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Go deep behind the scenes of reporting trips with Anthony Bourdain’s partners, from Havana to the Himalayas, from jungle hallucinogens to Andalusian cave cooking. Hosted by foreign correspondent Nathan Thornburgh. Beats by Dan the Automator. Artwork by Edel Rodriguez. Get ready for the ride.

Go deep behind the scenes of reporting trips with Anthony Bourdain’s partners, from Havana to the Himalayas, from jungle hallucinogens to Andalusian cave cooking. Hosted by foreign correspondent Nathan Thornburgh. Beats by Dan the Automator. Artwork by Edel Rodriguez. Get ready for the ride.
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Go deep behind the scenes of reporting trips with Anthony Bourdain’s partners, from Havana to the Himalayas, from jungle hallucinogens to Andalusian cave cooking. Hosted by foreign correspondent Nathan Thornburgh. Beats by Dan the Automator. Artwork by Edel Rodriguez. Get ready for the ride.

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Episodes

Episode 17: Tacos in Viking Country with Rosio Sanchez

12/9/2018
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One of the great shortcomings of northern Europe—an otherwise pleasant place with soft sunsets and universal healthcare—has always been the utter lack of quality Mexican food. Rosio Sanchez, a celebrated restaurateur and chef from Chicago who has worked at some of the best restaurants on earth, is changing that. She talked with Nathan about living in Copenhagen, cooking fjord shrimp in salsa diabla, and what authenticity means to her. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:33:15

Episode 16: San Francisco Happy Hour with Dan the Automator

12/3/2018
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Dan "the Automator" Nakamura is one of the great music producers of our time. Someone who, like Brian Eno or Phil Spector, changed the sound of an entire decade. The fact that he did it as an Asian-American breaking into hiphop way back in the early 90s, well, there's a story. Automator mixed some excellent negronis at his studio in San Francisco and talked with Nathan about his unlikely path to hiphop immortality and why he's owning his Asian-American identity now more than ever. Learn...

Duration:00:33:46

Episode 15: Hammered Vegans with Shannon Martinez

11/25/2018
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Shannon Martinez is the chef behind the famed Smith & Daughters vegan restaurant in Melbourne, Australia. After soiling a couple Bloody Marys with Ireland's cheapest vodka (Huzzar!), Shannon and host Nathan Thornburgh talk about everything from meat-free pub fare to sharpie skinhead diets and why vegans just want to get drunk and screw like the rest of us. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:29

Episode 14: Dreams of Pickled Heron in Galway

11/18/2018
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Michelin-starred chef and author JP McMahon talks with host Nathan Thornburgh on the eve of his annual Food on the Edge conference in Galway, Ireland. Topics include Dingle Gin, Anthony Bourdain, and why McMahon left his kids at the bar with his credit card. Also on the conversational menu: pickled heron, swan pie and other delicious cruelties of yore. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:47

Episode 13: Sipping through Austria

11/11/2018
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Somewhere in a hotel room in central Moscow, steps away from a frenzied nationalist Victory Day rally, Nathan shares a mini-bar white wine with writer Alexa van Sickle and talks about her sorta-homeland Austria. Her epic roadtrip story, Farewell to the Alps, took her across her country in search of beer, wine and booze. Along the way there is plenty of thinking about nationality, belonging, doctored wine and subpar whisky. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:08

Episode 12: Marketing a Better Mezcal

11/4/2018
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Niki Nakazawa's path took her from the northeastern US to Mexico City to Oaxaca, from art to food and now to Neta, a mezcal brand devoted to supporting small producers. She talks with host Nathan Thornburgh about the future of mezcal and why Mexico is a great place for hustlers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:24

Episode 11: Fermenting in Oaxaca

10/28/2018
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Paulina Garcia grew up in Saltillo, in the north of Mexico. But when she and a group of friends began looking in their early 20s for a life with a bit more meaning and mission, they ended up in Oaxaca, in Mexico's southern mountains, baking and canning and pickling and generally breaking the Internet with their beautiful food. In this episode, Paulina talks mushroom tea, coyote skins and how her group of Norteños ended up so far from home. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:33:43

Episode 10: Day Drinking at Netflix

10/21/2018
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Samin Nosrat grew up in Southern California, hearing plenty about the flavors of Iran. But her path took her to another country, Italy, where her perspective on cooking and living changed forever. In this episode, Nathan shares a bottle of Italian amaro with Samin in a corporate conference room, way too early in the morning, as they talk about cocktails, careers, and Samin's gorgeous new Netflix show Salt Fat Acid Heat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:01

Episode 9: Chasing Korean Cornbread

10/15/2018
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When Nicole Choi's mother went through a bruising round of chemotherapy in Maryland, she craved nothing more than an old postwar Korean cornbread. Nicole set out to recreate it for her. Read her essay on R&K. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:26:33

Episode 8: Drinking Saint Petersburg

10/8/2018
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Asya Khramchenkova is an owner of the legendary Bar Khroniki in Saint Petersburg, As such she's the best person we can think of to talk about the borderlands between Finland and Russia, their culture, and their alcohol. She sat with host Nathan Thornburgh in the Leningrad Documentary Film Studio with a few swiped shot glasses and together they drank their way through smoked apple cider, heavy California-style IPA beer from Karelia, and caraway spirits that will knock you off your barstool....

Duration:00:38:32

Episode 7: A damn fine mezcal

10/1/2018
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In the first episode of The Trip after the death of his partner Anthony Bourdain, host Nathan Thornburgh communes in a squatted Beverly Hills hotel room with two people who knew Bourdain well: chef José Andrés and Roads & Kingdoms co-founder Matt Goulding. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:07

Episode 6: Goats, Gods and Garlic

2/22/2018
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A conversation with foreign correspondent Anup Kaphle about his favorite foods growing up in Nepal, and why his parents refuse to cook them anymore. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:28:27

Episode 5: The Man We Call Chacho

2/15/2018
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Roads & Kingdoms co-founder Matt Goulding had one last chance to win over the Spanish girl he was hoping to date. So he hopped in a car with her father Angel, drove south for six hours to the cave community where Angel grew up, helped slaughter a pig, and met Chacho, The rest is history. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:28:44

Episode 4: The Sandwich that Ate Pakistan

2/8/2018
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"Crispy, spicy, crunchy." The very hungry writer Saba Imtiaz talks with equally hungry host Nathan Thornburgh about how the KFC Zinger Burger became a breakout hit in her native Karachi and why zinger is now a generic term for spicy chicken sandwiches throughout Pakistan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:24:30

Episode 3: Superman of Havana

2/1/2018
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Join foreign correspondent Mitch Moxley on a hunt through Havana for a pre-Revolutionary Cuban porn star whose enormous, umm, talent made him the stuff of legend. Superman, as he was known, appeared in Godfather II, was the object of Graham Greene's obsession, and was both victim and symbol of the amoral mafia-run hedonism of Batista's Cuba. And then, Superman just disappeared. Mitch Moxley unspools myth from legend on his way to finding the only known evidence of Superman's, umm,...

Duration:00:28:52

Episode 2: Dancing with the Dead

1/25/2018
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They call it the Turning of the Bones: a joyous, drunken festival in Madagascar that keeps the dead close to the living. War correspondent and photojournalist Jacob Russell brings humor and heart to this story from the ceremony and what it taught him about his own family's response to death and grief. Also: lots of drunken trumpet playing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:27:41

Episode 1: The Root of All Things

1/18/2018
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In the first episode of The Trip, R&K editor Cara Parks casts a skeptical eye on her colleague's self-indulgent voyage of hallucinatory discovery through the Amazon. Turns out, she may have a point. Music by Dan the Automator, podcast artwork by Edel Rodriguez, introduction by Anthony Bourdain, hallucinations by Nathan Thornburgh. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:58

The Trip from R&K: trailer

1/16/2018
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An early look at The Trip, a new podcast from Anthony Bourdain's partners at Roads & Kingdoms, an online journal of travel, food and politics. Hosted by foreign correspondent Nathan Thornburgh, each episode dives deep behind the scenes of a reporting trip somewhere in the world, from Havana to the Himalayas, from jungle hallucinogens to Andalusian cave cooking. Get ready for the ride. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:20