Anthony Bourdain, On the Difference Between Us and Them

If it wasn't for Tony...
If it wasn't for Tony... Photo: Neeta Lind via Flickr

“As Roy Choi pointed out – the difference between L.A. and so many other major cities is it’s not European at all. The heart and soul and spine of L.A. is not Europe, which is a big difference from a lot of the other cities. And I guess I missed that.” — Anthony Bourdain, who will eventually have an L.A. episode of his new show The Layover. [Squid Ink]