The travel show host is against eating the free hotel breakfast, against eating on the plane, and against eating at any place that caters to tourists with English translations on the menu. In general, it's just best to stay away from things like "Caesar salads" that sound "safe" to many Americans. A Caesar salad is far from safe, because, as Bourdain eloquently stated, "It’s sitting there waiting for the dumb American to come along and order it. “
Follow the locals. Period. It's the secret to staying healthy and also kind of the whole point of traveling.
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