When Anthony Bourdain visited Sicily on his show Parts Unknown, he and his crew picked many restaurants. Here are all the addresses and the dishes showcased in a convenient list.
This is Parts Unknown, season 2, episode 5. It first aired on October 13, 2013.
DISH – “Sicilian Fine Dining” – Anthony Bourdain Sicily
WHAT IS IT?
Anthony Bourdain had Sicilian wine, white olives, bread and olive oil, abalone served in shell, baby sardines served raw with splash of citrus and salt, octopus and shrimp, tuna tartare, cuttlefish, pasta al finocchietto made of fennel, pine nuts, saffron and anchovies, fried sardines with cured with chestnuts and salt.
“Apparently, there were these white olives, harvested from some secret tree only Torino’s about maybe next to his fishing hole, there was great Sicilian wine…apparently, and apparently I drank quite a lot of it.” -Anthony Bourdain
DISH – Spaghetti Al Nero De Seppia – Anthony Bourdain Sicily
WHAT IS IT?
They had panelli, caponata, plate of olives, white wine, spaghetti al nero de seppia and casarecce al pesce spada.
“This is what I’ve been waiting for, this is what I wanted for Sicily to be, something to soothe my shattered soul. It doesn’t take much, a bowl of good pasta, in this case, the famous spaghetti al nero de seppia.” -Anthony Bourdain
“And when you’re talking of late night dining options, you’re talking one thing, the enticing smell of smoke wafting through the streets, a smell that’s enticingly incline, I smell rainbow dash.” -Anthony Bourdain
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