The great Anthony Bourdain left his mark everywhere he went. When his death was announced to the world in June 2018, media throughout the globe chimed in and listed all the great things he had done for their respective country. Whereas before, tourists would shy away from exotic foods, thanks to him, travellers now go the extra mile to find and try local bites. With this in mind, here are all the restaurants Bourdain visited and the dishes he tasted when he shot Anthony Bourdain Armenia for his show, Parts Unknown Season 11 Episode 4 (originally aired May 20, 2018):
DISH – Khashlama
WHAT IS IT?
A dish of braised lamb shank served with rice pilaf.
At Gayane’s is a local favorite – a restaurant that operates out of a former private home. In Parts Unknown Armenia, Anthony Bourdain noted that Fish Baked in Lavash is a dish not as simple as it sounds.
DISH – Chanakh, Tjvjik and Qyalla
WHAT IS IT?
Chanakh – oxtail soup traditional to Gyumri; Tjvjik – liver and heart with tomatoes and oil; Qyalla – baked sheep’s head.
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