Contest Alert: 8 Tix for Anthony Bourdain’s The Hunger Tour @ Foxwoods!

26 Sep

Let Anthony Bourdain wine and swine you at Foxwoods, October 8 . . .

Update: Thanks to all who entered on here, on FB, and on Instagram. Here are the four selected winners who will each get a pair of tix.

@hippousmc1 from Instagram

Jennifer, Lisa, and Ryan from this post!

Anthony Bourdain is coming to the Grand Theater @ Foxwoods Casino on October 8 . . . and we’ve got your shot at not 1, not 2, not even 3 pairs of tix. We’re talking 4 pairs of tix up for grabs! Anthony will come on stage at 8 . . . and that’s when The Hunger tour begins in CT. Now, just a note: this is the only stop in CT, so if you’re planning on seeing him, this is your shot!

Here’s more about The Hunger tour:

Chef, author, and raconteur Anthony Bourdain is best known for traveling the globe on his stomach, on his TV show Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown. He has established himself as a professional gadfly, bête noir, advocate, social critic, and pork enthusiast, recognized for his caustic sense of humor worldwide. He is as unsparing of those things he hates as he is evangelical about his passions. The Hunger serves audiences an all new live show featuring an unyielding, brutally honest monologue reflecting on diverse culture, street cuisine and his travels to lesser-known locations around the world, followed by an open Q&A session. Currently filming the hit CNN original series Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown (season seven premiered Sunday, April 24; 9pm ET/PT), Bourdain will bring audiences a menu loaded with lots of laughs, serious discussions and unapologetic irreverence.

And here’s how to win your tix:

Anthony Bourdain is known for going from city to city, country to country all while devouring the best and most memorable meals . . . and reporting back about his finds. So, we want to know what your special finds or most memorable meals were while you were traveling. Just let us know in the comments here, on our Instagram, or on Facebook and you’ll be entered in. The contest begins now and goes until Friday, September 30 at 5 pm. Soon after, we will update this post and announce the 4 winners who will get two tickets each! Best of luck everyone . . . and don’t forget to snag your tix before the best seats are gone. 

More about Anthony Bourdain

Chef, author, and raconteur Anthony Bourdain is best known for traveling the globe on his stomach, on his TV show Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown. He has established himself as a professional gadfly, bête noir, advocate, social critic, and pork enthusiast, recognized for his caustic sense of humor worldwide. He is as unsparing of those things he hates as he is evangelical about his passions.
Bourdain is the author of the bestselling Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly, a candid, hysterical, and sometimes shocking portrait of life in restaurant kitchens that has been translated into more than 28 languages – as well as the travel journal, A Cook’s Tour, the non-fiction Medium Raw, 3 crime novels, a cookbook, a biography of Typhoid Mary, the bestselling graphic novel Get Jiro!, and others. The sequel to Get Jiro!, entitled Get Jiro: Blood and Sushi, was published in October 2015; a cookbook, Appetites, will be published in October 2016.
His work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Times of London, Bon Appetit, Gourmet, Vanity Fair, Lucky Peach and many other publications. He has shared his insights about team building and crisis management with the Harvard Business Review. He has been profiled by CBS Sunday Morning and Nightline, and has been a guest on The Late Show with David Letterman, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, TODAY, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Daily Show, Charlie Rose, The Colbert Report, and Real Time with Bill Maher.
Bourdain joined the writing staff of HBO’s Treme in 2011, contributing to the popular drama’s restaurant storylines. In 2012 he launched his own publishing line with Ecco, Anthony Bourdain Books, an imprint of HarperCollins. The first titles were released in 2013.
Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations, which he made from 2004 – 2012, was widely popular all over the world, has won two Emmy Awards, with several other nominations. 2013 saw the premiere of two new television shows hosted by Bourdain: The Taste, a cooking competition series for ABC with Nigella Lawson, which ran for three seasons, and Parts Unknown, a travel docu-series for CNN, which won two Emmy Awards in 2013, and a Peabody Award and Emmy Award in 2014, and an Emmy in 2015.
In 2017, Bourdain and his partners plan to open Bourdain Market in New York City, featuring a well-curated collection of wholesale and retail food vendors and a Singapore-style hawker market.

15 Responses to “Contest Alert: 8 Tix for Anthony Bourdain’s The Hunger Tour @ Foxwoods!”

  1. Donna Young September 30, 2016 at 12:40 pm #

    I was traveling in Italy, and of course everywhere there, the food is so amazing—but while in Milan, I had one of the most unexpectedly delightful dishes I ever had—strawberry risotto! It was scrumptious—savory, with Parm and wine, but ever so slightly sweet with the flavor of strawberries in the most delicate pink hue. By today’s standards, with all kinds of flavor mashups, it may not seem odd, but “back in the day” it was quite usual!


  2. kevin mocci September 30, 2016 at 10:27 am #

    Most of my travel has been domestic, but I do love to watch episodes of his shows that focus on American cities before traveling to them myself. Always great insights. Some of my favorite meals on trips include finding those places that nobody would suspect offer amazing dining.

    A few of my favorites have included The Old Coffee Pot Restaurant for amazing breakfast in New Orleans, just a quick turn off of Bourbon Street, Also in New Orleans is Lefite’s Blacksmith Shop, a Bar dating to the 1770’s.

    On a recent trip to Baltimore, I uncovered Amicci’s in their Little Italy section. An awesome casual Italian experience. If I could either their House Gnocchi with fresh spinach, italian ham, and roasted red peppers in our creamy alfredo sauce everyday I’d be a happy (and fat) camper

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  3. Jennifer September 29, 2016 at 8:40 am #

    One of my favorite travel finds were the amazing food stalls at the annual Ram Lila in Chandni Chowk, Delhi, India. One of the ice cream stalls had frozen mangoes stuffed with saffron kulfi that was one of the best things I’ve ever eaten in my life. About six months later when my mother came to visit me there I asked my friends where we could find this delicacy so I could share it with her and they said they only have it that one time a year (during fall Navaratri for anyone who is intrigued by this). I’m definitely hoping to go back one day!

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  4. Lisa Gaeta September 29, 2016 at 8:35 am #

    Hands down….one of the very best meals I have ever had was on a spectacular trip to Kauai, Hawaii. We were lucky enough to have the seafood buffet at the Princeville Hotel which overlooks HanaLei Bay. No part of this could have been better….the food was some of the best and freshest seafood dishes I have ever had and the view….unbelievable!! Will never forget!!

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  5. laurenkreter September 28, 2016 at 8:55 pm #

    When we go away we try and eat local foods- my parents taught us this! That being said, when in the caymans- (don’t judge) you have to eat Turtle!! So much we now play restaurant with nieces and our first order is always turtle soup!! Would die to see him!!

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  6. Anne Acampora September 28, 2016 at 8:22 pm #

    I had a traditional Peking duck while traveling in China. We had a private room, complete with a large round table with a lazy Susan in the middle and a staticy black and white tv in the corner. The food was presented with such honor and distinction. Our hosts had so much pride in the cuisine, most notably the duck. And it was darn good!

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  7. Devin Conroy September 28, 2016 at 6:33 pm #

    One of my favorite meals ever was Husk in Charleston with my husband. The flavors are so elevated but authentic, Sean Brock is a food genius. The recent Charleston episode of Parts Unknown with him is my favorite!

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  8. Ryan Kaisoglus September 27, 2016 at 10:59 am #

    Today, most everyone knows what bubble tea is…even if they haven’t tried it. As near as I can tell, I was drinking bubble tea from Ten Ren in Flushing as early as 2005 (and not being Asian meant I was quite out of place). But drinking bubble tea in Queens is not quite the same as going to the source.

    So, my wife and I booked a trip to Taichung, Taiwan, the “birthplace” of bubble tea. Specifically, Chun Shui Tang’s first shop ( It was magic. The glass was huge (like German beer stein huge) and the tapioca perfectly cooked. To this day, if I want a traditional “milk tea with bubbles”, nothing beats the place that started it all. That is one expensive glass of tea, though.

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  9. Carol Koty September 26, 2016 at 6:33 pm #

    My most memorable international meal was in South Korea in 2004. It was called bulgogi. We sat on the floor at an adorable wooden table. Little bowls of condiments and sides covered the entire table. Thin slices of raw beef marinated in a bowl of deliciousness was brought to us. The center of the table opened to reveal a cast iron-type grill top. We grilled our meat in an interactive dining experience, and we could garnish it however we wanted from all the choices laid out before us. That trip played a big part in my decision to become a chef, and that particular meal will always be one of my all time favorites.

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  10. Adrienne Vigilante September 26, 2016 at 3:55 pm #

    My most memorable meal was in Iceland on a business trip many years ago, the Seafood cellar in Reykjavík (Sjávarkjallarinn) Its sadly closed since but was by far one of the most amazing and adventurous meals I’ve ever had. Butter poached langoustine in glass jars, Icelandic cheese, hare carpaccio, all odd and amazing!

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  11. britemist September 26, 2016 at 3:28 pm #

    funny my most memorable meal was in this country when i was still a teen and in a motel in outside of Atlanta – a crab souffle that resonates in my minds taste buds still…along with incredible service (go figure)

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  12. Eric Strom September 26, 2016 at 3:03 pm #

    I became obsessed with olives stuffed with anchovies after a trip to Spain!


  13. el m September 26, 2016 at 3:00 pm #

    Not too far away, but after a day of shopping on my 50th, my friends suprised me with tne wine pairing dinner at per se. To this day, the best meal I’ve ever had!

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