"Thoughts and love to all his family and close friends xxxxxxxxxxx". They sat on plastic stools in a family-run restaurant, eating bun cha, a dish special to Hanoi.
And, with that, it's probably safe to say that Obama spoke for all of us. I really can't talk about him.
"It is the whole family of French gastronomy that joins me, to renew our deep friendship to our bereaved American brothers", he added. "He was quite a character".
Anthony Bourdain in a scene from his former show, No Reservations. He recounted getting drunk and stoned - "the kind of drunk where you've got to put a hand over one eye to see straight" - and said he would "peel out" in his 4×4 on his way back from nightly trips to the brothels. I pray for you all. He was also having problems with this girlfriend, Asia Argento.
Another Weinstein accuser and #metoo activist Rose McGowan also tweeted a distraught message following Bourdain's death.
After Bourdain's death, Ms Hagerty thanked the chef for celebrating her work, rather than mocking her with the rest of the world.
And Gordon Ramsay said: "Stunned and saddened by the loss of Anthony Bourdain".
"Look, man, the only thing that matters is life or death". We had a chance to do a photo with them.
Watch the moving tribute above, via CNN.
He followed that book with A Cook's Tour, also a TV series on the Food Network, in which he travelled the globe embracing authentic food experiences - including a Glasgow chippie, where he waxed lyrical on the joys of a deep-fried "king rib" (no relation to any actual ribs), a deep-fried Mars bar and deep-fried pizza. But it was Bourdain's writing that first cemented his place as a storyteller.
Bourdain was born in New York City and raised in Leonia, New Jersey.
A signed copy of "Kitchen Confidential" sold for $499, and one of "Appetites" went for $490.
Bourdain lived in Manhattan, not far from CNN's studio.
Unlike other male celebrities who have discretely kept their silence about high-powered abusers and harassers, Bourdain publicly celebrated Weinstein's fall and recent arrest, as the almost 3 million followers of his personal Instagram account know.
Anthony Bourdain had no qualms about addressing his past. Rezaian's forthcoming memoir had been acquired by Bourdain, who has an imprint with Ecco, a division of HarperCollins. A receptionist then went to Mr. Bourdain's room, where he was found hanging in the room. Weeks later, the couple was arrested.
It was one of his last meals. "They are nobody's enemy". Tenaglia asked Cummings to suggest some food filming locations for Bourdain's upcoming 23-hour stop in Bangkok.
"When I moved to NY, I always told people if there's one person I wanted to cross paths with, it's Anthony Bourdain", she said.