Live From Brooklyn, It's Anthony Bourdain

You've watched him eat street food in Southeast Asia on No Reservations and barnstorm into town for a quick bite between flights on The Layover. But as Anthony Bourdain has cursed and rhapsodized his way around the world during his culinary travels, he's always seemed a little, well, distant. Now's your chance to change that.

The irascible chef turned TV personality is tearing through the screen for a first-ever live performance in New York City, June 9 at BAM Howard Gilman Opera House in Brooklyn, produced by ZPZ Live and IAE. Tickets went on sale this morning, by phone at 800.745.3000 or at Prices range from $52.50 to $75, or if you want to get really close to Tony, a limited number of VIP tickets will be available, including killer seats, a meet and greet, photo ops and more.

What else to expect from this one-night-only gig? Bourdain will draw from his deep well of personal stories, no doubt, and he's promising a Q&A session with the audience, which sounds like it'll be worth the price of admission alone. Odds on a guest appearance by his bro-in-arms Eric Ripert: 3-to-1.

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