2. Mimes: "Their purposes are always to embarrass, to draw attention to the shy, the troubled, the hungover. Pure evil."
3. Switzerland: "I live with a persistent dread of alpine vistas, chalet architecture, Tyrolean hats, even cheese with holes in it. You will notice I have never been there. That's because Switzerland frightens me."
4. Karaoke: "Karaoke should only be performed with people who have already seen your genitals." (He makes an exception for Korean karaoke)
5. Rats: "A poisoned rat once crawled out of a wall and flopped limply onto my foot to die. They had to scrape me off the ceiling."
Also mentioned briefly are Polka music, ukeleles, neckbeards with banjos, golf clothes, golfers, The Real Housewives of Anywhere, pressure cookers, and extra hot Nashville Hot Chicken. But if you're a true Bourdainophile, you'll want to read the complete write-up.