Spanish chefs Paco Mendes, Albert Adria,  Quique Dacosta and Eduard Xatruch with Food on the Edge director JP McMahon at the symposium launch in Barcelona  on Monday evening.

Food on the Edge 2018, the international chefs’ symposium which will take place in Galway in October, was launched at Albert Adrià’s Hoja Santa restau(...)

Anthony Bourdain in 2010: he cultivated a renegade style and bad-boy persona.  Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

Anthony Bourdain Born: June 25th, 1956 Died: June 8th, 2018 Travel host Anthony Bourdain, whose memoir Kitchen Confidential about the dark corners of(...)

Anthony Bourdain: “Where are all the old chefs? Like old pigeons, you don’t see them. So they’re probably dead.” Photograph: Alex Welsh/The New York Times

There was only one question during the interview that stumped him for a second. “Why are people so fascinated by chefs?” I asked Anthony Bourdain on a(...)

Chef and television personality Anthony Bourdain. Photograph: Jonathan Alcorn/Reuters

US celebrity chef and television host Anthony Bourdain has died at the age of 61, CNN said on Friday. The American chef, author, and television perso(...)

Hong Kong at night.

My friend Noreen Rice was not only one of Ireland’s best artists but also the most cosmopolitan person I have ever met. She used to tell me stories of(...)

Last year vinyl releases outsold digital downloads for the first time
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Eight years ago, gonzo celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain published a book entitled Medium Raw, which contained a scathing chapter about the phenomenon o(...)

Anthony Bourdain: continues to speak out against sexual assault and misogyny

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Ralph Steadman cartoon of Hunter Thompson, from the 2008 documentary Gonzo: The Life and Work of Hunter S Thompson directed by Alex Gibney

One day in 1970 Ralph Steadman was out on a boat, covering the America’s Cup yacht race and feeling seasick. The illustrator’s companion on the water(...)

Donal Skehan’s harissa baked eggs

Throw open the doors and cast aside the sea of leftovers. It’s time to escape the Christmas cocoon and welcome in the big wide world. Maybe it’s time (...)

Women sell fresh produce at a street market in Hoi An

A week into a month-long backpacking trip from southern to northern Vietnam, my partner and I came up with the most appropriate tourist slogan – Vietn(...)

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