Bourdain's Newest Project, a Food Hall in New York

Singapore's hawker centres are likely to have been an inspiration for Bourdain's latest concept. | Photo Credit: BBC News

Singapore's hawker centres are likely to have been an inspiration for Bourdain's latest concept. | Photo Credit: BBC News

Anthony Bourdain is no stranger to scrapping for food while traversing about for CNN’s Parts Unknown, a foodie travel show that leads him to various places, including third world countries. However, “scrapping” is the last thing he wants you to think of when food courts, food halls and street food come to mind. So much so that he’s planning to build up a New York food hall that will feature appearances from cooks and food vendors from around the country that he deems worthy. One of the driving forces of Bourdain’s quest? “To force the idea that everyone should, in a perfect world, know what a good chicken rice is and have a good bowl of laksa in their life and be able to eat some good noodles. Enjoy these one-chef, one-dish stalls where there are three generations of cooking doing one item well.” Read More