His talents never ceased to amaze us and we will miss him very much. Bourdain's death comes just days after fashion icon Kate Spade died of suicide in New York City.
Bourdain fell head over heels for J's Oyster, where he held court with the staff and scarfed down steamers dipped in butter, a treat that he said is getting harder to find in New Jersey and NY.
USA celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, host of CNN's food-and-travel-focused "Parts Unknown" television series, hanged himself in a French hotel room, CNN said on Friday, in the second high-profile suicide of a us celebrity this week.
He was reportedly found in his hotel room by his long-time friend, the chef Eric Ripert, on Friday morning.
Celebrity chef and television host Anthony Bourdain has died at the age of 61, CNN reported on Friday (Jun 8).
Fans of Bourdain's, including CNN host Brian Stelter, actress Busy Philipps and Chrissy Teigen, immediately took to Twitter to mourn his death. Parts Unknown saw Bourdain focus on cuisines from around the world, and he visited places including Ethiopia, Jamaica, Tokyo and Rome for the CNN series.
Bourdain had been candid about his past struggles with drug addiction, which he detailed in a no holds barred manner in Kitchen Confidential. "I loved the people there". Argento had become a vocal critic of the Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein, whom she accused of sexual assault.
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Our thoughts are with his family and loved ones at this time.