I Still Miss Anthony Bourdain

No one else is going to walk that walk.

Jill Francis
4 min readJun 21, 2022

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A candid photo of Anthony Bourdain in a navy blue t-shirt.
By Neeta Lind — IMG_0549, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=4576375

I went to culinary arts school when I was 34 years old and very quickly fell in love with kitchen culture. There was something deeply satisfying about putting my body through a meat grinder everyday in order to churn out food that made people’s eyes roll back in their heads. People don’t realize how physically demanding the job is. They also don’t…

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Jill Francis

American immigrant in Italy with too many degrees in Psychology. I write about everything I’m afraid of. jillfranciswrites@gmail.com