.

Kansas City Chiefs Football

🇺🇸

Missouri, United States

Tony and Zamir went to a Chiefs tailgate party

Rovinj

🇭🇷

Istarska, Croatia

Tony went on a boat to see mollusk alley, where mussels are harvested the old fashioned way. There are also oysters.

Motovun

🇭🇷

Istarska, Croatia

Tony went with a truffle hunting dog and its owner to find some white truffles in this mountain town. They then cooked with it.

BIBICh Winery

🇭🇷

Sibenik, Croatia

Tony tasted wine at this winery that has the same altitude as the Tuscan region. The owner's wife cooked a 12-course meal for them (although it is not a restaurant)

Konoba Sandra

🇭🇷

Sibenik, Croatia

This restaurant allowed Tony and his host to cook their fish they caught on the grill. They ate the fish on the boat along with some cheese and bread.

Doca de Alcântara / Doca do Espanhol

🇵🇹

Lisboa, Portugal

They launched a boat near here to fish for octopus. Tony seemed miserable and cold with his "inappropriate footwear." The crew members then prepared the freshly caught octopus and they ate it with some cold beer.

Chinquilho Junqueirense

🇵🇹

Lisboa, Portugal

Tony played a game called Chinquilho which involves throwing a 7-lb weight at a small explosive

Sauna Arla

🇫🇮

Uusimaa, Finland

Everyone told Tony he should do a sauna when he visited Finland. He did it while drinking beer and putting sausage on a grill. He also gets some treatment that causes you to bleed bad toxins out of your back. :/

Hyvinkää Speedway

🇫🇮

Uusimaa, Finland

Tony went folk racing here in the snow in a VW Bug

Popotla

🇲🇽

Baja California, Mexico

Seafood cooked on the beach in this small town. Fishermen bring in fresh catch and cook it for you. They had a huge lobster and a crab, Puerto Nuevo style. They chop it lengthwise, fry it and serve with beans & rice.

Monkey Beach

🇲🇾

Penang, Malaysia

Tony went to a tiny remote island called Monkey Beach with lots of macaques. They grilled some fish they bought at a floating seafood market. The island is only accessible by boat.

Austin

🇺🇸

Texas, United States

Tony went to a crab boil at a band's house while in town for SXSW

Greenhill Farm

🇦🇺

New South Wales, Australia

Lamb and beef raised grazing on the land in the farm.

Sydney Olympic Park

🇦🇺

New South Wales, Australia

Tony saw his first Australian rugby game here: The Rabbitohs vs. the Roosters

Auxerre

🇫🇷

Yonne, France

Ludo Lefebvre and Tony went there to visit Ludo's mom in his childhood home.

Peter Welch's Gym

🇺🇸

Massachusetts, United States

Tony visited a boxing gym.

Shark Dive Xtreme

🇦🇺

New South Wales, Australia

Tony scubadived with 350 lb gray nurse sharks.

Antica Corte Pallavicina Relais

🇮🇹

Parma, Italy

Culatello is made here, made from pork butt.

Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari

🇮🇹

Bologna, Italy

Tony drove a Ferrari on this famously difficult  racing track

Az.Agr. Pedroni Di Pedroni Giuseppe

🇮🇹

Modena, Italy

Modena Balsamic Vinegar. They had lunch in the attached restaurant: chicken thighs braised in lambrusco; spare ribs slow cooked in white wine with cippolini onions; frittata. All served with droplets of the vinegar

Gracie Barra Rio Matriz

🇧🇷

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Tony watches Ottavio's jiu jitsu match, which she wins!

Playa Rincon

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Tony took a helicopter to this beach where they had grilled lobster, rice and beans, fried sweet potatoes. For dessert, pina coladas served in a pineapple.

Zona Colonial

🇩🇴

Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic

Tony was invited to a neighborhood birthday party here where he had sancocho, a stew with chicken, beef, yucca, plantains, sliced avocado.

Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi

🇻🇳

Ha Noi, Vietnam

Hotel where he started 

Le Bar de L'Hotel

🇫🇷

Paris, France

Oscar Wilde died here

The Lodge at Mudbrick

🇳🇿

Auckland Region, New Zealand

Tony went boar hunting and then cooked it at the lodge where he was staying.

The Raleigh Hotel

🇺🇸

Florida, United States

No data

Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge

🇵🇪

Cusco, Peru

No data

Devi Garh

🇵🇰

Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan

Tony stayed with his guide at this 18th century fort palace (where the guide worked)

Kampung Sampireun Resort & Spa

🇮🇩

West Java, Indonesia

Resort where everyone gets a lakeside cottage. A man in a boat delivers a breakfast of rice pancakes with brown sugar and coconut milk in the morning.

Grand Hyatt Singapore

🇸🇬

Singapore, Singapore

This is where the crew and Tony are staying but he raved about how great the food is in the hotel, and he normally hates hotel food

Hazlitt's

🇬🇧

Greater London, United Kingdom

This is the hotel Tony always stayed in. He signed a copy of Kitchen Confidential and put it in his room. It's an author hotel

Galle Face Hotel

🇱🇰

Colombo, Sri Lanka

Tony stayed here. In the open air restaurant, a man scares away the birds from eating guest's breakfasts by shooting them with a slingshot

The Cliff Preserve

🇨🇱

De Los Lagos, Chile

Tony stayed at this resort in an area nicknamed Patagonia, a mythical land of giants. There is a 5-star restaurant on site that serves ingredients from the property. Steak a la pobre, potatoes, quail eggs, Conger eel from a local fisherman, and a Chilean version of polenta made from corn grown on the premises called chuchoca

The Historic Murray Hotel

🇺🇸

Montana, United States

"I like a hotel with a past," says Tony. He had a drink in the hotel bar with writer Jim Harrison

The Heathman Hotel

🇺🇸

Oregon, United States

Tony stayed here, the hotel is rumored to be haunted. Someone jumped off the roof and haunts all the rooms on the way down (all floors with rooms ending in "03")

Sorgente Su Gologone

🇮🇹

Nuoro, Italy

Hotel and restaurant that locals eat at

Mohonk Mountain House

🇺🇸

New York, United States

"A weirdly wonderful place" built by Quakers in 1870 by Alfred and Albert Smiley (twins). "Strange, but fabulous," Tony says

Ace Hotel

🇺🇸

New York, United States

A nice but discreet hotel in NYC

Hôtel Oloffson

🇭🇹

Ouest, Haiti

Tony stayed here for a week while visiting Haiti and said it seemed like a spooky fairy tale. He had a rum punch at the hotel bar. He also spoke with the owner of the hotel and they shared some fried shrimp fritters and conch in Creole sauce later in the episode

Marajó Park Club

🇧🇷

Pará, Brazil

Tony stays here in this remote eco-resort. He goes on a boat and catches a huge pirarucu fish and the hotel staff cooks it for him over a grill with tomatoes, onions, and cilantro.

Feel Myanmar

🇲🇲

Yangon, Myanmar

Tony met with culinary writer Ma Thanegi. They had pig’s-head salad with Kaffir lime leaf, long-bean salad with sesame and fish sauce, pennywort-leaf salad, a salad of Indian-style samosa.

Min Lan Seafood (Parami Branch)

🇲🇲

Yangon, Myanmar

Tony had prawn curry here and cringed at the local cultural norm of making kissing noises to call a waiter over.

Sofaer & Co

🇲🇲

Yangon, Myanmar

"Once one of the swankest department stores in Rangoon," says Tony. "Now people live here."

Seit Tine Kya

🇲🇲

Yangon, Myanmar

Tea shop where Tony had morning tea with U Thiha Saw, a journalist. They had the hot black tea with a dollop of sweetened condensed milk and a fish soup.

Taung Htate Pan Street

🇲🇲

Yangon, Myanmar

Tony had a meal with Philippe Lajaunie, restaurateur, former owner of Brasserie Les Halles. They had chicken necks and cold beer. 

Yangon

🇲🇲

Yangon, Myanmar

Tony visited this town during Thadingyut, the Full Moon festival celebrated by Buddhists at the end of October. He ate street food and watched the human-powered ferris wheels

Morning Star Tea House

🇲🇲

Yangon, Myanmar

Not sure if this location still exists, the CNN site says it is on Saya San Road, but not showing up on the map. Tony met with San Zarni Bo and had fermented tea leaf salad, which is served with peanuts, lime, and chilies.

Old Bagan

🇲🇲

Mandalay, Myanmar

Tony and Philippe traveled on a train through the Burmese country to Bagan. They bought snacks from locals at the train station. The train ride was very bumpy.

Sarabha Restaurant

🇲🇲

Mandalay, Myanmar

Tony ate at a small food stand near the Bagan Palace ruins and called it the best restaurant in the country so far. He had chicken curry and raved about all the small accompaniments served.

Bagan Palace Ruins

🇲🇲

Mandalay, Myanmar

Tony and Philippe visited the palace ruins and admired the structures

19th Street Night Market

🇲🇲

Yangon, Myanmar

Tony met with a local punk band at this night market.

Kaung Myat Restaurant

🇲🇲

Yangon, Myanmar

Tony and the punk band ate barbecue at this stand in the night market.

Koreatown Plaza

🇺🇸

California, United States

Tony and Roy Choi viewed Koreatown from the roof of this building, and talked about the 1992 Rodney King riots that took place below.

Dong Il Jang Restaurant

🇺🇸

California, United States

Tony ate with Roy Choi and Roy Kim, the grandson of the founder of the restaurant. They had banchan, bulgogi, sliced ribeye, kimchi bokumbap (fried rice)

Kogi Taco Truck

🇺🇸

California, United States

Roy Choi's Korean taco truck. Tony had the Kogi short rib taco, a Korean barbecue short rib on corn tortilla with salsa roja, cilantro, and onion, slaw, and a chili soy vinaigrette.

Chego

🇺🇸

California, United States

At the time of filming, this was a food truck, but has since been made into a brick & mortar establishment. Roy Choi took Tony there and he ate a Kimchi Spam Bowl.

A-Frame (Closed)

🇺🇸

California, United States

Former site of Roy Choi's A-Frame restaurant.

Sizzler

🇺🇸

California, United States

After meeting at David Choe's secret studio where David painted Tony's portrait, the two went to Sizzler to eat. David introduced Tony to his creation, the Salad bar meatball taco.

Swadesh Restaurant and Grocery Store

🇺🇸

California, United States

Tony had curried goat, samosas, tandoori chicken, fish curry with chilis in this area called Little Bangladesh

Jollibee

🇺🇸

California, United States

Tony and Roy had an Aloha burger, Spam Little Big Bite sandwich, and Halo-Halo, which Tony described as an “oddly beautiful” dessert with  sweet red beans, white beans, red and green jello, young white coconut, flan, ice cream, and shaved ice.

David Choe's parents' house

🇺🇸

California, United States

David Choe bought his parents a house in Los Feliz. Tony and David visited the home and Jane Choe, David's mom, cooked for them. She made beef ribs stew, kimchi, chestnut rice, stuffed peppers, seaweed and jellied mung bean, japchae with shiitake, avocado eggrolls, fried squid, potato pancake.

Myung In Dumplings

🇺🇸

California, United States

Tony and David Choe had Wang mandu king dumplings (with pork and kimchi inside), mandu dumplings (smaller with thinner dumping skins), and sweet dumplings.

Monte Carlo Bar

🇺🇸

California, United States

Tony and David Choe went to this dive bar that Tony loved.

Beverly Soon Tofu Restaurant

🇺🇸

California, United States

Tony and Roy Choi visited this place that Roy said was one of his favorites. They serve a soup called Soon Dubu, described by Tony as "a fiery, tongue-searing, ass-burning tofu soup that will make you forget every bad thing you ever thought about tofu."

La Vanguardia Airport

🇨🇴

Meta, Colombia

"On first inspection, this is an airplane boneyard, where unwanted props from Romancing the Stone corrode artfully. But in reality, this sleepy hangar is an important gateway to the more impenetrable parts of the country," Tony says.

Miraflores

🇨🇴

Guaviare, Colombia

The plane landed here in Miraflores, a jungle outpost in the southern province of Guaviare in the Amazon Forest Preserve. Tony talked with a guide there about the cocaine trade of the past.

Paloquemao

🇨🇴

Bogota D.C., Colombia

A large market, where Tony met with a guide to have some fresh carrot and orange juice. They also ate corn arepas. In the back corner of the fish market, they had Caldo de Costilla, a traditional breakfast soup from the Andean region, which has beef short ribs in a broth with potatoes and scallions.

La Puerta Falsa

🇨🇴

Bogota D.C., Colombia

Tony met with Hector Abad, a writer. They ate tamales with chicken and pork belly.

Tábula

🇨🇴

Bogota D.C., Colombia

Tony met with chef and musician Tomas Rueda, and they had crab salad, handmade pasta, stuffed with labneh cheese with a chorizo sauce; braised osso buco (with beef shank) over vegetables, wine and broth in a wood-fired oven.

Social Club Los Amigos

🇨🇴

Valle del Cauca, Colombia

Tony met with a band called On the Tropica to play tejo, a game involving "alcohol and explosives." They also ate a Colombian picada, "a huge selection of fried pork, pork rib, steak, cassava, potatoes, and deep fried plantain."

Sevicheria Guapi

🇨🇴

Valle del Cauca, Colombia

The Cali version of ceviche: cooked shrimp, slathered in mayonnaise, ketchup, and Worcestershire sauce; rock mollusk with rice; steamed shrimp with green tomatoes; beer; sugar cane (viche), plantains.

Goat vendor

🇨🇴

La Guajira, Colombia

Tony met Chef Juan Pablo Mayorga in this town in La Guajira. They ate Frichi, a traditional dish from the Wayuu people, includes the offal of the goat. They then rode ATVs.

Mayapo beaches

🇨🇴

La Guajira, Colombia

Tony rested on the beach after crashing on his ATV, had beer, and ate at a restaurant called Mar Azul (which I could not find on the map). They had cazuela, which is a fish chowder made with lobster, fish, shrimp, clams, and conch.

Ice Fishing on the St. Lawrence

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Tony visited in the winter time and met up with chefs Fred Morin and David McMillan of Joe Beef. They went ice fishing on the St. Lawrence River, then ate a fancy meal in the small cottage on the ice.

Chef Martin Picard's home

🇨🇦

Quebec, Canada

Tony ate beaver at Chef Martin Picard's home.

Vinet Park

🇨🇦

Quebec, Canada

Tony watched a game of "shinny hockey," a pickup game of street hockey played on the ice. Meanwhile they ate Choucroute garnie a l'alsacienne (lots of meats and sausages piled on a plate).

Gare Centrale Train Station

🇨🇦

Quebec, Canada

Tony, along with chefs Fred Morin and David McMillian, traveled by train to Quebec City. The chefs brought along a gourmet meal including foie gras and truffles.

Le Continental

🇨🇦

Quebec, Canada

Old style restaurant. Lots of tableside service including caesar salad, beef tartare, and shrimp cocktail. David McMillian had the filet mignon, Fred had the Scampi Newberg, Tony had the Dover Sole

L'Affaire est Ketchup

🇨🇦

Quebec, Canada

The restaurant name means "Everything's Cool" in local slang. They had razor clams, a cream of haddock roe, Coqui St. Jacques, terrine of foie gras, head cheese with cassis mustard, truffled sweetbreads, goose hearts persillade, salt cod.

Bistro M Sur Masson (Closed)

🇨🇦

Quebec, Canada

Tony met with journalist Patrick Lagacé at this restaurant (closed in 2016). They discussed "pastagate" which is the scandal that happened when a restaurant got in trouble for using the word "pasta" which is Italian

Wilensky's Light Lunch Inc

🇨🇦

Quebec, Canada

Open since 1932, Tony had the "special,” a beef bologna and salami sandwich with mustard heated on a sandwich press, an egg cream.

Cabane à Sucre Au Pied De Cochon

🇨🇦

Quebec, Canada

Tony had a meal here that started with a tower of maple desserts. It had a lot of courses which would be too many to list!

Liverpool House

🇨🇦

Quebec, Canada

Sister restaurant to Joe Beef. Tony met with the chefs and ate Pakistani food by Chef Omar. "Butter chicken crab; little eggplants braised with anar seeds, pomegranate; mushrooms; rabbit korma; fingerlings with fenugreek and fennel; donkey nahari; goat biryani; and more.

Canadiens de Montréal

🇨🇦

Quebec, Canada

Tony went with the chefs to watch the Montreal Canadiens play the Carolina Hurricanes at the stadium

Café Tinjis

🇲🇦

Tangier-Tetouan, Morocco

Tony had espresso with Jonathan Dawson, British journalist

Saveur de Poisson

🇲🇦

Tangier-Tetouan, Morocco

Restaurant serving tagine. Tony had fresh olives; roasted walnuts; warm bread; tagine with baby shark, calamari, and monkfish with fresh mountain spinach; shark kebabs; strawberries, pine nuts, and honey

Café Baba

🇲🇦

Tangier-Tetouan, Morocco

A cafe serving hashish. "There is one particular cafe in the heart of the kasbah that's drawn in foreign dignitaries, rock stars, aristocrats, and artists since it opened its doors in 1943," Tony explained. Afterward they went directly across the street to a vendor selling spanish omelets filled with potatoes, eggs, ketchup, and mayonnaise.

Grand Socco

🇲🇦

Tangier-Tetouan, Morocco

Tony met with photographer Cherie Nutting and went to this outdoor food market. Tony bought fresh goat cheese wrapped in palm leaves and some flatbread for breakfast.

Boutique Majid

🇲🇦

Tangier-Tetouan, Morocco

Antique shop Tony visited and bought a mortar & pestle style tool from the Gond tribe in Mali for $300.

Restaurant Andalus

🇲🇦

Tangier-Tetouan, Morocco

Tony ate lunch at this locals only place, with Majid, the owner of Boutique Majid. Tomatoes brushed with local olive oil, garlic, and coriander; beef liver kebabs grilled over charcoal; swordfish; orange roughy. 

Tangier

🇲🇦

Tangier-Tetouan, Morocco

Tony visited Christopher Gibbs' house (antiques dealer and expat) for a garden dinner party with other expats.

Bocadillo Abdelmalik

🇲🇦

Tangier-Tetouan, Morocco

Tony had a tuna bocadillo here: Spanish style sandwiches with tuna, veggies, and hard-cooked eggs, a healthy wad of mayo, and a crispy layer of french fries in the sandwich.

Martyrs' Square

🇱🇾

Tajura' wa an Nawahi al Arba, Libya

Tony watched as kids skating, fireworks being set off, motorcycles drove around as people celebrated the Prophet Mohammed's birthday and freedom after 50 years of oppression.

مطعم بركودا 1‎

🇱🇾

Tajura' wa an Nawahi al Arba, Libya

Barakoda Restaurant, a seafood restaurant just outside of town on the Mediterranean. The menu is not printed, you select fish from the daily catch on ice and they cook it for you the way you specify. Tony ate fish, shrimp, and stuffed calamari

Tripoli

🇱🇾

Tajura' wa an Nawahi al Arba, Libya

Tony went to a men-only coffeehouse called Yahzakem Coffee where people smoked hookah and drank local coffee.

Tripoli Libia

🇱🇾

Tajura' wa an Nawahi al Arba, Libya

Somewhere in Tripoli, Tony ate at a place called Uncle Kentucky (or Kentaki) Fried Chicken. Could not find it on any maps.

Bab al-Azizia

🇱🇾

Tajura' wa an Nawahi al Arba, Libya

Former site of Gadhafi's palace, destroyed by rebels in 2011. They were told to leave while they were filming this scene.

Fashloum

🇱🇾

Tajura' wa an Nawahi al Arba, Libya

Somewhere in this neighborhood, Tony had a breakfast of sfinz, a donut with an egg on top.

Radisson Blu Al Mahary Hotel

🇱🇾

Tajura' wa an Nawahi al Arba, Libya

The hotel where Tony and the crew stayed while in Tripoli.

Misrata

🇱🇾

Misratah, Libya

Tony and crew headed to this town to film, but it was on full lockdown as they approached. They walked around the ruins of the town which showed the damage done when the rebellion took down Ghadafi. Afterward, they killed a lamb and barbecued it on the coast of the Mediterranean

Leptis Magna

🇱🇾

Al Khums, Libya

They stopped to get a liver sandwich at a stand on the way to this spot. Leptis Magna, "arguably the most intact remains of a Roman city in the world."

Pucusana

🇵🇪

Lima region, Peru

Coque Ossio, one of the most successful chefs in Peru, spends weekends in Pucusana, a small fishing village. His mom, Marisa Guiulfo, is like Peru's Julia Child. They made food and pisco sours for Tony and Eric Ripert. Marisa opens the house every weekend for a large group to visit and eat.

Chez Wong

🇵🇪

Lima region, Peru

Tony and Eric visited this restaurant where the chef uses a wok to cook. They had octopus and flounder ceviche; tiradito of flounder with pecan, lime, ají limo chili peppers, and sesame oil.

ámaZ Restaurante

🇵🇪

Lima region, Peru

Tony and Eric visited this restaurant run by Chef Pedro Escofino, highlighting Peruvian ingredients. They started with a lime cocktail with culantro; breadfruit with tuna and cashew sauce; scallops with wild almond and freshwater shrimp dashi; Inchcape soup made of ham, peanuts, and corn; patarashca (catfish wrapped in leaves and cooked on hot coals); paiche (a type of fish from the Amazon River) atop a palm fruit purée with a fermented yucca sauce and a chili pepper sauce made with nuts and ants. Eric did not like the ants.

Larco Museum

🇵🇪

Lima region, Peru

Tony and Eric visited this museum of pre-Columbian Peruvian artifacts. While there, they went to the erotic gallery and looked at erotic pottery.

Anticuchos Doña Pochita

🇵🇪

Lima region, Peru

Tony and Eric stopped at this  food stand specializing in beef heart, marinated with garlic, cumin, onion, and vinegar and grilled. 

Chiclayo

🇵🇪

Lambayeque, Peru

The staging area for Tony and Eric's visit to the mountains to find cacao for their company making chocolate bars.

Mercado Modelo De Chiclayo

🇵🇪

Lambayeque, Peru

Eric took Tony shopping in this market to find supplies for a shaman they will visit later in the episode.

Marañón Province

🇵🇪

Huánuco, Peru

Tony and Eric stopped at a roadside stand in the Marañón canyon to have sopa de gallina, a Peruvian hen soup. After they went to the cacao plantation, they had dinner at Don Fortunato's home: juane (rice dumplings with boiled egg, chicken, and achiote) and roasted cuy (guinea pig) in a cacao sauce

Mercado Municipal Huacrachuco

🇵🇪

Huánuco, Peru

Unsure if this is the correct location. There was a scene on the show where Tony and Eric visited Mercado Central on Calle San Martin in the Marañón Canyon where they bought food to cook to feed their host, Don Elioberto, and his family. They made chicken and shrimp with peppers and onions, along with mashed potatoes and traditional Aztec hot chocolate. I could not find a Mercado Central on a street with this name on the map.

Fatimata Restaurant

🇨🇩

Maniema, Democratic Republic of the Congo

This restaurant is supposed to be in Goma, Rwanda, called Village Fatimata. It specializes in Congolese cuisine like grilled piri piri chicken and gugali. This is the only restaurant with the same name, cannot find it in Goma.

Meal with locals

🇨🇩

Eastern Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Tony visited the Wagenia tribe which live in this region. He had steamed tigerfish limboke: steamed in a banana leaf. 

Kisangani

🇨🇩

Eastern Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Tony ate at a BBQ kiosk in the city where he had goat stew.

Meal with locals

🇲🇦

Tangier-Tetouan, Morocco

Tony visited this small village town at the base of the Rif mountains and had dinner family style with Bachir Attar, leader of The Master Musicians of Jajouka and his family. Braywine (handformed dough filled with seasoned beef, baked until golden, then crisped in oil); chicken tagine; a wild mountain spinach dish with garlic, cilantro, hot and black peppers, lemon, and olive oil; dessert of fruit and mint tea.

Kisangani Railway Station

🇨🇩

Eastern Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Tony visited this rail station that the Belgians built during their occupation of the Congo. About 200 volunteers still work at the station to keep it running. Tony took a ride on the train

Congo River

🇨🇩

Équateur Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Tony had a dream to travel on the Congo River. He cooked some coq au vin on the boat. Later he and crew were stuck here due to technical issues with transportation

Yangambi

🇨🇩

Eastern Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

National Institute for Agronomic Study of the Belgian Congo is located here and Tony met with a man who works to save the library of thousands of books here. 

Western Wailling Wall

🇮🇱

Jerusalem, Israel

Tony is not a religious person, half Jewish and half Catholic, he felt uncomfortable here at the Wall. 

Damascus Gate

🇮🇱

Jerusalem, Israel

Writer Yotam Ottolenghi took Tony to East Jerusalem, where Palestinians live. They had falafel from a street vendor

West Bank

🇵🇸

West Bank, Palestine

Tony visited the Palestinian side, referred to as the West Bank or the Samaria, Palestine, or Judea.

Eli

🇵🇸

West Bank, Palestine

Tony and guide stopped to view this settlement and talked about the conflicts between Palestinians and Jews

Meal with locals

🇵🇸

West Bank, Palestine

Tony had dinner of salmon marinated in pomegranate juice at a home in this town with Amichai Luria and Amiad Cohen

Ramallah

🇵🇸

West Bank, Palestine

On the edge of this town, Tony visited an all-women racing team

Alrowwad Cultural and Arts Societyجمعية الرواد للثقافة والفنون‎

🇵🇸

West Bank, Palestine

Palestinian children from the Aida Refugee Camp participate in a theater production here

Bethlehem

🇵🇸

West Bank, Palestine

Tony visited Aida Refugee camp and had a meal at the martyr center.

Majda

🇮🇱

Jerusalem, Israel

"It feels like an alternate universe..." Tony says of this restaurant run by a couple, where the husband is Muslim and the wife is Jewish. He ate fried eggs with peppers from the garden; roasted tomatoes, okra, onions, and mint; grilled zucchini covered in fried yogurt sauce; fresh zucchini with mint and tiny sweet apricots

Gaza

🇵🇸

Gaza, Palestine

Tony had a meal with Laila El-Haddad and her family. They ate maqluba (a traditional Palestinian dish made of layers of fried eggplant, tomato, potatoes, caramelized onions, and chicken, sautéed then simmered in a broth with nutmeg, cinnamon, cardamom, and rice). They traveled just outside Gaza City to a gathering place for elders where they had fatit ’ajir (roasted baby watermelon, eggplant, tomatoes, squash, chiles, and olive oil) served with unleavened bread.

מידס‎

🇮🇱

Southern, Israel

Tony spoke with the owner of this restaurant whose daughter was killed. They discussed both sides of the conflict.

Bar Aliatar Los Caracoles

🇪🇸

Granada, Spain

Tony and his Director of Photography Zach Zamboni (who lives part time in Andalucia with his wife), ate a lunch of snails in almond sauce at this eatery with seating outdoors.

Hacienda La Marquesa

🇪🇸

Jaen, Spain

Tony visited La Marquesas Ranch, the private bullring of star matador David Fandila. Tony tried it himself with a calf. They then ate bull stew with local herbs, onions, and potatoes; ham; homemade chorizo; Spanish cheese; bread with olive oil

El Tabernaculo

🇪🇸

Granada, Spain

Tony visited during the Holy Week and stopped here to have some sausage and drinks

Museo de La Zambra - Cueva de Curro

🇪🇸

Granada, Spain

In Sacromonte, a neighborhood made of cave structures. Tony watched a an jeurga "informal, intimate, and spontaneous performance"

Taberna La Tana

🇪🇸

Granada, Spain

A little place for tapas. Tony went with Zach and Fuen. They had salmon with tomato, caviar

Restaurante Oliver

🇪🇸

Granada, Spain

Bar #2 for Tony, Zach, and Fuen. They had mussels steamed in butter and olive oil.

Bar Gallardo

🇪🇸

Granada, Spain

Bar #3 for the group. They ate cheese, fried smelts, picarones (fried pastry), chulatitas (baby lamb chops). 

Beach barbecue

🇪🇸

Almeria, Spain

Tony went to a moraga (a beach barbecue)  with chefs Juan Andres Moria and Rafael Luca, and friends. They had dried tuna on toast with spicy olive oil, fish, cheese, pate, grilled octopus, sea bream, pork tenderloin, and morcilla (blood sausage).

Casa Pasteles Albayzin

🇪🇸

Granada, Spain

Cafe con leche and a small breakfast like toast with tomato.

Meal with locals

🇪🇸

Granada, Spain

Zach's wife's family invited Tony for dinner. Iberico ham, remojon granadino (eaten during holy week, it has salt cod, egg, black olives, oranges, and tomatoes dressed in olive oil), migas (sardines, chorizo, melons, and peppers)

El Taco Loco

🇺🇸

New Mexico, United States

Taco truck where Tony ate carne asada, al pastor, and lengua tacos

Ghost Ranch

🇺🇸

New Mexico, United States

Tony went horseback riding in this area near where Georgia O'Keeffe spent her last years. Bourdain helped with a red canyon cook-out.

Santa Fe Plaza Inc

🇺🇸

New Mexico, United States

A mish mash of trinkets and souvenirs for sale, including Native American jewelry.

Five & Dime General Store

🇺🇸

New Mexico, United States

Tony bought a Frito Pie and a soda

Horseman's Haven Cafe

🇺🇸

New Mexico, United States

This place has a strain of chile grown specifically for the restaurant. Tony ate enchiladas with carne adobada (pork marinated in red chile sauce), beans and rice, pozole (hominy), sopapilla (fried bread) and green chile salsa (level 3 of spiciness, which Tony said was painful).

Kirtland Air Force Base

🇺🇸

New Mexico, United States

Two members of the New Mexico UFO & paranormal forum, Norio and James, met Tony outside here to talk about America's first rocketships.

Dead Horse Ranch

🇺🇸

New Mexico, United States

Margaritas and beer, and a whole roast pig is cooked underground in a barbecue known as a matanza.

Noma

🇩🇰

Hovedstaden, Denmark

Tony visited Chef Rene Redzepi at this restaurant, which is known to many as "the best restaurant in the world." Tony came to Denmark solely to visit this restaurant.

Tivoli Gardens

🇩🇰

Hovedstaden, Denmark

The second oldest amusement park in the world. Tony and Rene visited and rode on the ferris wheel.

Funchs Vinstue

🇩🇰

Hovedstaden, Denmark

Tony tried a local drink called Gammel Dansk (Danish bitters)

John's Hotdog Deli

🇩🇰

Hovedstaden, Denmark

Tony had the deluxe: sausage made with bacon and garlic, homemade mustard, onions pickled in beer.

Monaci delle Terre Nere

🇮🇹

Catania, Italy

Agri tourismo - a working farm, hotel, restaurant. Produces olive oil. On his last day in Sicily, he had a meal here made from ingredients on the farm: penne with sundried tomatoes and zucchini; a rabbit dish; agridolce greens

Spiaggia libera di Isola Bella

🇮🇹

Messina, Italy

The beach where they launched the boat to go "fishing" and then dropped dead fish, octopus, and shellfish into the water around Tony. He described his feelings on this experience saying he slid "quickly into a spiral of near hysterical depression." After this scene he gets really drunk.

Osteria Nero d'Avola

🇮🇹

Messina, Italy

Tony had dinner here after the disastrous "fishing" expedition. It's his birthday and he doesn't remember any of the meal because he drank so much. Tomaso and his wife (locals) had the meal together. They ate white olives, bread, olive oil, abalone served raw in the shell, baby sardines called neonata with citrus and salt, octopus, tuna tartare, cuttlefish crudo, pasta alfino querta (a true Sicilian classic made with fennel, pine nuts, saffron, and anchovy. Served with anchovy curing in chestnuts and salt for days, then lightly fried in oil.

Trattoria Piccolo Napoli

🇮🇹

Palermo, Italy

Tony met with food writer Mary Taylor Simeti, food writer, for lunch. They had panelli (fritter made from chickpeas), caponata (sweet and sour eggplant), spaghetti al nero di seppia (spaghetti in cuttlefish ink), casarecce al pescespada (pasta with swordfish, eggplant, and tomatoes)

D'Antone

🇮🇹

Catania, Italy

Tony tried horse meat here. They grilled it outside on the street. Tony enjoyed it.

Parco dei Nebrodi

🇮🇹

Messina, Italy

Tony went to a free range pig farm located in this national park. They cooked one of them, using the lungs and liver in a stew with garlic, chili pepper, red wine. They also make blood sausage and serve it with homemade cured meats, local cheese, and homemade wine.

Catania Market

🇮🇹

Catania, Italy

Very old market selling meats, produce, cheese, and other local goods. The market is best known for its seafood.

Meal with locals

🇮🇹

Catania, Italy

Tony had dinner at Tomaso's mother's home. They had caponata; bread and tomato salad; shrimp sautéed in garlic, butter, and herbs; sardines fillet sautéed in garlic, oil, and red pepper

Soweto

🇿🇦

Gauteng, South Africa

Tony watched a soccer game at Mawilies Inn (could not find on the map) in Soweto, a suburb of Johannesburg. The town name derives from an abbreviation of Southwestern Township. They ate lamb's head; mieliepap (sticky porridge made from maize); stewed beef, dumplings, stewed greens, carrots, beans, gravy.

The Yeoville Dinner Club

🇿🇦

Gauteng, South Africa

Chef Sanza cooked for Tony: A Nigerian dish of egusi and beef (cooked with melon and pumpkin seeds) futu (crumbly cornmeal porridge); basmati rice with rose water; achar (pickled eggplant and mango); Congolese cassava; and falafel. Menu changes daily.

Hillbrow

🇿🇦

Gauteng, South Africa

"A notoriously dangerous district" where Tony met with DJ Les.

Sympathy's Restaurant

🇿🇦

Gauteng, South Africa

Tony and DJ Les had fried chicken, greens, mieliepap, beets, and coleslaw.

Pretoria

🇿🇦

Gauteng, South Africa

Administrative center of South Africa and once "the heart of apartheid" 

Maders Slaghuis

🇿🇦

Gauteng, South Africa

A butcher that sells biltong, a salted dried meat. Afrikaner paraphernalia hangs in the shop, which bothered Tony. For restaurant, you can go to the meat counter and order cuts of meat with "monkey gland sauce" on the side (barbecue sauce).

Meal with locals

🇿🇦

Gauteng, South Africa

Tony ate iftar (meal at sundown when fasting for Ramadan has broken) with the Rasdien family. Malaysian family, they prepare panang curry with beef, a chicken pie, traditional ramadan shake.

Neighbourgoods Market

🇿🇦

Gauteng, South Africa

Tony ate a Balkan burger here. It is a flattened ground beef patty with tons of cheese and your choice of toppings. There is a rooftop with a view where you can sit and eat.

Robot Restaurant

🇯🇵

Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

Tony said this was the greatest show he's ever seen, better than Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, and David Bowie live. He saw the show called Robot Wars.

Bar Albatros

🇯🇵

Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

"Definition of a hole in the wall," says Tony.

Toshima City

🇯🇵

Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

There used to be a boxing gym in Toshima called Yurakura Gym, but I could not find it on the map.

Yasuda

🇯🇵

Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

Tony loves Yasuda in NYC, and wanted to find out why the chef, whom the restaurant is named for, would suddenly move back to Tokyo. Yasuda said that Japan is the origin of sushi, so he wanted to return to where it was created. Yasuda is also a karate master.

Daitoryo

🇯🇵

Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

Tony meets with Tamika (a professional dominatrix; Kinoko Hajime, a shibari (Japanese form of rope bondage) artist and Tamika’s partner; and Naga, a translator also joined) at this Izakaya restaurant. They have Kusaia, which is grilled fermented fish, yakitori, and motsunabe (intestine stew with miso).

Mienoumi

🇯🇵

Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

Tony had a meal with Toshio Maeda, the manga illustrator credited with inventing tentacle porn. They ate katsuo no tataki (seared bonito with daikon, fresh greens, sprouts, and ponzu) and tomato nabe (a hot pot of meat and vegetables favored by sumo wrestlers).

Mahakala

🇯🇵

Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

Tony had a meal with Chef Yasuda, they had kushiage (fried skewers of shrimp and basil, lotus fruit, octopus, and quail eggs) and okonomiyaki (egg-batter pancake stuffed with squid). Yasuda lives near here and loves this place.

Packard Automotive Plant

🇺🇸

Michigan, United States

Tony visited Al Hill, who lives on the site of the 3.5 million sq ft auto plant that is no longer in use.

Duly's Place Coney Island

🇺🇸

Michigan, United States

This place has been around for over 90 years. Open 24 hours. The Coney dog has chili, cheese, onions, and mustard atop a hot dog.

Cutters Bar & Grill

🇺🇸

Michigan, United States

Tony met with Adolph Mongo, a political strategist, and had a vodka.

The Heidelberg Project

🇺🇸

Michigan, United States

Tyree Guyton created this "delightfully loony outdoor community art project that began in 1986 and now attracts 35,000 visitors per year from around the world." 

MT. Elliott Charlevoix Market

🇺🇸

Michigan, United States

Tony visited this liquor store to pick up some alcohol.

Greedy Greg's Soul Food

🇺🇸

Michigan, United States

A backyard BBQ serving soul food. Tony had smoked pork loaded collards and mac & cheese. 

Engine 23 Squad 3

🇺🇸

Michigan, United States

Tony visited this fire department to eat with the firefighters. They made crabcakes, broccoli salad, and steak.

1301 Broadway St

🇺🇸

Michigan, United States

Former site of Guns & Butter, where Tony ate with Charlie Leduff, a journalist,  at a pop-up restaurant with Chef Craig Lieckfelt.

Pupuseria Y Restaurante Salvadoreno

🇺🇸

Michigan, United States

Home cooked Salvadoran meals. Tony ate here with Chef George Azar and friend Joe. They had tamales, pupusas, and shrimp with garlic butter.

Pritam Dhaba

🇮🇳

Punjab, India

"Get used to eating a lot of vegetarian. India is one of the few places on Earth where, even for me, that's not a burden," Tony says. He had chickpeas, saag, and lots of naan.

Golden Temple

🇮🇳

Punjab, India

Tony called this the "Sikh equivalent of the Vatican." He attended a festival called a gurpurab where feet are cleansed and people of all religions all take part in a simple meal

All India Famous Amritsari Kulcha

🇮🇳

Punjab, India

Iconic dish of Punjab. "A perfect little flavor bomb of wheat dough pressed against the side of a very, very hot clay oven, slathered with butter and served with a chickpea curry on the side."

Beera Chicken House

🇮🇳

Punjab, India

Tony had tandoori chicken and fresh baked naan

Tea Stall And Snacks Stall

🇮🇳

Himachal Pradesh, India

Tony had some snacks at this train station on his way to the Himalayas.

Shimla

🇮🇳

Himachal Pradesh, India

"Here the colonials created England in miniature," Tony says of this hill town.

Chapslee

🇮🇳

Himachal Pradesh, India

Tony stayed at this place where a maharaja once lived. He ate some of the food such as mulligatawny soup.

Bootlegger Italian Bistro

🇺🇸

Nevada, United States

A locals' joint with live entertainment. 

Raku

🇺🇸

Nevada, United States

Japanese Izakaya that is fancy and pricy, but casual. Tony met with Penn Jillette and ate sea urchin, tuna, Japanese river crab, hasaki sashimi, hasaki belly, juicy deep-fried chicken, hamachi belly, and fish collar

Marquee Nightclub & Dayclub

🇺🇸

Nevada, United States

Tony met with EDM DJ Jason Lima to talk about Vegas nightlife, which he admitted he is too old to understand.

Oscar's Steakhouse

🇺🇸

Nevada, United States

Tony met with former mayor and mob lawyer, Oscar Goodman.

eat.

🇺🇸

Nevada, United States

Tony had a meal with artist Anthony Bondi at this breakfast and lunch spot.

Lotus of Siam

🇺🇸

Nevada, United States

Tony ate here with Chef Jet Tila, who said this place has the "best Thai food in Vegas by far." You MUST have northern Thai food here. Tony says DO NOT order the pad thai. They had nam prik (a composed room temperature salad); nam kao tod (a puffed crispy rice salad with preserved pork sausage); hung lay (pork curry braised with garlic and ginger); and Northern larb.

é by José Andrés

🇺🇸

Nevada, United States

Tony ate Iberico ham and bean soup with roasted garlic; nitro almond cup, a frozen shell made from a puree of Marcona almonds, filled with almond milk espuma and finished with Andalusian caviar; mussels, olives with an escabeche “air;” truffle egg, a gelee of truffles formed into an egg shape with an actual yolk suspended in the center; crispy chicken skin escabeche; salt-roasted foie gras and clementine sauce; secreto de cerdo en papillote.

Huntridge Tavern

🇺🇸

Nevada, United States

Dive bar where Tony drank some Jameson Black

Reynon

🇫🇷

Rhône, France

Tony ate sabodet (sausage made from pig’s head, tongue, and beef) with Chef Georges Reynon and Chef Daniel Boulud.

L'Institut Restaurant

🇫🇷

Rhône, France

One of the nation's greatest culinary schools, started by Paul Bocuse. Tony and Daniel Boulud tried the poulet en vessie (chicken cooked inside a pig’s bladder).

Saint-Pierre-de-Chandieu

🇫🇷

Rhône, France

Tony visited Chef Boulud's childhood school in this town, where Chef Boulud explained the fresh, healthy meals students are given here. They had pumpkin soup, fish with couscous, cheese with chocolate and orange segments.

Café Comptoir Abel

🇫🇷

Rhône, France

Tony ate here with Chef Boulud and Bill Buford, a former fiction editor at The New Yorker. They had quenelle de brochet en gratin maison (gratin dumplings)

Bouchon Comptoir Brunet

🇫🇷

Rhône, France

Bill Buford called this "a very male tradition," called the Franc Machon. They ate Blanquette de Veau (slowly stewed neck and shoulder of veal with mushrooms served over rice); bread, Beaujolais wine.

Troisgros

🇫🇷

Loire, France

Chefs Michel and Cesar Troisgros carry on the family tradition of nouvelle cuisine. Tony had salmon in sorrel sauce, a dish that he says changed the world.

Paul Bocuse Restaurant

🇫🇷

Rhône, France

Tony said it had always been his dream to eat here. Paul Bocuse is considered the father of modern French cuisine. They ate soupe aux truffes noires V.G.E. (black-truffle soup named after former French President Valéry Giscard d’Estaing); loup en croûte feuilletée (sea bass in pastry crust); choron (béarnaise or hollandaise sauce made with tomato purée); pot-au-feu (French beef stew); lièvre à la royale (roasted hare).

Escuela de Box Rudy Perez

🇲🇽

Ciudad de México, Mexico

Tony visited this boxing gym to speak with boxer Jorge Lacierva

MIGAS La Guera

🇲🇽

Ciudad de México, Mexico

Located in a large public market in the neighborhood of Tepito, which is known to be a rough area to live in. Tony and hosts had migas: Cracked ham bones stewed with garlic, onion, cascabel chiles, and epazote; thickened with stale bread and served with tortillas.

Máximo Bistrot

🇲🇽

Ciudad de México, Mexico

Tony ate in Chef Eduardo Garcia's kitchen at this restaurant, one of the hottest places in Mexico. He ate abalone with chiles, lemon, and brown butter; confit of suckling pig, "topped with grandma’s salsa and served on a tortilla."

Monte Albán

🇲🇽

Oaxaca, Mexico

The Zapotec ruins are here. Tony and his guide drank mescal here.

Central de Abastos Oaxaca

🇲🇽

Oaxaca, Mexico

Chef Alejandro Ruiz Olmedo and Tony visited this Central Market where they ate barbacoa tacos, consommé, and tlayudas (perhaps best described as a Oaxacan pizza).

Restaurante Tlamanalli

🇲🇽

Oaxaca, Mexico

Tony visited a small town called Teotitlán del Valle and met Abigail Mendoza, a descendant from pre-Spanish Mexicans. She cooked a Chicken mole for him, using 35 kinds of chiles. The dish takes 2 weeks to prepare. She also made cow and pork brains cooked with chiles, tomatoes, and yerba santa.

Espacio Zapata

🇲🇽

Oaxaca, Mexico

Tony spoke with street artist Yescka about revolutionary art.

Cantina El Danubio

🇲🇽

Morelos, Mexico

Tony had drinks with poet and activist Javier Sicilia.

Metropol Hotel

🇷🇺

Moscow City, Russia

Tony met up with Zamir and ate Astrakhan caviar, salted cucumber with honey, Baltic sprat with beetroot, muksun (white fish with maldon salt), and vodka (of course)

Yornik (Closed)

🇷🇺

Moscow City, Russia

Tony and Zamir had a meal with Boris Nemtsov, one of the main critics of Putin, who served as an advisor under Yeltsin (he has since been assassinated in 2015, and this restaurant is now closed).

Meal with locals

🇷🇺

Moscow City, Russia

Tony met with Alexander Lebedev, businessman and owner of opposition newspaper Novaya Gazeta, at his home. They had fresh potato chips and Scottish salmon with cherry-tree sawdust.

16 Tonn

🇷🇺

Moscow City, Russia

Tony had drinks with Travis Link, manager of punk rock band Louna, and Rouben Kazariyan

Kazansky railway station

🇷🇺

Moscow City, Russia

Tony and Zamir took the luxury Grand Express train from Moscow to St. Petersburg. Aboard the train, they had blini with caviar and cold pickled herring, and vodka.

The Loft Club (Closed)

🇷🇺

Saint Petersburg, Russia

Tony met with Xena Robrek, an openly gay artist and filmmaker, and Darya Tarasova, a local fixer and translator at this club to have drinks.

Cococo (Closed)

🇷🇺

Saint Petersburg, Russia

Former site of restaurant called Cococo. Tony and Zamir had a meal with Sergey Shnurov and Matilda Shnurova, co-owners of Cococo.

Petropavlovskaya Krepost'

🇷🇺

Saint Petersburg, Russia

Former site of a fortress built to protect the city from marauding Swedes, it was taken over by Bolshevik rebels.

Big Apple Inn

🇺🇸

Mississippi, United States

Tony ate smokes (smoked-sausage sandwich) and ears (pig’s ear sandwiches), both served with housemade hot sauce and coleslaw; hot tamales.

Soul Wired Cafe

🇺🇸

Mississippi, United States

Tony met with Pyinfamous, a local hip hop artist, to have drinks.

Quapaw Canoe Company

🇺🇸

Mississippi, United States

Tony went on a canoe tour on the Mississippi River.

Buck Island

🇺🇸

Mississippi, United States

Tony and the canoe guide stopped here to cook food on a fire.

Doe's Eat Place

🇺🇸

Mississippi, United States

Opened in 1941. Tony had a Delta dinner of Doe’s famous salad, hot tamales, fries, shrimp, and porterhouse steaks.

The Senator's Place

🇺🇸

Mississippi, United States

Tony ate classic Southern soul-food buffet of collard greens, fried okra, mac ’n’ cheese, lima beans, red beans, neck bones, rice and gravy, a piece of fried chicken.

Lusco's

🇺🇸

Mississippi, United States

Tony had the special salad with Italian vinaigrette, steak, shrimp, onion rings, and pompano (a huge Delta fish).

Rowan Oak

🇺🇸

Mississippi, United States

The home of writer William Faulkner. Tony visited this house with Jack Pendarvis (animated series creator of Adventure Time).

City Grocery

🇺🇸

Mississippi, United States

Tony went to this writer/journalist bar where they had snacks and drinks

Lamar Lounge (Closed)

🇺🇸

Mississippi, United States

Former location of Lamar Lounge, a whole hog barbecue place.

Chiang Mai

🇹🇭

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Tony met Andy Ricker (Pok Pok restaurants) in a small village in this region. 

Him Tang Pig's Blood Soup

🇹🇭

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Tony and Andy Ricker visited this small but popular restaurant. They had grilled pig tail, Northern Thai herbal pork sausage, pig's brain, and pig's blood soup.

Laap Kao Cham Chaa

🇹🇭

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Tony and Andy ate fried frog with crunchy fried garlic.

Zoom Bar

🇹🇭

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Tony and Andy had grilled pork intestine and drinks.

Chang Phuak Gate Night Market - Food Stalls

🇹🇭

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Known as the Khao Ka Moo Cowboy Hat Lady, where they ate Khao kha moo (stewed pork leg).

Gia Tod Teing Keun

🇹🇭

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Tony and Andy had deep fried chicken and fish, Thai chili dip nam prik noom, Thai pork sausage

Chiangmai Cabaret show

🇹🇭

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Ladyboy cabaret show

Krapao

🇹🇭

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Andy and Tony ate Pad kee mao (drunken noodles) here, a spicy dish that has no noodles for some reason. They also ate kra pao gai (Thai basil chicken), pad cha talay (seafood stirfry).

Khao Soi Lam Duan

🇹🇭

Chiang Mai, Thailand

For breakfast, Tony had Khao soi (curry coconut milk noodle soup), som tam (green papaya salad), Thai iced tea.

Pa Daeng Jin Tup

🇹🇭

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Andy and Tony had their last meal at this place which serves hammered meat. The owner also presented a special dish to them, "a bitter soup with buffalo tendon spiked with bile," which Tony described as addicting.

Sak Yant Tattoo

🇹🇭

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Tony and Andy both got sak yant tattoos (traditional Thai tattoos)

Bistrô Brazfood Drink Bar (Closed)

🇧🇷

Bahia, Brazil

Tony had capirinhas, chorizo, and other snacks at this outdoor restaurant.

Streetside bar in Pelourinho (Closed)

🇧🇷

Bahia, Brazil

Tony met with Claudio Madureiro and Marília Hughes Guerreiro Costa, at a streetside cafe/bar on a big music and party night in the storied neighborhood of Pelo.

Mercado da Sete Portas

🇧🇷

Bahia, Brazil

Tony met with famous Brazilian artist, Belo Borba in this public market. They ate a fish that can kill you if not prepared properly, served in a spicy stew.

Acarajé da Dinha

🇧🇷

Bahia, Brazil

A food stand that always has a line. Tony had acarajé, "a falafel-like wad of crushed black-eyed peas, seasoned with brown brine shrimp and onions, deep-fried until crispy and golden, with chili spice in dendê oil"

Praia do Rio Vermelho

🇧🇷

, Brazil

Tony relaxed by the beach and had caipirinhas and fried cheese on a stick.

Fuchun Xiaolong

🇨🇳

Shanghai, China

Tony had xiao long bao (soup dumplings), fried pork chop with brown sauce with Professor Zhou Lin, Dean at Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Chun Restaurant

🇨🇳

Shanghai, China

"Classic, homestyle Shanghai meals," Tony described of this restaurant that is a favorite of Yao Minji, chief feature reporter for SHINE. No menu, no waiting list. Tony had you bao xia (wok-fried shrimp); hong shao rou (braised pork belly); yan du xian (clay pot soup with bean curd stock, pork belly, tofu, and bamboo)

The House of Roosevelt

🇨🇳

Shanghai, China

Tony had a meal with Roosevelt China Investments President Tim Tse. They had French oysters with champagne, New Zealand shrimp, Australian Wagyu beef

Erguang Wonton (Zhaozhou Road)

🇨🇳

Shanghai, China

Tony's dinner guest, English teacher Bill Wang, says this is the best place to get wontons. Minced pork, bok choy, rice wine in a wonton dough, served with a mixture of soy sauce, vinegar, chili sauce, sesame oil, and peanut butter. "YOU NEED THIS," Tony exclaims.

Di Shui Dong

🇨🇳

Shanghai, China

"Hacker turned entrepreneur Thomas Yao" met with Tony at this place, where they ate ziran paigu (cumin-rubbed ribs).

Constellation Bar

🇨🇳

Shanghai, China

Tony and Thomas Yao pregamed here before crashing a wedding. They had moscow mules

Moodies Records

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Tony met with the record store owner to talk about the birth of hip hop in the Bronx.

188 Bakery Cuchifritos

🇺🇸

New York, United States

"Old school, Puerto Rican goodness," Tony said of this place which serves cuchifritos (deep-fried pig parts), morcilla (blood sausage), plantains, rice and beans.

Pelham Bay Park

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Tony had a fish coconut stew in this park.

Sundial Herbal Product

🇺🇸

New York, United States

No data

Barry's restaurant

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Tony had pig-tail soup and rum drinks.

Lammy's Restaurant

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Tony had goat curry, stewed oxtail, rice, peas, collards, mac ’n’ cheese.

Sea Shore Restaurant

🇺🇸

New York, United States

"Cape Cod of the Bronx." Tony had steamed clams, boiled striper, snow crab, beer.

Liebman’s Deli

🇺🇸

New York, United States

One of the only Jewish delis in the Bronx. Tony had hot pastrami, chopped liver on toast, potato pancakes with applesauce, pickles, Dr. Brown’s Cel-Ray (celery-flavored soda).

White Castle

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Tony had the famous sliders here

Bronx Academy of Letters

🇺🇸

New York, United States

Tony visited this school. They talked about chopped cheese.

Lido Bar

🇵🇾

Asunción, Paraguay

"Ladies in orange vests cook and serve old school Paraguayan working class food to people from every walk of life," Tony explains. They ate empanadas de carna (beef, onion, and hard-cooked egg).

Mercado Cuatro

🇵🇾

Asunción, Paraguay

A food market with food stands, known as the largest and most popular food market. Tony ate a catfish soup, gnocchi and stew, sopa de Paraguayan.

Paraguay River

🇧🇷

Mato Grosso Do Sul, Brazil

Tony took a boat up the river to see New Bordeaux. While on the boat, they ate grilled dorado fish topped with a mango salsa and catfish

Iglesia Divino Niño Jesus en Asuncion Paraguay

🇵🇾

Asunción, Paraguay

Tony visited this old cemetery to see if he could find his great great great great grandfather's grave. He did not find it but historians said it might have been overbuilt. While in Paraguay he learned that his ancestor came into the country as a hat maker but also sold fireworks, which could have been made into weapons.

Dong Ba Market

🇻🇳

Thura Thien-Hue, Vietnam

Tony had bún bò Huế (bone broth with lemongrass), fermented shrimp paste with rice noodles, tender beef shank, crabmeat dumplings, pig’s foot; huyết (blood cake)

Nhà hàng Duyên Anh

🇻🇳

Thura Thien-Hue, Vietnam

Tony met with his old friend Dinh Hoang Linh and had grilled eel with lemongrass, green chili, and pepper. And lobster

Meal with locals

🇻🇳

Thura Thien-Hue, Vietnam

Tony ate at Boi Tran’s home and gallery with Boi Tran, painter; Nguyen Qui Duc; Hương Lan, writer and food blogger; art collector Jean-François Hubert, and Philippe Damas. They had bird’s nest soup, made of swallow’s nests and served with crabmeat, crab roe, red onion, pepper, and seasoned steamed lotus seeds; lobster with red onion, ginger, lemongrass, and chiles, cooked and presented in a bowl with lime leaves and the stock poured over it

Quán bánh O Lé

🇻🇳

Thura Thien-Hue, Vietnam

Tony had lunch here: bánh xèo (rice-flour pancakes), steamed and topped with fried shallots and cassava paste and crumbled fried shrimp; bánh bột lọc (cassava or tapioca with pork and shrimp wrapped in a banana leaf); fried sticky-rice dumplings filled with shrimp

Jaw's Corner

🇹🇿

Zanzibar West, Tanzania

Tony had coffee and a pastry at an outdoor cafe here

Jambiani

🇹🇿

Zanzibar South and Central, Tanzania

Tony visited this coastal town, which was an important site to raise the support of revolution for equal rights. A family cooked a meal for him. Coconut rice, freshly caught tasi fish, simmer with garlic and lime, topped with umngqusho (a fresh salad of chopped tomato, eggplant, cucumber, potato), and another fish which is a type of mackeral, marinated in lime and garlic and fried. Served with various breads, cassava, and rice.

Forodhani Gardens

🇹🇿

Zanzibar South and Central, Tanzania

Street foods galore! Tony had octopus and masala lobster with chili mango, grilled on a skewer. He also had Zanzibar pizza (beef, tomato, onion, cheese, egg, and mayo rolled up in a dough and fried)

Stone Town

🇹🇿

Zanzibar West, Tanzania

Somewhere on the outskirts of Stone Town, Tony visited a vendor that specializes in meats on skewers. He had beef on a stick, chicken (prepared with garlic, lime, coriander, ginger, salt, and pepper), tamarind-chili sauce, fries.

Arusha

🇹🇿

Arusha, Tanzania

Tony flew to this small town before heading into the Serengheti.

Ngorongoro Crater

🇹🇿

Arusha, Tanzania

"An entire ecosystem within an ecosystem" Tony said of this volcano crater. He had breakfast at his hotel overlooking the crater lake.

andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge

🇹🇿

Arusha, Tanzania

"Idyllic natural setting and good plumbing? Pretty much paradise," Tony describes.

Lake Magadi

🇹🇿

Arusha, Tanzania

They had lunch by the lake after driving around looking at zebras, hyena, lions, giraffe, and elephants. There was pesto pasta and brownies involved.

Ndutu Camp

🇹🇿

Arusha, Tanzania

Tony and wildlife biologist visited this area where tribal people called Maasai people live and share land with the lions

(Tabbakhi Neshat) طباخی نشاط‎‎

🇮🇷

Tehran, Iran

Tony had sheephead stew and bread at this cafe.

DiziBar Persian Cuisine

🇮🇷

Tehran, Iran

Tony had a dish called Dizi, named after the vessel it is cooked in 

Tehran

🇮🇷

Tehran, Iran

The best food in Iran is made at people's houses. Tony's host cooked him a huge meal in her house. They had chicken cream soup, Fesenjan (a stew of fried chicken, onion, ground walnuts, pomegranate, dried apricot, tomato paste), Mahia Halva (tilapia), Ghemieh (beans and meat), Tahdig (crispy rice).

Bethlehem Church

🇮🇷

Esfahan, Iran

Tony visited this church in the Isfahan province

Haaj Mahmoud Shefa'at Beryani

🇮🇷

Esfahan, Iran

Tony had Iranian biryani here.

Abbasi Great Mosque

🇮🇷

Esfahan, Iran

The second largest public square in the world

Meal with locals

🇮🇷

Esfahan, Iran

Tony had more Persian food in someone's home. They ate Boz Ghormeh (slow cooked lamb in yogurt, saffron, and egg yolks), sour cherry rice, koofteh tabrizi (a very large meatball with ground beef, onion, cooked rice, walnuts, dried apricots, boiled eggs, and barberries).

Milad Tower

🇮🇷

Tehran, Iran

A symbol of national pride, the tallest building. Tony visited the observation deck. During the shoot, a huge sandstorm rolled through the area, causing parts of the building to fly off. This was all captured on film.

Spiritus Pizza

🇺🇸

Massachusetts, United States

John Yingling owns this place and helped to mentor Tony in his young days when he was not yet a chef. Tony used to sleep on top of the walk-in at Espiritus' old location.

The Lobster Pot

🇺🇸

Massachusetts, United States

Tony had Portuguese Kale Soup with linguisa, and crab-stuffed cod.

A-House

🇺🇸

Massachusetts, United States

America's oldest gay bar (built in 1798). Tony had drinks here.

MacMillan Pier

🇺🇸

Massachusetts, United States

Tony rode on the Sea Hunter, a sea scallop fishing vessel

Old Colony Tap

🇺🇸

Massachusetts, United States

Fishermen bar. They also ate Wellfleet oysters.

Greenfield

🇺🇸

Massachusetts, United States

Tony visited this small New England town to talk about heroin and opiate use.

Shelburne Falls Bowling Alley

🇺🇸

Massachusetts, United States

The second oldest bowling alley in the US, where pin bowling is the game.

Shady Glen

🇺🇸

Massachusetts, United States

Old school diner specializing in many pies. Tony had corned beef and cabbage and raspberry cream pie.

Recover Project

🇺🇸

Massachusetts, United States

Tony visited this drug recovery center where people shared their stories.

Turners Falls Schuetzen Verein

🇺🇸

Massachusetts, United States

Tony went to this local's only shooting club where they had a good old fashioned clam bake

Piggy's Jerk Centre (Closed)

🇯🇲

Portland, Jamaica

Tony ate at a jerk stand called Piggy's in this town. Unfortunately it burned down in 2019

Trident Hotel

🇯🇲

Portland, Jamaica

Tony was the only guest in this "expensive, luxurious" hotel. Tony had dinner with the owner of the hotel, one of the richest men in the world, local billionaire Michael Lee Chin.

Dr. Hoe Rum Bar

🇯🇲

Saint Mary, Jamaica

Tony had a traditional fisherman’s breakfast, and a Steel Bottom (one part rum, four parts beer).

GoldenEye

🇯🇲

, Jamaica

Ian Fleming's cottage (British author known for creating the James Bond character). It is now a resort.

Chris’s Cook Shop Main Street

🇯🇲

Saint Mary, Jamaica

Tony had oxtail, curried goat, callaloo, rice and pigeon peas.

Cynthia’s on Winifred

🇯🇲

Portland, Jamaica

At this public beach, this food stand sells ackee, banana, and salt cod.

Chef Choi Biryong’s U.S. Army barrack-converted studio

🇰🇷

Seoul, South Korea

Tony and Chef Biryong make budae jjigae on his TV show called Mukbang.

Junco Music Town

🇰🇷

Seoul, South Korea

Much to Tony's horror, his business friends decided to go to this karaoke bar

Gwangjang Market

🇰🇷

Seoul, South Korea

Tony has ddukboki (spicy rice cakes), japchae (sweet-potato noodles), and soondae (blood sausage)

Jeongdaepo

🇰🇷

Seoul, South Korea

Korean BBQ with a group of Korean businessmen

PeaK PC Bang Yeoksam

🇰🇷

Seoul, South Korea

Tony played a video game in this PC video game cafe

Garak Market

🇰🇷

Seoul, South Korea

No data

Islas Canarias Restaurant

🇺🇸

Florida, United States

Cuban coffee and food. Tony met with chef Michelle Bernstein and had a medianoche sandwich (roast pork, ham, Swiss cheese, pickles, and mustard)

Mac's Club Deuce

🇺🇸

Florida, United States

Tony met the owner, Mac Klein, who was 100 years old in 2014 (he died in 2016).

Captain Jim's Seafood Market & Restaurant

🇺🇸

Florida, United States

Tony met with documentary film producers Billy Corben and Alfred Spellman to have stone crab claws.

Yardbird Southern Table and Bar

🇺🇸

Florida, United States

Tony had a meal with Questlove here. They had deviled eggs; fried green tomatoes with pork belly; chocolate chip pancakes with bourbon maple syrup, banana compote, and peanut butter; fried chicken with chilled watermelon; cheddar-cheese waffles; and shrimp and grits

MLK(My Little Kitchen) Restaurant

🇺🇸

Florida, United States

Tony met with Miami bass pioneer, Uncle Luke. They had fish and grits.

B & M Market

🇺🇸

Florida, United States

A market in Little Haiti with a 4-seat cafe selling cow foot soup.

Pepito's Plaza

🇺🇸

Florida, United States

Tony and Chef Michelle Bernstein had a HUGE burger here called the Doralzuela (beef patty with ham, egg, six varieties of sauce, crispy potatoes, and cheese)

Miami River

🇺🇸

Florida, United States

Tony visited Captain Bob who lives on a boat on this river.

Oolite Restaurant (Closed)

🇺🇸

Florida, United States

Tony ate health food with his punk hero Iggy Pop

Mother India Restaurant

🇬🇧

City of Glasgow, United Kingdom

Tony met with former police chief John Carnochan and had lamb curry simmered in spicy tomato gravy and naan

Rogano

🇬🇧

City of Glasgow, United Kingdom

Tony met with Janey Godley, a comedian, and had Scottish oysters and lobster thermidor

Tactical Edge

🇬🇧

Angus, United Kingdom

Tony met with former bouncer defense expert Mark Davies at his close combat knife defense center 

The University Cafe

🇬🇧

City of Glasgow, United Kingdom

Tony had fish and chips (haddock), covered in shredded cheese and curry sauce; deep fried haggis with curry sauce 

Letterewe

🇬🇧

Inverness, United Kingdom

Tony had a home cooked meal made by Fiona Cullinane here with A.A. Gill, a restaurant critic. They had roasted grouse with bacon and bread sauce, and served with watercress, parsnips, and beetroot. The next day they went hunting and shot a deer, then had a meal of venison seared in duck fat and served with a pan sauce of red wine, butter, and currant jelly.

New York Café

🇭🇺

Budapest, Hungary

Over 125 years old, it was the nicest cafe in the world at the time it was built where artists and writers gathered. Nowadays, they have lots of foie gras on the menu. Tony had the pork throttle stew.

Bufe Falatozo

🇭🇺

Budapest, Hungary

"A smoky, chilly working class joint," Tony describes of this restaurant. "A golden pancake, heaped with chicken livers, and covered, nay, drowned, with a rich, deeply satisfying sauce with bone marrow." He also tried the venison stew and the HUGE schnitzel this place is famous for.

Belvárosi Disznótoros

🇭🇺

Budapest, Hungary

Tony tried the blood sausage with braised red cabbage and pickles.

Gellért Thermal Bath

🇭🇺

Budapest, Hungary

A huge and beautiful thermal bathhouse Tony went to with Vilmos Zsigmond, a cinematographer who worked on movies like Close Encounters of the Third Kind. (He died in 2016.)

Old Kőrössy Fish Restaurant

🇭🇺

Csongrád, Hungary

Tony went to a restaurant from Vilmos' childhood, where they ate this fish chowder called halászlé made from pike from the river and seasoned with paprika and other spices.

Vígszínház Street

🇭🇺

Budapest, Hungary

Tony saw a gypsy band called Budapest Bar play and then ate with the musicians. They had chicken paprikash, whole perch roasted in bacon, stuffed cabbage filled with goose meat and slow-cooked, goulash.

Muguet

🇲🇬

Antananarivo, Madagascar

Tony met with Darren Aronofsky here to begin their journey

Look's Andravoahangy

🇲🇬

Antananarivo, Madagascar

Tony and Darren Aronofsky visited this restaurant where Tony ate pork and Darren (a vegetarian) had veggies and beans.

Chez Mariette

🇲🇬

Antananarivo, Madagascar

Tony had a famous goose dish, served with broth made from chicken and ginger, rice, and a salad

Ranomafana National Park

🇲🇬

Fianarantsoa, Madagascar

Tony and Darren got to see golden lemurs. There are only 500 alive in the world. Tony then watched the village people butcher a cow while Darren took photos and relaxed by a stream.

Sahambavy train station

🇲🇬

Fianarantsoa, Madagascar

Tony and Darren took a very old train to Manakara.

Manakara

🇲🇬

Fianarantsoa, Madagascar

Tony ate shark, lobster, shrimp, zebra, lots of veggies (Darren just had veggies) on the beach with some locals.

Hiram's

🇺🇸

New Jersey, United States

Tony calls this his "happy place" because his father used to bring him here in the 50s. He ate a cheeseburger, fries, and a ripper hotdog

Barnegat Light

🇺🇸

New Jersey, United States

Tony and his brother drove out to this shore town to relive old memories.

Kubel's

🇺🇸

New Jersey, United States

Tony and Chris had lunch here and talked about their childhoods on the beach. They had clams in drawn butter, which he says no matter where in the world he ate them, it reminds him of this spot. They also had fried clams and fries.

Knife and Fork Inn

🇺🇸

New Jersey, United States

Tony ate pretzel-crusted swordfish over lump crab meat with Vicki Gold Levy, a local historian. She had pan seared scallops.

Dock's Oyster House

🇺🇸

New Jersey, United States

Tony ate with Brian Donohue, a NJ journalist. Tony had oysters and stuffed lobster. 

Borgata

🇺🇸

New Jersey, United States

Tony watched a comedy show featuring comedian couple Rich Vos and Bonnie McFarlane, then ate a meal with them.

Tony's Baltimore Grill

🇺🇸

New Jersey, United States

Tony had dinner with the comedian couple. He ate spaghetti with meatballs. Tony says he is not a fan of Trump and says he looks ridiculous.

Tony & Ruth Steaks

🇺🇸

New Jersey, United States

Tony met with Tawanda Jones, founder of a youth empowerment advocacy to talk about her drill team group. He ate eggs, meat, rice and soup for breakfast.

Donkey's Place

🇺🇸

New Jersey, United States

Tony says the cheesesteaks here are better than Philly, but it's not a typical cheesesteak. It's on a round kaiser poppyseed roll with steak, fried onions, and American cheese

Lucille's Country Cooking

🇺🇸

New Jersey, United States

Tony had eggs and meat here with Paul Pederson, a musician from the Pine Barrens

Frank's Deli & Restaurant

🇺🇸

New Jersey, United States

Tony had a Jersey sandwich with sliced ham, salami, pepperoni, provolone, tomato, onions, shredded lettuce, roasted peppers, and oil & vinegar.

James' Original Salt Water Tfy

🇺🇸

New Jersey, United States

Tony is not a sweets guy, but he and Chris visited this salt water taffy place, which is a nostalgic place for them

Town

🇺🇸

Hawaii, United States

Tony had pan roasted mahi mahi in this local seafood restaurant

Ethel's Grill

🇺🇸

Hawaii, United States

Tony went to this small eatery with 2 chefs, Andrew Lay and Mark “Gooch” Noguchi. They ate miso soup, pigs feet soup, tripe, taco rice (taco toppings and an over-easy egg on top of rice, which is an Okinawan specialty).

Kalaeloa Harbor

🇺🇸

Hawaii, United States

Tony went diving with a fisherman for some octopus off the coast of Moloka'i, which they hunted with the spear.

Keawanui Fishpond

🇺🇸

Hawaii, United States

A sacred place in the community on Moloka'i, which is known as "The Friendly Place," but has a reputation for being unwelcoming to outsiders on other islands. They had slow roasted pig, grilled kala fish, mullet cooked lavalu style, octopus, poi, and freshwater clams from the mountains.

Tasty Crust Restaurant

🇺🇸

Hawaii, United States

Tony met with a Hawaiian journalist, Daniel Ikaikaito. They had a plate lunch, a Hawaiian specialty of a protein with white rice and potato-mac salad. They ate theirs with chicken katsu, hamburger steak in “sinister” gravy, seared ahi with nori and sesame seed.

Rizk Chicken

🇱🇧

Beirut, Lebanon

"Broasted" chicken shawarma

Radio Beirut

🇱🇧

Beirut, Lebanon

Tony met with a rapper named Chino to talk about this radio station that hosts all types of musicians.

Al Rawda - Shatila - Restaurant

🇱🇧

Beirut, Lebanon

Tony had fish, a meze of hummus and salads, Laziza nonalcoholic beer.

Al Falamanki Sodeco

🇱🇧

Beirut, Lebanon

Tony had tabbouleh, kofta with yogurt sauce and cranberries, stuffed grape leaves, kibbeh.

MusicHall Starco

🇱🇧

Beirut, Lebanon

This huge night club has many different kinds of acts. Tony met with the owner.

Abou Elie Pub

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Beirut, Lebanon

No data

Santy Pescador

🇨🇺

La Habana, Cuba

Tony had sushi with Hugo Cancio, a Cuban born entrepreneur

Fábrica de Arte Cubano

🇨🇺

La Habana, Cuba

Nightclub, performance space, and art gallery highlighting artists and DJs from around the world.

Restaurante Tien Tan

🇨🇺

La Habana, Cuba

Tony had a meal with Jon Lee Anderson, a writer for the New Yorker. They had steamed dumplings and "Sichuan chicken that is about as Sichuan as I am"

Meal with locals

🇨🇺

La Habana, Cuba

Tony ate at local's home, she is a journalist for Havana Times. They had pork marinated in garlic, onion, and sour orange, served with rice.

Cafeteria a la BBQ

🇨🇺

La Habana, Cuba

Tony ate with internationally renowned author Leonardo Padura. They had fried pork and plantains with flan made out in a cut down beer can.

Caribeño Restaurante (closed?)

🇨🇺

Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

Could not find this restaurant on the map. Tony had dorado, rice, beans, plantains, and rum.

Café de l'Abbaye

🇫🇷

Bouches-du-Rhône, France

Tony and his best friend Eric Ripert ate at this outdoor cafe. 

Le Petit Nice Passedat

🇫🇷

Bouches-du-Rhône, France

Marseilles' only Michelin starred restaurant when this was filmed. They had bouillabaisse and a cheese course that Bourdain was obsessed with

Restaurant Fémina

🇫🇷

Bouches-du-Rhône, France

Restaurant known for their couscous. Tony had the royale, which is served with veggies, merguez sausage, chicken, chickpeas, lamb, and meatballs.

Chez Georgiana (Closed)

🇫🇷

Bouches-du-Rhône, France

Tony ate at this restaurant with Eric Ripert and many women in the restaurant business, who discussed how it is to be a female chef in the male-dominated business.

U Mio Paese

🇫🇷

Bouches-du-Rhône, France

Tony and Eric had some fantastic charcuterie at a patio table outside of this charcuterie shop 

The Champ De Mars

🇫🇷

Bouches-du-Rhône, France

Tony and Eric had drinks at this bar with a local filmmaker & sports writer, Gilles Rof

Le Bar de la Plaine

🇫🇷

Bouches-du-Rhône, France

Tony, Eric, and Gilles Rof (local sports writer) played foosball here

Ishikawa Dome

🇯🇵

Okinawa Prefecture, Japan

Tony watched bull sumo, or Tōgyū, while eating yakitori.

Urizun

🇯🇵

Okinawa Prefecture, Japan

Tony had pork belly (cooked with stock, heavily infused with bonito flakes), pork ears thinly sliced and dressed in rice-wine vinaigrette, slow-roasted ribs brined in sake and seasonings.

Gettouan

🇯🇵

Oita Prefecture, Japan

"A private home turned restaurant serving very traditional Okinawan dishes," Tony describes.Tony had "tundaabun"  or multiple bite-size portions served in a lacquered dish of "sliced squid; swordfish wrapped in seaweed and simmered in stock and fermented sake; dried sea snake, slow-simmered; burdock root wrapped in pork loin, slow-cooked in hot sauce; taro flash-fried and dressed with sugar and soy; pork shoulder dredged in black sesame, then steamed."

Makishi Market

🇯🇵

Okinawa Prefecture, Japan

A public food market where you can pick out the fish and they will cook it for you. Tony had snapper and parrot fish sashimi; sea grapes dressed in vinegar; gurukun (unofficial national fish of Okinawa) battered and deep-fried; porcupine fish, battered and deep-fried.

Lawson Kokusai Street kumoji

🇯🇵

Okinawa Prefecture, Japan

A mini market. Tony is obsessed with the egg salad sandwich. In the behind the scenes episode in season 12, the crew explained that the location they shot at ran out of egg salad sandwiches and there was a mad rush to find one at nearby Lawson stores.

The DOJO bar

🇯🇵

Okinawa Prefecture, Japan

Tony had drinks, horse meat and goat sashimi, pork belly, pickled pig’s ears, baked yam

Sinbad’s Pier 2 Restaurant (Closed)

🇺🇸

California, United States

Now closed, Tony had a meal here with John Birdsall, a food writer.

Ralph Gracie Jiu Jitsu

🇺🇸

California, United States

Tony trained here every morning while he was filming this episode. He trains at the sister school in NYC, and planned this entire episode just so he could train here.

Swan Oyster Depot

🇺🇸

California, United States

This was one of Tony's regular stops when he visited San Francisco. He had crab and oysters.

Trader Vic's Emeryville

🇺🇸

California, United States

Tony had ribs and mai tais with author Sean Wilsey.

4505 Burgers & BBQ

🇺🇸

California, United States

Tony had a meal with Richie Nakano, a chef. They ordered the Presidential Platter, which is a sampler platter of brisket, hog, jalapeño and cheddar sausage, frankaroni (macaroni around a hot dog), ribs, chicken, beans, potato salad, coleslaw, bread, fries.

Miss Ollie's

🇺🇸

California, United States

Tony ate here with Bobby Seale, co-founder of the Black Panther Party. They ate skillet-fried chicken, rice and peas, greens

Juhu Beach Club

🇺🇸

California, United States

Tony met again with John Birdsall, author, to have Indian food. Chef Preeti Mistry described the dishes to them and discussed Indian food in America. They ate Manchurian cauliflower which Preeti described as “vegetable candy”, bhel puri (puffed-rice dish), chili paneer, yogurt-marinated chicken curry served on rice, Indian Scotch egg (the Scotch egg was invented in India).

Minato Japanese Restaurant

🇺🇸

California, United States

Tony and author Curt Fukuda discussed how the Japanese internments during WWII while eating tempura and Japanese curry tonkatsu.

COI

🇺🇸

California, United States

A two-Michelin starred restaurant. They had veggie burger, beet rose with yogurt and rose petal ice (signature dish), California sturgeon caviar, egg yolk poached in smoked oil, wild king salmon wrapped in yuba with charred cabbage in wild ginger sauce, beef tenderloin, black sesame mocha bun with strawberry kumquat.

Kategna Restaurant

🇪🇹

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Tony met with chef Marcus Samuelsson and his wife Maya. They had beyaynetu, a platter of various stews including goman (sauteed greens), shiro wat (chickpea stew), tikil gomen (sauteed white cabbage); all served with injera bread.

Mesi Grocery store/መጠጥ መሸጫ

🇪🇹

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Tony had shekla tibs, which are chunks of fried beef or lamb served in a clay pot with Ethiopian skateboarders and Marcus Samuelsson.

Local Tej Bet

🇪🇹

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Tony, Marcus, and Maya had tej, a light alcoholic drink made of fermented barley and honey

Meal with locals

🇪🇹

Southern Nations Nationalities and People's Region, Ethiopia

Tony, Marcus, and Maya went to this small village where Maya grew up. They were served coffee. Later they had a feast where they barbecued 2 goats.

Wong Ah Wah Restaurant

🇲🇾

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

After a very long plane ride, Tony had char kway teow (dish made with rice noodles), spicy pork noodles, black pepper crab, beer.

Restoran Seetharam Family Curry House

🇲🇾

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Tony ate here with a tattoo artist that did his ouroboros tattoo, Eddie David of Borneo Ink.

Aunty Aini's Garden Cafe

🇲🇾

Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia

Tony sat with the chef and ate roast beef, poached egg, chicken rendang.

Choon Hui Cafe

🇲🇾

Sarawak, Malaysia

Tony calls Sarawak laksa "a magical dish," it has chicken, prawn, coconut, chili, and noodles in a complex broth. “Best breakfast ever.”

Kuching

🇲🇾

Sarawak, Malaysia

Tony returned to the small village of Kuching nearly a decade since his last visit. “When I first went up this river, I was sick with love—the bad kind, the fist around your heart kind. I ran far, but there was no escaping it. It followed me up river, all the way. That was 10 long years ago. … Yet here I am again, heading up to that same longhouse in the jungle.”

Poyraz Sahil Balık Restaurant

🇹🇷

Istanbul, Turkey

Tony had whole fried fish and an alcoholic beverage called raki

Karpi Trabzon Pidesi Ve Akçaabat Köftesi

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Tony had Pide, the Turkish version of pizza, with ground meat, cheese, and onions

Mutfak Dili Ev Yemekleri (Closed)

🇹🇷

Istanbul, Turkey

Former site of Mutfak Dili Ev Yemekleri, where Tony had some traditional food.

Akar Lokantası

🇹🇷

Istanbul, Turkey

Tony's friend the taxi driver recommended this restaurant. They had Işkembe çorbası (tripe soup).

Princes Islands

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Tony had a meal with a local poet on Princes Islands

Mikla

🇹🇷

Istanbul, Turkey

Tony had drinks at the rooftop bar of this restaurant/hotel.

The Griffon

🇺🇸

South Carolina, United States

Tony met with local chef Sean Brock to have beer, Jägermeister, Brock’s 1991 Stitzel-Weller bourbon

Waffle House

🇺🇸

South Carolina, United States

Chef Sean Brock introduced Tony to the wonders of the Waffle House, the only place for late night eats in the area. They had pecan waffles, patty melt cheeseburger, green salad with Thousand Island dressing, thin-cut pork chops, T-bone steak, hash browns

Charleston RiverDogs

🇺🇸

South Carolina, United States

A feeder team for the NY Yankees, Tony met with Bill Murray who is an owner of the team, to watch a game

Husk

🇺🇸

South Carolina, United States

One of Chef Sean Brock's restaurants, Tony and Billy Murray had a meal here. "Husk directly addresses Southern culinary traditions using the best of modern techniques, but always, ALWAYS respecting the originals and who made them," Tony says. They had old country ham made from a pig brought over from Spain in the 1500s called asabal, and aged 3 years. They also had oyster pie (a pre-Civil war recipe), shrimp & grits, hoppin john with Carolina gold rice, grilled whiting, suckling pig, creamed corn, and cornbread.

Meal with locals

🇺🇸

South Carolina, United States

Chef VJ Dennis cooked some gullah classics here at Mosquito Beach on James Island, home of Ashley Green. They had local blue crab, garlic shrimp, softshell crabs & conch in a peanut stew with sauteed Carolina squash and zucchini

FIG

🇺🇸

South Carolina, United States

Tony ate with Chef Glen Roberts, owner of heirloom grain company Anson Mills. He ate in season soft-shell crab with pasta and shaved bottarga ("which frankly, I'd slit my best friend's throat for"), heirloom rice and peas with suckling pig and chicken confit over Carolina Gold rice

Atlantic Game & Tackle

🇺🇸

South Carolina, United States

Tony shopped here to prep for a turkey hunt.

Meal with locals

🇺🇸

South Carolina, United States

Tony ate with Fig owner and executive chef Mike Lata, Rebellion Farm owner Jeff Allen, and Sean Brock. They had barbecued turkey, pickled pigs’ feet and collard greens, barbecue coleslaw, potato salad with ramps, baked red peas, mac and cheese

Scott’s Bar-B-Que

🇺🇸

South Carolina, United States

Out in the middle of the country, Sean Brock brought Tony to this traditional whole hog pit barbecue, a place that has been in business for over 40 years. They do burn barrel barbecue that requires tending to all night long.

Mad Dog Motorcycle Club Philippines

🇵🇭

National Capital District, Philippines

Tony watched cover bands at this biker bar

Jollibee Bluebay Walk

🇵🇭

National Capital District, Philippines

Tony loves this local fast food joint, even though he said "I hate myself" as he was finishing his meal. He had Jolly Spaghetti (with hot dogs in it) and Chicken Joy with a brown sauce.

Pearl Garden Hotel

🇵🇭

National Capital District, Philippines

Tony crashed a holiday party here, the Seven Continents Travel & Tours corporate Christmas party. They had lechon, a whole pig roast pork that is traditional during the holidays.

Alvie

🇵🇭

National Capital District, Philippines

Tony had halo halo, which translates to "mix mix." It is an "icy, milky, technicolor concoction of sundry sweet mung beans, candied fruits, and gelatins." Also has banana, condensed milk, and sweet young coconut.

Super Six

🇵🇭

National Capital District, Philippines

Tony came here to eat his favorite Filipino street food, which he describes as "possibly the best thing you can ever eat with a cold beer." The dish he is talking about is sisig, a sizzling dish of pig face with a runny egg on top.

Oarhouse Pub of Manila

🇵🇭

National Capital District, Philippines

Tony met with journalist Mark Navales to have drinks at this bar.

Meal with locals

🇵🇭

National Capital District, Philippines

Tony met with the local band Keystone. They made him the national dish, adobo. They had adobo with pork and chicken.

Meal with a local

🇵🇭

National Capital District, Philippines

Tony had another meal with a local, the nanny of one of the show's directors, Erik Osterholm. She made kare kare, or oxtail soup. After living abroad for over 30 years, Aurora is finally back home living with her kids and grandchildren, although many still live abroad to send money home to support the family. They talked about the sacrifices Aurora and many other Filipinos make to send money for better lives for these poor families.

Old Town Ale House

🇺🇸

Illinois, United States

Tony had a beer here with the owner of the bar. The owner also creates X-rated drawings of famous people and hangs them on the wall, including political figures, athletes, actors

Valois Restaurant

🇺🇸

Illinois, United States

Cafeteria style restaurant where Tony ordered meatloaf and macaroni & cheese. He ate there with Bruce Cameron Elliott, who owns the Old Town Ale House. Bruce told Tony that he often saw Barack Obama having breakfast at this restaurant

The Second City

🇺🇸

Illinois, United States

Legendary improv comedy theater where John Belushi, Gilda Radner, and others got their start.

Longman & Eagle

🇺🇸

Illinois, United States

Tony ate here with comedian Paul Jurewicz. They had beef tartare, roasted bone marrow, tete de cochon with blue cheese and celery relish, confit of beef tripe, slow roasted cauliflower with caramelized onions and lentils.

Sze Chuan Cuisine

🇺🇸

Illinois, United States

Tony ate here with Chef Stephanie Izard and Chef Peter Wong. They had pork dumplings in chili oil, mapo doufu, and fish hotpot.

Lunch at Lupe Fiasco's home

🇺🇸

Illinois, United States

Tony had a meal at Chicago-based rapper Lupe Fiasco's house with his extended family. His mother made macaroni and cheese, collard greens, and other soul food.

Ricobene's

🇺🇸

Illinois, United States

Tony met with musician, producer, and sound engineer Steve Albini. They had the famous breaded steak sandwich, which Tony said was "at least 4 pounds" and required lots of napkins.

Topo Gigio Ristorante

🇺🇸

Illinois, United States

Tony had veal saltimbocca with Bruce Cameron Elliott and a pal from the Old Town Ale House whose nickname is Buzzkill. They discussed the Cubs and White Sox rivalry. His dining companions had scallops in pesto cream sauce and squid ink pasta with shrimp.

The Ocean Club

🇬🇷

South Aegean, Greece

Not sure if this is the beach bar where Tony had some raki to start the day. It was a ocean side bar near where the boat dropped them off.

Souvlucky

🇬🇷

South Aegean, Greece

Tony had lunch with local fisherman and discussed the economy. They had souvlaki, fries, and other Mediterranean goodies, and Mythos beer.

Bluefin divers Naxos Diving Center-Padi 5 Star Resort

🇬🇷

South Aegean, Greece

Tony took a diving tour to see a sunken ship that sunk in 1982.

Taverna Platanos

🇬🇷

South Aegean, Greece

Naxos style pork called rosto in a small village in the mountains.

Meal with locals

🇬🇷

South Aegean, Greece

Tony ate with a family on a local farm, including the Aegan governor. They had stuffed peppers, slow-cooked rooster, rabbit in a wine sauce, and potatoes.

Μαρίνα Νάξου / Naxos Dock

🇬🇷

South Aegean, Greece

Tony had a meal on a boat with some fishermen. They had octopus, grilled salatouri (skate), marinated anchovies, grilled rofos (grouper), and mashed fava beans.

Medicine Tail Coulee

🇺🇸

Montana, United States

Tony met with Crow indian Kennard Real Bird, who ranches horses in the same location where General Custer "had the worst day of his life." There is also Indian relay racing, a dangerous sport involving jumping from moving horses.

Lydia's Supper Club

🇺🇸

Montana, United States

Tony had pickled beets, sweet potato salad, salami and cheese, side salad, pickled peppers, breadsticks, large scallops in white wine sauce, extra thick tenderloin of beef

Silver Dollar Saloon

🇺🇸

Montana, United States

Tony discussed the history of Butte as a union town with former congresswoman, Amanda Curtis

Orphan Boy Mine

🇺🇸

Montana, United States

Tony did some mining with miners.

Montana Pheasants Forever

🇺🇸

Montana, United States

Tony went hunting with a guide and stand-up comedian Joe Rogan. They cooked bird they shot over a fire, with a conservationist and a journalist from Field & Stream.

Mint Bar and Grill

🇺🇸

Montana, United States

Tony had beers at this bar that opened in the 1920s.

Meal at Jim Harrison's house

🇺🇸

Montana, United States

Tony ate with renowned poet Jim Harrison, who also wrote books about food. Jim's friend Dan cooked some spatchcock Hungarian partridge, liver loaf with elk meat, beets, quail in aspic, elk carpacchio, smoked trout.

Clouds Bar & Restaurant

🇬🇪

Ajaria, Georgia

Tony and Zamir met up at this bar on the top floor of the Radisson to drink chacha, a traditional Georgian moonshine

Peace Casino

🇬🇪

Ajaria, Georgia

Tony and Zamir gambled (and lost) at this casino. They played blackjack and roulette.

Dilber Gentlemen's Club

🇬🇪

Ajaria, Georgia

Tony and Zamir went to this strip club after they lost money at gambling.

Sazandari

🇬🇪

Ajaria, Georgia

"One of the city's older, more traditional joints" Tony said. Tony and Zamir are both hungover from the previous evening's shenanigans. They had a hangover cure, khashi which Zamir explained is made of beef broth from bones and joints. Tony did not think it worked. He did enjoy the chashushuli, "a stew of slow-cooked veal with onion and tomato, heavily seasoned with coriander, fennel, garlic, and chilies."

Gabriadze

🇬🇪

Tbilisi, Georgia

Tony ate here with Paul Rimple, Tbilisi bureau chief for Culinary Backstreets. They had "salad with orange, almonds, and honey; grilled lamb ribs with pomegranate sauce; slices of fried eggplant wrapped around a walnut filling; chkmeruli, chicken slow-baked in an oven and then simmered in garlic and milk."

Sofia Melnikovas Fantastiuri Duqani

🇬🇪

Tbilisi, Georgia

Tony had a meal with activist and journalist Tamara Chergoleishvili, founding director of Georgia’s Tabula Media. They had khinkali which Tony describes as “big, fat, juicy soup dumplings filled with spicy cumin-jacked minced beef in a hot, rich, potentially scalding broth”.

Culinarium (moved)

🇬🇪

Tbilisi, Georgia

Tony ate here with chef Tekuna Gachechiladze, who is trying to modernize Georgian cuisine. I have also mapped the current location of this restaurant.

Culinarium Khasheria

🇬🇪

Tbilisi, Georgia

New site of chef Tekuna Gachechiladze's restaurant.

Patara Khurvaleti

🇬🇪

Shida Kartli, Georgia

Tony headed out to this border agrarian town of only 9 families, to have a traditional supra. A supra is a Georgian feast. Tony ate with journalist Dima Bit-Suleiman, and Ushangi & Makvala Kokashvili. They had three varieties of khachapuri, a traditional cheese-filled bread, stuffed here with potato, beet leaves, or stewed cabbage; korma made from a roasted pig; homemade bread.

Pheasant's Tears Winery

🇬🇪

Kakheti, Georgia

The chef, Gia Rokashvili, uses local ingredients and serves the food with local wines. Tony had boiled beets in wild plum sauce, freshly foraged mushrooms with chili pepper, mint, and tarragon; baby lamb stewed with cumin, cooked with wild rice; fresh tonis puri, bread made in a tandoor-like clay oven. He ate with Keti Bochorishvili, former Deputy Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development, and Tamuna Gvaberidze, gallery owner.

Meal with locals

🇬🇪

Tbilisi, Georgia

Tony had a meal prepared by Meriko Gubeladze, a star chef at Tbilisi’s Black Lion Restaurant. They had spinach with walnuts and wild capers; pickled carrots; cheese curds with roasted hazelnuts and mint; roasted eggplant seasoned with coriander; kharcho, a stewed chicken cooked slow with ajika chili sauce, onions, marigold flower powder, and blue fenugreek, and cooked & served in a pumpkin.

Marche Kermel

🇸🇳

Dakar, Senegal

Tony met at this bustling food market with NPR West Africa correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton.

Meal with locals

🇸🇳

Dakar, Senegal

Not sure if this is the correct location. Tony said the beach was called "Coeur. de Cassazione" but I could not find this on the map. He ate with Pierre Thiam, a renowned chef and cookbook author. They had yassa, made with a local fish called ciof, "cooked simply on the bone, wrapped in foil, and steamed over the fire, served with a mignonette style sauce with onions; grilled mussels, sea urchin."

Huitres De Sokone

🇸🇳

Dakar, Senegal

Tony met with a group of women (Fama Diof, photographer; Umi Nador, journalist and TV presenter; Minyel Tal, entrepreneur) to discuss gender roles in a mostly Muslim country. They ate clams, sea urchins, and thiof fish.

Restaurant le BAZOFF

🇸🇳

Dakar, Senegal

Tony watched local musician Youssou N’Dour perform at this restaurant. They also ate beef mafe served with rice, a stew thickened with ground peanuts. Tony says, "there are similar preparations throughout West Africa, but the Senegalese version is particularly great."

Boulangerie SMBIS

🇸🇳

Saint-Louis, Senegal

Tony had a street food dish called ndambe, a spread of spicy lentils on a baguette. You buy the baguette from this bakery, then go to the woman on the street who has the lentils to spread on it.

Meal with locals

🇸🇳

Saint-Louis, Senegal

Tony had a meal with locals. They ate mulet farci, a stuffed baked local fish called mullet, stuffed with bread and vegetables and baked.

Le jardin de l'Amitié

🇸🇳

Dakar, Senegal

Tony met with a group of entrepreneurs to discuss the economy of Senegal to have drinks.

Dibiterie Le Mboté

🇸🇳

Dakar, Senegal

Tony ate with rapper Djily Bagdad. They ate dibi, roasted meat served on paper with grilled onions and mustard.

Lac Rose

🇸🇳

Dakar, Senegal

The pink lake, as it is called, is a site for harvesting salt, but is also known as the finish line "for a legendary trans-African endurance race." Tony sat with a driver as they did some offroading then had a meal together.

Meal with locals

🇸🇳

Dakar, Senegal

Tony ate the Senegal national dish with some locals. The national dish is called ceebu jen (meaning rice with fish). The fish they used was "Senegalese grouper, scored and stuffed with a mixture of garlic, parsley, and peppers, then slow simmered in a hearty tomato broth, infused by a funkatizing goodness brought by fermented conch and salt fish, served over rice and vegetables." 

Brauerei zur Malzmühle

🇩🇪

Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

Tony met with Heinz Grüne, beer expert, to have some kolsch, a style of pale ale created in Cologne. They ate a halve hahn, "Gouda cheese on rye" and Mettbrötchen, or raw minced pork on a roll. They also had himmel und erde (blood sausage, fried onions, mashed potatoes, applesauce), and cured pork

Bei Oma Kleinmann

🇩🇪

Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

Tony met with Tracey Gudwin (friend and former producer for No Reservations) and Anke Lönne, a resident of Cologne. They had schnitzel, which Bourdain describes as “surfboard-sized slabs of veal and pork filled with many wonderful things, dredged in breadcrumbs and fried in magical, magical deep fat.”

Artistanbul Restaurant

🇩🇪

Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

Tony met with Melek Yaprak, aTurkish-German whose grandparents were among the first wave of Turkish immigrants in Cologne in this Turkish restaurant. They had Raki and mezze of "spicy mashed vegetables, tzatziki, hummus, beetroot and olive dip, fried eggplant, pastries with feta, meatballs with tomato sauce and mint"

Ox & Klee

🇩🇪

Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

Tony met with former rock star Irmin Schmidt of the Krautrock band Can. They had grilled scalllop with black salsify served with a consomme of burned hay, lemon gelee, and walnut oil; grilled lobster with a dashi of eel, marinated algae, fermented kale, and yuzu froth; braised ox cheeks with marrow, beet roots with mustard, gratin potatoes, black truffle.

De Fressbud

🇩🇪

Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

Tony met with the chef from Ox & Klee, Daniel Gottschlich and his friend Demetri to have grilled bratwurst with curry sauce.

Kleine Glocke

🇩🇪

Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

"A hangout for Cologne's artist community since the first World War." Tony ate sauerbraten (pot roast of horse meat) with chef René Stessl

Uerige

🇩🇪

Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

Serving beer and pork products since 1862. Tony met with Heinz and his friend Judith drank alt (a dark beer) and ate pickled eggs, cabbage and mettwurst, and spicy pork goulash with rye bread.

Bar Trattoria Celentano

🇩🇪

Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

Tony had a meal with Maurizio Arca, a Sardinian-German. They had wine, antipasti (carpaccio, tomatoes with pepper and parmesan, grilled zucchini, mortadella), spaghetti with white clam sauce

Habibi Köln

🇩🇪

Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

Tony met with Syrian immigrant Sakher Al Mohamad to talk about the unrest Cologne faced when middle eastern terrorists attacked Cologne residents on New Year's Eve 2015.

Don Carlos