The guy eats goat intestines and warthog butthole, but Anthony Bourdain draws the line somewhere. And, the one seemingly harmless experience that'll make Bourdain nope on out of there real quick is pretty surprising.
In a sit down between Bourdain and Anderson Cooper discussing the upcoming season finale of Parts Unknown in Buenos Aires, the subject of dancing was brought up. Turns out, Bourdain isn't a fan, especially of the Tango, which he wouldn't try for all the alcohol in the world.
The dialogue went like this:
Cooper: "Do you tango?"
Bourdain: "I do not."
Cooper: "Did you try?"
Bourdain: "Hell, no. No, that ain't gonna happen. No amount of alcohol in the world."
Cooper: "You'll eat goat intestines with chile, but you won't dare tango?"
OK, fine. Guess the guy's not going to tango. He even went so far as to say he wouldn't go anywhere he'd be asked to tango. That's a serious aversion.
The above clip shows the whole conversation, and also has some good stuff on Bourdain seeing a therapist in Argentina who gave him tips on how to get over his other fears, namely "clowns, nurses shoes, and Billy Joel," just to name a few.