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DETROIT: 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. 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 Detroit for his show, Parts Unknown Season 2 Episode 9 (originally aired November 10, 2013):

DISH – Coney Island Hotdog

WHAT IS IT?

Also called “Coney”, this is a dish of hotdog, chili, raw onions, mustard and soft bun.

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WHERE IS IT?

Duly’s Place
5458 W Vernor Hwy
Detroit, MI

ANTHONY BOURDAIN DETROIT NOTES

This old-fashioned diner is open 24/7.

DISH – Hamburger

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WHAT IS IT?

Hamburgers can have at least one patty, placed between sliced buns or bread rolls. The patty can be grilled, pan-fried, flame-broiled or smoked.

WHERE IS IT?

Cutters Bar & Grill
2638 Orleans St
Detroit, MI

ANTHONY BOURDAIN DETROIT NOTES

Cutter’s is a popular joint that offers pub grub, including steaks, chicken and burgers.

DISH – 6-Course Meal

WHAT IS IT?

Typically, a 6-course meal includes the following: an amuse-bouche, soup, appetizer, salad, main course and desert.

WHERE IS IT?

Guns + Butter
Detroit, MI

ANTHONY BOURDAIN DETROIT NOTES

Guns + Butter is a pop-up restaurant by Chef Craig Lieckfelt. In this episode of Parts Unknown, the Guns + Butter location was at the Library Street Collective art gallery. Here, Anthony Bourdain enjoyed a 6-course meal with an amuse-bouche of warm egg yolks topped with smelt roe, a summer soup with melon and an appetizer of smoked mussels. He also had baby Greek salad, lamb, and potato-filled pierogi and kielbasa.

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