Four days before his death, celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain was tucking into sauerkraut and roasted ham in the eastern French town of Colmar, just miles from the village of Kaysersberg where his life ended.
Bourdain was found dead in his hotel room in France while working on the CNN series on culinary traditions around the world. CNN will air the latest episode of "Parts Unknown", which finds its host in Hong Kong, tonight.
"Our little girl had her concert today", Busia-Bourdain wrote.
Ariane was performing at a NY music venue, clad in a pair of killer boots Bourdain had apparently gifted her.
Eric reportedly knew something was up when his friend and colleague, who had previously battled drug addiction and depression, didn't show up for breakfast.
"They won't be shipping his remains back for a couple of days because of formalities", Gladys Bourdain said. The suicide of her beloved lover and ally, Anthony Bourdain.
Her letter concludes, "To the media and to the random commenter, Anthony would never have wanted Asia to be hurt, I'd like to think he would want us to have the collective conversation that needs to be had about depression".
As his career progressed, Anthony documented his love for food on television, his most recent project being the CNN special series, Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown.
"He loved and was loved in return", Cooper said of Bourdain.
In 2013, Peabody Award judges honored Bourdain and "Parts Unknown" for "expanding our palates and horizons in equal measure".
The death of chef, writer, TV personality and artist Anthony Bourdain has rocked the worldwide food landscape. In a statement on Twitter, Argento said she was "beyond devastated". "Like, he was insane in love with her, insane being the keyword". He explained, "I also do feel I have things to live for".