February 28, 2011 9:00 pm
Tony visits Haiti, a country dealing with a cholera epidemic and an impending hurricane. During his trip, Tony meets with Sean Penn in the tent city built by his relief group. At the end of his trip, Tony is unsure of what the future will hold for Haiti.
March 7, 2011 9:00 pm
Tony visited Cambodia 10 years ago with what he now views as a narrow perspective of the world. Now he sees the parallel between Cambodia's development since then and his own maturation and seeks to reconnect with this historically rich country.
March 14, 2011 9:00 pm
Most Americans know Nicaragua best for the Iran-Contra affair of the 1980s, but what is this country like now, over 20 years later? Tony visits locals young and old to find out what it means to live in Nicaragua today.
March 21, 2011 9:00 pm
Blood sausage, hunting, pastries and something called "Pus Stick" challenge Tony's pre-conception of Vienna as a pastry-filled "Sound of Music" nightmare.
March 28, 2011 9:00 pm
Anthony Bourdain heads to the rugged lands of West Plains, MO, backdrop of the book and Oscar-nominated film Winter's Bone.
April 11, 2011 9:00 pm
The mighty Amazon -- called the last great undiscovered culinary frontier by Chef Ferran Adria. It is here that Tony has come to immerse himself in undiscovered gastronomical treasures and search out a legendary and delicious Amazonian creature of the deep.
April 18, 2011 9:00 pm
No Reservations in Boston is not about the fine-dining establishments, nor is it about what new, young chefs are creating on the cutting edge of Boston cuisine. This episode is about the tough and infamous side of Boston. This episode is about Southie.
April 25, 2011 9:00 pm
On March 11th, 2011 a massive earthquake struck Japan, the largest in its recorded history, unleashing a devastating tsunami that claimed thousand of lives - a few weeks prior, Tony and his crew set out to discover Japan's northernmost prefecture, Hokkaido
July 11, 2011 9:00 pm
Tony travels to Cuba in the search of the island's heart and soul where beauty abounds in the people, the food and the architecture and streets that are riddled with pristine cars from a different era.
July 18, 2011 9:00 pm
Tony knew Macau as the place where fireworks were made. Those factories have since been replaced by casinos and now the island is known as the "Vegas of Asia." Tony visits the Macau Tower bungee jump, the largest in the world, and takes the ultimate plunge.
July 25, 2011 9:00 pm
After learning from 2 Italian-American chefs in New York that Italian food was forever changed in this American land of plenty, Tony wonders what was lost in the fare’s long trip from the Italian homeland.
August 1, 2011 9:00 pm
Tony travels to Spain’s Costa Brava to cook and dine with chef Ferran Adria at El Bulli before the “best restaurant in the world” closes its doors for good. Friend and chef Jose Andres joins Tony for the experience of a lifetime.
August 8, 2011 9:00 pm
The host explores the High Desert of California with rocker Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age.
August 15, 2011 9:00 pm
Tony and friend Zamir Gotta team up for a trip to the former Soviet Republic, the Ukraine. They tour Chernobyl and the radiated ghost town of Pripayat, explore a once top-secret port for Soviet submarines, drink vodka and enjoy green borscht.
August 22, 2011 9:00 pm
Tony and his crew venture to the war zone and fledgling country of Kurdistan to explore the tragic history and hopeful future of the ethnic group known as the Kurds.
August 29, 2011 9:00 pm
Tony travels beyond New Orleans and into Cajun Country to find out what sets bayou culture apart. He dines with locals Wendell Pierce and Lolis Elie, partakes in an authentic crawfish boil and ends his trip with a whole-hog roast.