5 Takeaways From The Anthony Bourdain Documentary 'Roadrunner'

5 Takeaways From The Anthony Bourdain Documentary 'Roadrunner'

The tragic passing of Anthony Bourdain in 2018 made shockwaves around the world. Leaving an indelible legacy, the charismatic, down-to-earth chef celebrated food, people, and culture with utmost respect and appreciation, demonstrating how meaningful travel can be. On trips to Hong Kong for his travel and food series No Reservations and Parts Unknown, Bourdain shared his love of Cantonese food with his international audience, saying “In Hong Kong you don’t take the tour bus to find good food. You don’t need to know where you’re going—you just press start.”

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Premiering 16 July 2021, Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain, is an “unflinching look at Bourdain [that] reverberates with his presence”, offering a “behind-the-scenes look at how an anonymous chef became a world-renowned cultural icon”.

Here are some takeaways from the recently dropped trailer: 

Met with a chorus of laughter from the audience, Bourdain jokes, “all the TV chefs are so cuddly and adorable, you know, maybe I’m the antidote or something”. The trailer also shows a lighthearted clip of ‘the bad-boy chef’ signing “COOKS RULE!!” on a copy of Kitchen Confidential, his bestselling book.

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Source Credit: This article originally appeared on Tatler Asia by Tatler Hong Kong. Read the original article - https://hk.asiatatler.com/dining/roadrunner-the-anthony-bourdain-documentary-5-takeaways-you-should-know