When Anthony Bourdain visited Napa Valley and San Francisco on his show A Cook’s Tour, he and his crew picked many restaurants. Here are all the addresses and the dishes showcased in a convenient list.
This is A Cook’s Tour, season 1, episode 18. It first aired on May 7, 2002.
DISH – Ice Cream – Anthony Bourdain Napa Valley San Francisco
WHAT IS IT?
Anthony Bourdain visited Polly Ann Ice Cream, located in San Francisco.
He sampled some flavors like pumpkin, red bean, taro, “American Beauty”, lychee and durian.
About the durian flavor, Anthony said: “One internal belch and you’ve pretty much destroyed the innocent lives of citizens around you”.
WHERE IS IT?
Polly Ann Ice Cream 3138 Noriega St, San Francisco, CA 94122, United States San Fracisco, United States
DISH – “The French Laundry” – A Cook’s Tour Napa Valley San Francisco
WHAT IS IT?
The French Laundry is one of the most famous restaurants in the world.
First: Small cones with salmon tartare on top. Second: Shallot soup, lobster consommé, Vichyssoise soup. Third: Coconut sorbet, cucumber sorbet, roasted red pepper sorbet and peach sorbet. Fourth: A coffee custard with a Marlboro, a dish made especially for Anthony. Fifth: Penne and tagliatelle. Sixth: Salmon, panna cotta with caviar, pickled oyster with caviar, crouton with caviar. Seventh: Yukon gold potato with shiitake mushroom, lobster. Eighth: Lamb shoulder and kidney with sauce. Tenth: Coffee nuts, chocolate ravioli, chocolate ice cream, crepe with lemongrass ice cream, lime sorbet.
“Eating here and meeting Thomas Keller has changed the way I looked at food. It’s also bittersweet, it’s made me a little sad to think of all the things I’ve missed. But mostly, I’ve learned what’s possible.” -Anthony Bourdain
WHERE IS IT? – Anthony Bourdain Napa Valley San Francisco
The French Laundry 6640 Washington St, Yountville, CA 94599, United States Yountville, United States
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