Anthony Bourdain: Serving Up Inclusion

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Gladys Bourdain, the mother of late chef Anthony Bourdain, has expressed total shock over his suicide last week at age 61. However, Bourdain didn't go on Thursday night. "Money beyond his wildest dreams", she said.

Anthony Bourdain's appeared to be in a "dark mood" in the days leading up to his death, according to the chef Eric Ripert, a close friend who eventually found Bourdain dead in his hotel room in the Alsace region of France. But in the new circles he moved in, he still got caught in some contradictions, uncertain about how to deal with Big Food and far too kind to Jamie Oliver.

If you are anxious about your or someone else's mental health, the best place to get help is your GP or local mental health provider. As part of the show, Bourdain ate grilled pork and noodles with President Barack Obama in Hanoi, examined the legacy of apartheid in Johannesburg, dug into pig ear sandwiches in the Mississippi Delta, and experienced the harvest festival, Gawai Dayak, in Borneo.

Remembering the rare dinner that made headlines back in 2016, and his memories in people's hearts, the former POTUS added, "He taught us about food - but more importantly, about its ability to bring us together". Just two weeks ago, she was spending time with Anthony in Florence, Italy and she was also seen on the set of his show Parts Unknown. At the time of his death, he was dating actor and director Asia Argento, who recently accused Harvey Weinstein of rape.

His death - the second high profile suicide of a USA celebrity this week - prompting an outpouring of support across social media, with people sharing their own stories of struggling with depression and anxiety.

And a source told People that Bourdain had a taxing work schedule as he filmed "Parts Unknown" in the months before his death. Inside, he found that Bourdain had hung himself in his bathroom.

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One note said: "Thank you for what you gave to this world, a deeper understanding of culture and food. You will always travel with me".

"This wonderful couple is a danger to no one", Bourdain wrote in a Post column at the time.

In a 2008 interview with The Associated Press, Bourdain had said his daughter's birth had changed his outlook on life: "I feel obliged to at least do the best I can and not do anything really stupidly self-destructive if I can avoid it".

"When I was working with him last week he was giddy".

Anthony Bourdain spent about 250 days per year on the road travelling. "He touched the lives of chefs, everyday people, drug addicts, everybody".

It was where Bourdain had been told he could find a nice choucrote - sauerkraut, an Alsatian specialty. But in the same breath he also said that if you haven't been through that grind, you don't know what it is like to be in a kitchen.

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