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Padma Lakshmi Remembers Anthony Bourdain, the ‘Great Sampler of the Human Condition’

Padma Lakshmi Remembers Anthony Bourdain, the ‘Great Sampler of the Human Condition’

Anthony Bourdain helped me get over my feelings of “imposter syndrome” in the early days of “Top Chef.”

When the show started in 2006, I was surrounded by top-tier professional chefs. I had already published a book about food, had another coming out and had done a cooking show and a couple “Planet Food” documentaries for Food Network, but I still felt people thought I was just a model and what did I know about food? I hadn’t been to culinary school. I have never worked the line in a kitchen.

Through our friendship, Tony taught me to feel pride

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