Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown

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One of your favorite series from CNN is now available in your favorite podcast app. Join world-renowned chef, bestselling author and Emmy winner Anthony Bourdain to discover Parts Unknown: little-known destinations and diverse cultures that make our global community more connected. Start from the beginning in Myanmar, and listen through the series conclusion on the Lower East Side in New York City. New episodes drop each week.


Episode Date
Laos
2550
Anthony Bourdain explores the enchanting scenery, distinctive aromas and exceptional food in the Southeast Asian country of Laos. Original Airdate: Season 9, 2017. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jun 27, 2022
San Sebastian
2552
Anthony Bourdain visits the coastal city of San Sebastian in the Basque Country, famous for its spectacular views and incomparable fresh seafood. Original Airdate: Season 9, 2017.   To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jun 27, 2022
Los Angeles
2554
An alternative tour of Los Angeles by Anthony Bourdain focuses on the impact and contributions of its less photographed, and often overlooked, Latino communities. Original Airdate: Season 9, 2017. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jun 20, 2022
Minas Gerais, Brazil
2551
Anthony Bourdain explores the Brazilian heartland, home to baroque architecture, lush hillsides and mineiro cuisine. During a traditional meal, he samples frango ao molho pardo (broiled chicken served in a sauce made using its own blood). Original Airdate: Season 8, 2016. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jun 20, 2022
Japan with Masa
2553
Guided by world-renowned chef Masa Takayama, Anthony Bourdain’s return trip to Japan begins with a tour of outdoor food markets and a conversation with an ex-geisha at her teahouse. Plus, he enjoys a special omakase experience at Tokyo’s acclaimed Ginza Sushi-ko, where Masa trained as an apprentice. Original Airdate: Season 8, 2016. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jun 13, 2022
Houston
2494
Looking beyond oil, NASA, and football, Anthony Bourdain explores Houston’s diverse cultures. He watches a Bollywood-style dance in a grocery store, attends a quinceañera in suburban Pasadena, and sees the city’s slab car (modified vehicle) parade. Plus, he makes time for Viet-Bayou crawfish, East Texas barbecue, and a Congolese-Cajun stew. Original Airdate: Season 8, 2016.     To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jun 13, 2022
London
2555
Visiting London post-Brexit vote, Anthony Bourdain finds comfort in classic British cuisine. He eats  roast bone marrow at chef Fergus Henderson’s famed restaurant St. John and Scotch eggs at The Princess Victoria with Nigella Lawson. Plus, he meets with revered artist Ralph Steadman at his studio. Original Airdate: Season 8, 2016. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jun 06, 2022
Sichuan with Eric Ripert
2555
Anthony Bourdain introduces his good friend, Michelin star chef Eric Ripert, to China and the Sichuan province. They test their endurance with mouth-numbing, tasty meals such as green peppercorn fish. Original Airdate: Season 8, 2016. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jun 06, 2022
Nashville
2552
Anthony Bourdain absorbs the tastes, sights and sounds of Music City, from chef Josh Habiger's Catbird Seat and Bolton's Famous Hot Chicken & Fish, to a night of cooking, drinking and rocking out with singer Alison Mosshart and her bandmates. Original Airdate: Season 8, 2016. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
May 30, 2022
Hanoi
2552
Anthony Bourdain joins the throngs of locals as he motorbikes through Vietnam’s capital and shares a dish of Bun Cha with former President Barack Obama. Original Airdate: Season 8, 2016. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
May 30, 2022
Buenos Aires
2553
Anthony Bourdain’s trip to meat-centric Buenos Aires features a meal at famous local spot, Don Carlos, and an after-hours soccer match. Original Airdate: Season 7, 2016.   To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
May 23, 2022
Cologne, Germany
2547
The Cologne Carnival sets the celebratory tone for Anthony Bourdain’s visit. He indulges in the delicacies of kolsch beer, mett (minced pork), and blood sausage. Original Airdate: Season 7, 2016. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
May 23, 2022
Senegal
2553
Anthony Bourdain explores West African culture, with guides Chef Pierre Thiam, Ofeibea Quist-Arcton, and famed musician Youssou N’Dour. Original Airdate: Season 7, 2016. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
May 16, 2022
Tbilisi, Georgia
2552
Zamir Gotta upstages Anthony Bourdain on a tour of the mountainous Eurasian country, featuring food from Tbilisi, Batumi, and Khurvaleti. Original Airdate: Season 7, 2016.   To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
May 16, 2022
Montana
2554
Anthony Bourdain visits the Crow reservation, hunts with podcast host Joe Rogan, and eats dinner at Butte institution Lydia’s Supper Club. Original Airdate: Season 7, 2016.   To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
May 09, 2022
The Greek Islands
2552
On the island of Naxos, Anthony Bourdain dives to a sunken shipwreck, drinks raki with the locals, and samples cuisine fresh from a fishing boat. Original Airdate: Season 7, 2016. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
May 09, 2022
Chicago
2549
Anthony Bourdain visits the iconic Old Town Ale House, eats mapo tofu in Chinatown, and shares a home-cooked meal with rapper Lupe Fiasco. Original Airdate: Season 7, 2016 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
May 02, 2022
Manila, The Philippines
2557
Anthony Bourdain explores the Philippines during the Christmas season. He eats Jollibee fried chicken, drinks Halo-Halo, and indulges in sizzling pork sisig. Original Airdate: Season 7, 2016. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
May 02, 2022
Istanbul
2559
Anthony Bourdain explores the intersection of food, culture and politics in Istanbul, while eating a Turkish breakfast and watching an oil wrestling match. Original Airdate: Season 6, 2015. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Apr 25, 2022
Borneo
2545
Anthony Bourdain returns to Borneo to enjoy chicken rendang and pork noodles in Kuala Lumpur's street food paradise. Original Airdate: Season 6, 2015. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Apr 18, 2022
Ethiopia
2554
 Anthony Bourdain visits Addis Ababa to sample injera bread, beyaynetu platters, coffee and music with chef Marcus Samuelsson. Original Airdate: Season 6, 2015.   To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Apr 18, 2022
Bay Area
2553
Anthony Bourdain takes a journey to the Bay Area to practice Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, heal through meals, and enjoy some soul food at Miss Ollie's. Original Airdate: Season 6, 2015. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Apr 11, 2022
Okinawa
2547
Anthony Bourdain travels to the alluring island of Okinawa to explore its multi-faceted historical, political, cultural and culinary perspectives. Original Airdate: Season 6, 2015. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Apr 11, 2022
Marseille
2550
Anthony Bourdain and travel companion chef Eric Ripert visit France’s oldest city to experience its stew of cultures and cuisines. Original Airdate: Season 6, 2015.   To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Apr 04, 2022
Cuba
2552
Anthony Bourdain explores Cuba from its bustling capital city of Havana, to the slower paced, music mecca of Santiago. Original Airdate: Season 6, 2015.   To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Apr 04, 2022
Beirut
2553
Anthony Bourdain travels to Beirut. Nicknamed the Paris of the Middle East, its nightlife is infamous, the population beautiful, and its cuisine legendary. Original Airdate: Season 5, 2015.   To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Mar 28, 2022
Hawaii
2552
Anthony Bourdain explores the other Hawaii, the one that millions of tourists don’t see when they descend on the islands every year. Original Airdate: Season 5, 2015. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Mar 28, 2022
New Jersey
2552
Anthony Bourdain travels to his childhood home state with his brother and rekindles memories at Hiram's, a classic roadside joint. Original Airdate: Season 5, 2015. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Mar 21, 2022
Madagascar
2549
Anthony Bourdain explores the island nation of Madagascar, visiting the capital city of Tana (Antananarivo) and sampling Malagasy cuisine. Original Airdate: Season 5, 2015. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Mar 21, 2022
Budapest
2551
Anthony Bourdain explores the beauty, culture, and food of Budapest, where he samples goulash, fisherman's soup, blood sausage, and chicken liver. Original Airdate: Season 5, 2015.   To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Mar 14, 2022
Scotland
2551
Anthony Bourdain visits one of his favorite cities in Europe, Glasgow, and makes his first stop at the Old College Bar for a pint. Original Airdate: Season 5, 2015.   To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Mar 14, 2022
Miami
2544
Anthony Bourdain gets a taste of Miami with some cow foot soup in Little Haiti and a lesson in the sights and sounds of the city from Questlove. Original Airdate: Season 5, 2015. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Mar 07, 2022
South Korea
2550
Anthony Bourdain returns to South Korea to experience hyper-modern Seoul and taste Korean fried chicken, vintage army stew, and kimchi. Original Airdate: Season 5, 2015. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Mar 07, 2022
Jamaica
2574
Anthony Bourdain travels to Jamaica, known for Caribbean delicacies and feel-good vibes. He explores life in Port Antonio and Winnifred Beach, visits the home of James Bond author Ian Fleming and learns about music legend Bob Marley. Original Airdate: Season 4, 2014.     To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Feb 28, 2022
Massachusetts
2578
Anthony Bourdain takes a trip to the haunts of his youth that marked the start of his culinary career, and he candidly discusses his descent into heroin addiction and recovery. He then heads to the western part of the state. Original Airdate: Season 4, 2014.     To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Feb 28, 2022
Iran
2577
Anthony Bourdain explores Tehran and Isfahan. His guides include Jason Rezaian, a Washington Post reporter, and his wife Yeganeh, who were subsequently detained by the Iranian government. On January 16, 2016, it was announced that Jason would be released as part of a prisoner swap. Jason’s release, along with three other Americans, came after 545 days in prison and 14 months of secret negotiations by US officials. The following day Jason and his wife Yeganeh were flown to the United States Ramstein Air Base in Germany, where he was reunited with his family. Anthony Bourdain visited Tehran in 2014 – before the Iran Nuclear Deal was signed in 2015 and before tough sanctions on Iran had been relaxed that year. In 2018, President Donald Trump killed the deal and re-imposed those sanctions. Original Airdate: Season 4, 2014 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Feb 21, 2022
Tanzania
2551
Anthony Bourdain travels to Tanzania. He visits Zanzibar, a one-time slave trade hub, and enjoys the island's famous foods. On an excursion to the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater, Bourdain comes face to face with lions, elephants, and the great migration. Original Airdate: Season 4, 2014. Original Airdate: Season 4, 2014. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Feb 21, 2022
Vietnam
2578
Explore the country Anthony Bourdain described as his “first love.” Learn about his excursions to the Dong Ba market, Vinh Moc tunnels, Duyen Anh restaurant, and the Citadel. Original Airdate: Season 4, 2014. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Feb 14, 2022
Paraguay
2577
Anthony Bourdain investigates the puzzling history of his great, great, great grandfather, Paraguayan emigre Jean Bourdain. A visit to the country, primarily comprised of jungle and desert, features a rich culture and savory local dishes. Original Airdate: Season 4, 2014. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Feb 14, 2022
The Bronx
2465
Anthony Bourdain explores the widely diverse cuisines and cultures found in the Bronx, the New York City borough just north of Manhattan. He takes a look at the music, food, art, and other offerings of this often misunderstood part of the city. Original Airdate: Season 4, 2014. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Feb 07, 2022
Shanghai
2571
Anthony Bourdain explores Shanghai by savoring home-style cuisine. He discusses China's booming economy and expanding global influence with locals. Original Airdate: Season 4, 2014. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Feb 07, 2022
Brazil
2577
Anthony Bourdain travels to Bahia, the "African heart of Brazil" that's internationally recognized for its Afro-Brazilian music, art, design, and food. He experiences the dance/martial art of Capoeira, the region's legendary food vendors, and Salvadoran fishing neighborhoods. Original Airdate: Season 3, 2014.   To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jan 31, 2022
Thailand
2578
Anthony Bourdain takes to the streets of Thailand. He meets a local celebrity while on the hunt for some late night grub. Original Airdate: Season 3, 2014.   To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jan 31, 2022
Mississippi
2579
Anthony Bourdain explores the food and history of the Mississippi Delta including downtown Jackson's Big Apple Inn, known for its Pig's Ear Sandwich and as a civil rights era gathering place. Also, a visit to a social club, located in an old sharecropper structure. Original Airdate: Season 3, 2014.   To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jan 24, 2022
Russia
2576
On the eve of the Olympic games in Sochi, Anthony Bourdain visits Russia. He confers with prominent locals, visits a historic Moscow hotel, takes the Grand Express train to St. Petersburg, and explores the drinking and dining scene.  Original Airdate: Season 3, 2014. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jan 24, 2022
Mexico
2569
Anthony Bourdain travels to Mexico City, Oaxaca and Cuernavaca where local residents express their passion through food, art, and the struggle for an improved quality of life. Journalist Anabel Hernandez discusses the impact on drug trade-related violence.   Original Airdate: 2014, Season 3. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jan 17, 2022
Lyon
2577
Anthony Bourdain accompanies world-renowned chef and restaurateur Daniel Boulud as they travel back to Boulud's hometown of Lyon, France for a "once-in-a-lifetime" pilgrimage of the city's rich food culture and legendary chefs.   Original airdate: 2014, Season 3 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jan 17, 2022
Las Vegas
2575
Anthony Bourdain travels to Las Vegas, a city known for over-indulgence, with food author Michael Ruhlman and visits locales that include Huntridge Tavern, in the shadow of the strip, and famed restauranté by Jose Andres. Original airdate: 2014, Season 3 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jan 10, 2022
Punjab
2566
Anthony Bourdain visits Amritsar, sampling cuisine at roadside restaurants, a Gurpurab festival, and a free community restaurant. Original Airdate: 2014, Season 3 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jan 10, 2022
Detroit
2551
Few cities have experienced the dramatic economic rise and fall of Detroit. A look at the glory days of the past, and the promise of the future.   Original airdate: 2013, Season 2. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jan 03, 2022
Tokyo
2550
Anthony Bourdain is in search of Tokyo's dark, extreme underside. It will be surprising, and at times shocking.   Original airdate: 2013, Season 2. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Jan 03, 2022
South Africa
2574
Anthony Bourdain visits the Johannesburg suburb of Hillbrow and spends a day in the life of a taxi driver, discovering the culture and, of course food, that makes up modern day Johannesburg.   Original airdate: 2013, Season 2 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Dec 27, 2021
Sicily
2579
Anthony Bourdain visits Sicily. When he goes fishing for his supper, he learns that everything is not what it seems, especially when it has eight legs. He also seeks out a grandma to make him a home-cooked meal.   Original airdate: 2013, Season 2. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Dec 27, 2021
Copenhagen
2578
The food and natural beauty of Copenhagen, the economic and cultural center of Denmark. Home to famed chef Rene Redzepi and his brainchild Noma - regarded by critics as one of the world's best restaurants.   Original airdate: 2013, Season 2. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Dec 20, 2021
New Mexico
2576
New Mexico has the largest Hispanic population per capita in the US. A combination of Spanish, Mediterranean, Mexican, Pueblo and even Chuck-Wagon influences. But New Mexico is also a land of drugs, guns, monster vehicles, aliens and more guns.   Original airdate: 2013, Season 2. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Dec 20, 2021
Spain
2573
Anthony Bourdain visits Andalucia during Semana Santa, Holy Week, the week before Easter, a time filled with great pageantry and excitement. Bourdain's longtime DP who lived in Granada, Zach Zamboni, implored him to come visit for years.   Original airdate: 2013, Season 2. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Dec 13, 2021
Jerusalem
2579
The first trip to Israel, the West Bank and Gaza. While the political situation is often tense between the people here, Anthony Bourdain focuses on local chefs, home cooks, writers and amateur foodies. This trip to Israel and the Palestinian territories was recorded in 2012.  Original airdate: 2013, Season 2 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Dec 13, 2021
Congo
2572
Anthony Bourdain visits Congo, the setting of one of his favorite books, Conrad's "Heart of Darkness" and the basis for one of his favorite movies, the classic "Apocalypse Now." Original airdate: 2013, Season 1. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Dec 06, 2021
Peru
2579
Anthony Bourdain and his friend, world-renowned chef Eric Ripert, move from hip, modern Lima back in time into pre-Columbian Peru. Original airdate: 2013, Season 1. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Dec 06, 2021
Libya
2518
Libyan hip-hop, Italian restaurants, tribal allegiances and post-war uncertainty in Libya. Anthony looks at the country through personal stories, food--and the music--of anti-Qaddafi rapper expats who returned to fight. Original airdate: 2013, Season 1. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Nov 29, 2021
Tangier, Morocco
2523
Anthony Bourdain explores the "Interzone", where artists like Burroughs, Bowles, and the Rolling Stones sought escape from Western moral prohibitions and the possibilities of great empty spaces. Does that “anything goes” attitude still exist? Original airdate: 2013, Season 1. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Nov 29, 2021
Quebec
2519
The two funniest and most brilliant chefs/ restauranteurs in Canada, Joe Beef's Dave McMillan and Fred Morin, take us across Canada by rail. Original airdate: 2013, Season 1. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Nov 22, 2021
Colombia
2532
The public face of Colombia has changed immensely over the past ten years and is still changing for the better. Anthony explores several regions of the country, from the mountains down to the Caribbean coast to the coca leaf growing inlands.   Original airdate: 2013, Season 1. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Nov 22, 2021
Koreatown
2530
Anthony Bourdain visits LA, specifically, the 3 square mile area of Koreatown, where he finds a tight-knit community marked by the 1992 Rodney King riots. Original airdate: 2013, Season 1  To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Nov 15, 2021
Myanmar
2531
Anthony Bourdain explores one of the most fabled and beautiful areas of Asia: Myanmar, from the largest city of Yangon to the remote Bagan temple. Original airdate: 2013, Season 1 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Nov 08, 2021