When Anthony Bourdain isn't busy crisscrossing the world filming scenic anecdotes of his eating and drinking escapades or working on his massive public food market, the wandering celebrity ex-chef likes to haunt a handful of restaurants in his hometown. In a new interview with The Daily Beast, the sharp-tongued New Yorker shared a "hotlist" of five places where he loves to eat out in the city, and well, they're so Anthony Bourdain.
While Bourdain said the first thing he does when visiting a new city is hit up its main food market, it turns out the first thing he likes to do when he arrives home in NYC is get his hands on some Shake Shack.
"Chances are, the first thing I’m doing when I get back if I’ve been away for 12 days -- I’m exhausted, I’ve flown from Japan or South America and I arrive at my apartment and I’m just destroyed -- I’m calling Seamless to get me some Shake Shack," he told The Daily Beast. "I’m having a double cheeseburger naked, please. No lettuce. No tomato. No nothing. Just cheese and two burgers on a potato bun. I’ll have two of those and I’m happy. I’m singing America, fuck yeah!"