Jakarta, TOPNews Indonesia —
Brasserie Les Halles, restaurant the first place the deceased Anthony Bourdain career will be ‘live’ again.
However, do not imagine that this restaurant will be back in operation. The restaurant will only be open over the weekend of July 9-11 to celebrate the documentary about Bourdain’s life.
Located at 411 Park Avenue South, New York, this restaurant has actually been permanently closed since 2016. The name ‘Les Halles’ itself is taken from the name of the historic center wholesale market in Paris, France.
In the past, this restaurant served classic and simple French dishes like escargot, foie gras, and steak tartare. This restaurant is also used for the front page of Bourdain’s book, Kitchen Confidential.
Next month, the original owners of Les Halles, Philippe Lajaunie and Jose de Meirelles, are putting together a menu for the restaurant’s opening.
“It took a lot to explore how much Bourdain meant to Les Halles. How many young chefs were inspired by him, the career he launched, the people who loved him for his nonsense comments,” Lajaunie said in a statement. Food and Wine.
“With his straightforward demeanor, he is a ‘classic’ New Yorker to the world. I am honored to reopen the doors to Les Halles for a few days and serve up some of the staples.”
Meanwhile, Bourdain’s documentary titled Roadrunner: A Film about Anthony Bourdain will hit theaters on July 16, 2021. Morgan Neville, the film’s director, likens Les Halles to an important culinary institution in New York.
“They’re both gone now, but for a few days the restaurant will reopen and we can eat together like in 1999. Steak frites like Bourdain used to do,” he said.
A trailers the film shows behind-the-scenes footage of Bourdain’s various travel events, as well as his interviews with friends and colleagues.
In 2018, when Bourdain died by suicide, fans placed flowers, notes and offerings in the closed off area of Les Halles.