Bourdain's partner, the Italian actress Asia Argento, 42, said: "Anthony gave all of himself in everything that he did. You think it's probably a fake", the restaurant's sommelier, Herve Fleuriel, told The AP, recalling "that great Chef who was here on Wednesday lunch". Bourdain is seen here in the CNN series "Parts Unknown". I immediately thought of Eric and his deep friendship with Tony when I heard the news today.
'It's really too hard, ' she said.
Two days before Bourdain's death, Parts Unknown camera operator and cinematographer Todd Liebler posted on Instagram a picture of him and colleagues biking with Bourdain on a road in Colmar.
When the star of Parts Unknown didn't come down from his hotel room for a rustic French dinner Thursday night, it was the first sign something was very wrong. "It's a shame I have to live with", he said.
According to Manu Chandra, chef of Monkey Bar, Bourdain created a turning point for the way chefs behave. Unfortunately, the cause of death was determined as suicide.More news: Relay full of life
We spoke to a few Indian chefs about the man who brought cultures together. "His brilliant, fearless spirit touched and inspired so many, and his generosity knew no bounds", she said on Twitter. "What do you like to cook?' And everywhere in the world we go and ask these simple questions, we tend to get some really astonishing answers", he said.
(CNN) - Anthony Bourdain's fans turned the restaurant where he shot to fame as a chef into a memorial, leaving roses and notes at New York's Brasserie Les Halles.
Instead of joining the cruel chorus, Bourdain poured his support and money into then 88-year-old. "But no, I'm quite sure I can't".
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She went on to say her son "had everything".
Nearly three in four Americans who have a psychiatric illness when they took their own lives were not receiving treatment at the time of the death.
After Bourdain's death, Ms Hagerty thanked the chef for celebrating her work, rather than mocking her with the rest of the world.