Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations Season 1
S01 E01Jul 25, 2005
France: Why the French Don't Suck Jul 25, 2005 Host Tony Bourdain checks out rumors that darkness is the excuse for Icelanders to party the night away.
S01 E02Aug 1, 2005
Iceland: Hello Darkness My Old Friend Aug 1, 2005 Tony travels to Iceland in January, where he turns a cold cranky tour into a hilarious diatribe on fermented meats. Also, look for the tribute to "Lost in Translation" towards the end.
S01 E03Aug 8, 2005
New Jersey Aug 8, 2005 Host Anthony Bourdain comes out of the closet about his New Jersey roots and takes a sentimental journey through the New Jersey of his youth. Find out why the state can't shake its bad reputation, then dig deep to find the real Jersey identity.
S01 E04Aug 15, 2005
Vietnam (The Island of Mr. Sang) Aug 15, 2005 Tony travels to the far away country of Vietnam, where he meets up with an old friend (who also happens to work for the People's Committee) with whom he traverses the ancient culture. He ends up going on a trip that takes him through isolated villages and finishes on an island resort, owned by the mysterious Mr. Sang.
S01 E04Aug 15, 2005
Vietnam: The Island of Mr. Sang Aug 15, 2005 A vicarious thrill ride as Tony discovers Vietnam from the buzzing streets of Hanoi to the rural beauty of the Montagnards, and the mysterious Island of Mr. Sang. This episode shows exactly why Tony has been completely seduced by Vietnam and its people.
S01 E05Aug 22, 2005
Malaysia: Into the Jungle Aug 22, 2005 Tony has always been fascinated by the notion of "natural fusion," the way cuisines and cultures blend over the centuries. He's particularly fascinated by Malaysia.
S01 E06Oct 10, 2005
Sicily Oct 10, 2005 In Sicily, Anthony Bourdain eats some tripe at a local frittola stand in II Capo Market, a spleen sandwich with Sicily's President, and salt encrusted fish. Later, Tony also debates where to get the best cannoli.
S01 E07Oct 17, 2005
Las Vegas Oct 17, 2005 On assignment and with deadline looming for a major food magazine, Tony's got four days to cover the "very best" of the new chef-centric Las Vegas. He visits The Double Down, Bouchon, El Sombrero, Beauty Bar, Freemont Street and much more.
S01 E08Oct 24, 2005
Uzbekistan Oct 24, 2005 Anthony Bourdain is in for a wild trip as he journeys through Uzbekistan's capital, Tashkent, goes to a bellydancing club, gets to know the culture by visiting a local mosque, and shops for a wedding present. and more.
S01 E09Nov 7, 2005
New Zealand: Down Under the Down Under Nov 7, 2005 Tony Bourdain travels to Christ Church, New Zealand to give a guest lecture at Savour, an upscale food and wine convention. When he can't connect with his audience, he heads for the countryside to find the real Kiwi lifestyle.
S01 E10Jun 20, 2006
Iceland Special Edition Jun 20, 2006 Lights, camera, action! From Bill Murray to Snoop from The Wire, Tony gets to know these entertainers on a more casual level. He cooks an Italian feast with Christopher Walken and explores a tent city in Haiti with Sean Penn.