Train Tracks in Marfa TX - photo by sbmeaper1 under CC0 1.0
Train Tracks in Marfa TX - photo by sbmeaper1 under CC0 1.0

FAR WEST TEXAS: 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 Far West Texas for his show, Parts Unknown Season 12 Episode 5 (originally aired October 21, 2018):

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DISH – Ribeye Steak

WHAT IS IT?

Steak cut from cow ribs.

WHERE IS IT?

White Buffalo Bar
102 NW 1st St Highway 90W
Marathon, TX, United States

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ANTHONY BOURDAIN FAR WEST TEXAS NOTES

Bar located in Gage Hotel in Martahon, Texas, decorated with white buffalo trophies.

DISH – Barbacoa Taco

WHAT IS IT?

Slow-cooked meat taco.

WHERE IS IT?

Laredo Taco Company
109 E San Antonio St
Marfa, TX, United States

ANTHONY BOURDAIN FAR WEST TEXAS NOTES

Chain counter-serve in a Stripes convenience store in Marfa, Texas that offers Mexican fare.

DISH – Asado Burrito

WHAT IS IT?

Meat asado wrapped in a tortilla in a cylindrical manner.

WHERE IS IT?

Marfa Burrito
515 S Highland Ave
Marfa, TX, United States

ANTHONY BOURDAIN FAR WEST TEXAS NOTES

Hole-in-the-wall eatery serving Mexican fare. Anthony Bourdain on the Asado Burrito of Marfa Burrito: “That is a serious burrito. No rice at all. This is the real deal.”

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DISH – Carne Asada

WHAT IS IT?

Grilled beef steak with a side of vegetables.

WHERE IS IT?

El Mexico de Ayer
Calle Sexta #1711, Col.Central
Ojinaga, Chihuahua, Mexico

ANTHONY BOURDAIN FAR WEST TEXAS NOTES

Restaurant in the rural bordertown of Chihuahua, directly opposite Presidio, Texas, that serves traditional Mexican food with a twist. For example, its Carne Asada is served whole, instead of being traditionally thinly-cut.