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Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown – #33 – Iran – S04 E06


Upload October 10,2021

Bourdain shines a light on how Iranians are existing within an oppressive government system. He visits Isfahan and Tehran and stops at two private homes for traditional Persian cooking. The episode ends with a nightlife scene in Northern Tehran. This episode features Jason Rezaian and his wife and journalist Yeganeh Salehi before they were taken into custody by Iranian authorities in 2014.

Few countries have had a more contentious relationship with the United States than Iran. Since the 1979 Iranian Revolution and the US Embassy hostage crisis, relations have been rather icy. In this episode of Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown Tony heads to this predominately Shia Muslim nation to explore a country few Americans have visited since the 80’s.

Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown’ follows host Anthony Bourdain, world-renowned chef, bestselling author and multiple-Emmy® winning television personality—as he travels across the globe to uncover little-known areas of the world and celebrate diverse cultures by exploring food and dining rituals.

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