Like so many others who watched his reveals over time, I can not assist however consider Anthony Bourdain as a good friend whom I by no means was lucky sufficient to satisfy. His want to discover the world, and to study in regards to the individuals he encountered, served to make social curiosity “cool”. Even this admittedly anti-social introvert has been impressed to have interaction in conversations with fellow vacationers and locals wherever I meet them. Now, once I journey, I’m much less of an observer and extra of a participant, and higher for it.
By inviting us all to journey with him, teasing us with glimpses of unique locales, meals, occasions, and existence, he slyly confirmed us that we’re all extra alike than completely different. He reminded us that, nevertheless various in ideology, circumstance, or faith we could be, there’s room on the desk for everybody, and that civil dialog and customary floor might be higher cultivated when breaking bread collectively, particularly with a great bottle of wine.