Petty Harbour, NL - photo by Loozrboy under CC BY-SA 2.0
Petty Harbour, NL - photo by Loozrboy under CC BY-SA 2.0

NEWFOUNDLAND: 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 Newfoundland for his show, Parts Unknown Season 11 Episode 3 (Originally aired May 13, 2018):

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DISH – Fish and Chips

WHAT IS IT?

Battered and fried fish fillet with homemade fries.

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WHERE IS IT?

Chafe’s Landing
11 Main Rd
Petty Harbour, NL, Canada

ANTHONY BOURDAIN NEWFOUNDLAND NOTES

Family-owned and operated restaurant that specializes in Fish and Chips.

DISH – Seafood Tower and 7-Course Tasting Menu

WHAT IS IT?

Seafood Tower – a tower of seafood, like razor clams, snow crab, mussels, capelin, tuna, whelk and sea urchin; 7-Course Tasting Menu – a tasting menu with 7 dishes, example: Scallop Crudo, Heart of Caribou Tartare, Charred Whelk with Brasciola of Seal and Crispy Cod Sounds, Cod Fillet with Cod Liver Quenelle, Partridge Profiteroles, King’s Dinner (reinvented into a pasta dish), and Chanterelle Ice Cream.

WHERE IS IT?

Raymonds
95 Water St
St. John’s, NL, Canada

ANTHONY BOURDAIN NEWFOUNDLAND NOTES

Raymonds Restaurant in St. John’s is one of the best known and most celebrated restaurants in Newfoundland. It offers local and creative menus that change with the availability of ingredients.

DISH – Jigg’s Dinner

WHAT IS IT?

A plate of boiled salt beef, cabbage, turnips, potatoes and Pease pudding, topped with gravy.

WHERE IS IT?

Big R
69 Harvey Rd
St. John’s, NL, Canada

ANTHONY BOURDAIN NEWFOUNDLAND NOTES

One of the popular comfort food spots in St. John’s.

DISH – Newfoundland Steak

WHAT IS IT?

Fried Bologna.

WHERE IS IT?

Christian’s Bar
23 George St
St. John’s, NL, Canada

ANTHONY BOURDAIN NEWFOUNDLAND NOTES

Bar where Anthony Bourdain was “screeched in”. He also tried its Newfoundland Steak – an organic variety of fried Bologna, which is not 100% made of meat.

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