Sarawak (Malaysian State in Borneo) - photo by labanglonghouse under Pixabay License
Sarawak (Malaysian State in Borneo) - photo by labanglonghouse under Pixabay License

BORNEO: ALL OF THE RESTAURANTS PICKED BY ANTHONY BOURDAIN ON PARTS UNKNOWN

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 city, town, province, 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 Borneo for his show, Parts Unknown Season 6 Episode 7 (originally aired November 1, 2015):

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DISH – Black Pepper Crab, Char Kway Teow and Siew Yoke Meen

WHAT IS IT?

Black Pepper Crab – hard-shell crabs stir-fried with black pepper. Char Kway Teow – stir fried rice noodles with shrimp, bean sprouts, cockles, egg, chives and spices. Siew Yoke Meen – roast pork noodles.

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WHERE IS IT?                    

Wong Ah Wah Restaurant
9 Off, 7, Jalan Alor, Cheras Batu 2 1/2
Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

ANTHONY BOURDAIN BORNEO NOTES

Wong Ah Wah Restaurant is a Chinese-Malaysian restaurant that was Anthony Bourdain’s first stop in Parts Unknown Borneo.

DISH – Roast Beef, Poached Eggs and Chicken Rendang

WHAT IS IT?

Roast Beef – roasted beef. Poached Eggs – egg cooked through poaching. Rendang Chicken – Indo-Malaysian chicken stew, with coconut milk and spices.

WHERE IS IT?

Aunty Aini’s
Batu 16, Kampung Chelet
Nilai, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia

ANTHONY BOURDAIN BORNEO NOTES

Aunty Aini’s is a Kampong-style restaurant that specializes in village/country classics.

DISH – Laksa

WHAT IS IT?

Spicy noodle soup, with chicken, prawns, coconut and chili.

WHERE IS IT?

Choon Hui Cafe
34, Jalan Ban Hock
Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

ANTHONY BOURDAIN BORNEO NOTES

Here, Anthony Bourdain can be seen enjoying bowls of Laksa for his breakfast in Kuching. He remembers having the same table as the last time he visited.