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The Layover- Hong Kong


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The Layover- Hong Kong

monavano | Dec 29, 2011 03:58 PM

I couldn't find a thread on this episode, so forgive me if there is one.
I don't think I've heard as many one-line zingers from Bourdain as I have with this episode in Hong Kong. He was on fire.
Tony is always in especially rare form in places like this, where he loves the food and the culture. Much different than say, Greece, where he was downright surly, pissy and generally miserable. But I get it, it seems like the world's best job but it's got to be stressful at times dealing with all the people, food and well, lousy toilet paper. That and warthog anus.
In fact, I found this:
which details Tony's especially sharp wit on this one.

I'm really liking the "man on the street" segments. I find them to be honest and refreshing.

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