Tony still has "No Reservations"!
Anthony Bourdain rarely misses an opportunity to make his opinions known. The brash and outspoken food expert wears many hats from celebrity chef to Paula Deen's nemesis. This past weekend he was in Brooklyn, a place known for its bold attitude. Bourdain plus BK, NY? This can only mean trouble -- the kind his fans love.
Bourdain was in attendance at The Great Googa Mooga Festival. He spoke at a special session called, "Extra Mooga" that cost $250 to attend. He tweeted that Saturday at the food fest was a "goat rodeo" but Sunday was a "good time." The "No Reservations" TV host is also the author of "Kitchen Confidential."
The Olive Garden is apparently on Tony's hit list. Olive Garden has been the butt of several media jokes recently. First, the chain eatery took a pop culture hit when reality star Teresa Giudice wrote that her castmate Caroline Manzo was "as Italian as the Olive Garden." Then, an overly exuberant review of a new North Dakota Olive Garden restaurant written by 85-year-old Marilyn Hagerty went viral.
As is his nature, Anthony spared no punches when talking about the OG. He doesn't just hate the place. He wants to burn it down with a "big (expletive) can of gasoline." Strangely, he was a supporter of the Olive Garden's 85-year-old enthusiast tweeting, "Very much enjoying watching Internet sensation Marilyn Hagerty triumph over the snarkologists (myself included)."
Fans know that Bourdain would never stop there. He revealed to the audience that he would have no problem with cannibalism in a crunch. Cross Anthony off of the list of folks to get stranded on a desert isle with. Take heart in knowing that Doritos would be his first choice, however.
Bon Appetit is reporting that Bourdain also said that the famous James Beard House should be turned into "something useful like a methadone clinic." Former Vice President Dick Cheney joined Paula Deen on the chef's hitlist. He threatened to waterboard Cheney and then do other unmentionable things to him.
In a (surely accidental) moment of sweetness, the "No Reservations" host told a little girl that unicorn meat, the marrow in particular, is delicious.
Oh, Anthony. You're so Bourdain.
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