Facades in Lower East Side, New York - photo by Dave Glass under CC BY-SA 2.0
Facades in Lower East Side, New York - photo by Dave Glass under CC BY-SA 2.0

LOWER EAST SIDE: 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 Lower East Side in New York City for his show, Parts Unknown Season 12 Episode 7 (originally aired November 11,2018):

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DISH – Chocolate Egg Cream

WHAT IS IT?

A beverage of cold milk, carbonated water and chocolate syrup.

WHERE IS IT?

Ray’s Candy Store
113 Avenue A
New York, NY, United States

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ANTHONY BOURDAIN LOWER EAST SIDE NOTES

24-hour ice cream hub operating since 1974. It also offers egg creams, hotdogs and fries.

DISH – Pierogi

WHAT IS IT?

Filled dumplings that originated from the Eastern and Central parts of Europe.

WHERE IS IT?               

Veselka
144 2nd Ave
New York, NY, United States

ANTHONY BOURDAIN LOWER EAST SIDE NOTES

Diner that offers dishes originating from Central and Eastern Europe.

DISH – Pesto with Spaghetti

WHAT IS IT?

Spaghetti with pesto sauce. Pesto is a sauce made of garlic, pine nuts, basil leaves, salt, cheese and olive oil.

WHERE IS IT?

John’s of 12th Street
302 E 12th St
New York, NY, United States

ANTHONY BOURDAIN LOWER EAST SIDE NOTES

Old school Italian eatery offering red sauce specialties since 1908. They also offer vegan options.

DISH – Arroz Amarillo, Chuletas and Pernil

WHAT IS IT?

Arroz Amarillo – white rice tinted yellow turmeric; Chuletas – meat chops; Pernil – marinated and slow-roasted pork.

WHERE IS IT?

El Castillo de Jagua
113 Rivington St
New York, NY, United States

ANTHONY BOURDAIN LOWER EAST SIDE NOTES

Caribbean diner offering breakfast options, sandwiches, entrée plates and shakes.

DISH – Grilled Fish

WHAT IS IT?

Grilled slab of fish meat.

WHERE IS IT?

Public Kitchen
215 Chrystie St
New York, NY, United States

NOTES

Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s restaurant at the Public Hotel that offers New American dishes, which are organic and sustainable.

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