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The 10 Best Food Memoirs to Devour Right Now

PureWow Logo By letters@purewow.com (Sarah Stiefvater) of PureWow | Slide 1 of 10: The late, great Bourdain is largely to thank for the food memoir genre as we know it today. In the book that launched his career, Bourdain quickly strips the glamour away from the chef’s life, writing crudely (but hilariously) about what goes on behind the counter of a busy New York bistro. Read this before watching CNN's forthcoming Bourdain documentary on repeat. 
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Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain

The late, great Bourdain is largely to thank for the food memoir genre as we know it today. In the book that launched his career, Bourdain quickly strips the glamour away from the chef’s life, writing crudely (but hilariously) about what goes on behind the counter of a busy New York bistro. Read this before watching CNN's forthcoming Bourdain documentary on repeat. 

Buy the book

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