Portugal - Portuguese cuisine holds a dear place in Tonys culinary heart. Tony travels to Porto, home of the famous Port wine, where he is immediately exposed to the codfish and the almost mythical place it holds in Portuguese cuisine and culture.
San Sebastian, Spain: Tony explores the food-crazed Basque culture. Tony's guide, Chef Luis Irizar, takes Tony into the underworld of Basque gastronomic societies. Later, Tony explores the citys tapas bars.
Arcachon, France Here, Bourdain first learned to love food as a child. Returning for a trip down memory lane, Tony enjoys childhood staples, including steak frites, gaufres (waffles), soupe de pecheur (fishermans soup) and fresh oysters.
Portugal & South-West France: Visiting his boss's family farm, Tony helps slaughter and feast on a pig the family has been fattening all year. Then, Tony heads to France to experience the rich delights of a foie gras farm.