Provincetown, Massachusetts - photo by Phillip Capper from Wellington, New Zealand under CC-BY-2.0
Provincetown, Massachusetts - photo by Phillip Capper from Wellington, New Zealand under CC-BY-2.0

MASSACHUSETTS: 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 Massachusetts for his show, Parts Unknown Season 4 Episode 8 (originally aired November 9, 2014):

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DISH – Portuguese Kale Soup and Stuffed Cod

WHAT IS IT?

Portuguese Kale Soup is made of kale, fiery red chorizo, linguiça, kidney beans and potatoes. Stuffed cod is a fillet of cod stuffed with crab, lobster or scallops accompanied by a red sauce.

WHERE IS IT?

The Lobster Pot
321 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA

ANTHONY BOURDAIN MASSACHUSETTS NOTES

The Portuguese Kale Soup is the P-town or Provincetown version of the Azorean Caldo Verde – a dish Anthony Bourdain enjoyed in Parts Unknown Massachusetts. He also had The Lobster Pot’s stuffed cod crusted with ground Portuguese sausage and bread crumbs, stuffed with scallops and crab, with some Sherry red sauce.

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DISH – Raw Wellfleet Oysters

WHAT IS IT?

Wellfleets, also called Eastern or Atlantic oysters, are true oysters native to the East Coast of the US, served raw.

WHERE IS IT?

Old Colony Tap
323 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA

ANTHONY BOURDAIN MASSACHUSETTS NOTES

Anthony Bourdain calls Wellfleet Oysters as the “finest oysters known to men”.

DISH – New England Boiled Dinner

WHAT IS IT?

A meal of slowly cooked corned beef, boiled potatoes and steamed cabbage.

WHERE IS IT?

Shady Glen Diner
7 Avenue A
Turners Falls, MA

ANTHONY BOURDAIN MASSACHUSETTS NOTES

Shady Glen Diner is an old-school eating place that is known to serve New England Boiled Dinner and classic homemade pies, with recipes dating back to the 1960s.