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 Jamaica for his show, Parts Unknown Season 4 Episode 9 (originally aired November 16, 2014):
Anthony Bourdain described the Trident Hotel in Port Antonio, Jamaica as “expensive, luxurious” and comes with a palace. When Anthony Bourdain visited, he was the only guest staying there. Anthony had the hotel’s “Jerk Catch of the Day”: crabs and prawns.
DISH – Jamaican Rum Punch – Anthony Bourdain Jamaica
WHAT IS IT?
A concoction of Jamaican Blackwell Rum and fruit juices,
usually pineapple, orange, lemon or lime. Grenadine can be added for color.
Formerly James Bond creator Ian Fleming’s home, turned into
a hotel. Anthony Bourdain enjoyed some rum punch while lounging at the grotto
of the resort. He was also invited to the private bar of GoldenEye’s owner,
Chris Blackwell, for more rum punches.
DISH – Oxtail, Curry Goat and Callaloo – Anthony Bourdain Jamaica
WHAT IS IT?
Jamaican Oxtail Stew is a dish of oxtail stew, braised with butter beans in gravy and spices. Curry goat is a staple in Jamaican cuisine, prepared using goat meat. Another popular Jamaican dish, Callaloo, is usually cooked with onions, tomatoes, thyme and Scotch bonnet pepper.
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