The Parts Unknown crew went to Armenia in the fall of 2017 and shot an episode filled with tales of the diaspora, barbecued meat, and lots of lavash. We compiled our favorite moments leaked through social media over the past few months. Have you been paying attention?
Getting ready to cruise around Dilijan, “Armenia’s Switzerland,” in Serj’s Soviet-era Volga.
Mount Ararat, as seen by System of a Down’s own Serj Tankian.
Serj Tankian returned to Armenia right in time for what has been called the “Velvet Revolution.” Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets, demanding the resignation of former Prime Minister Serj Sargsyan. They succeeded.
It was a pleasure to have a small part in the Armenia visit of Anthony Bourdain for his CNN series "Parts Unknown," which should air later in May pic.twitter.com/Ef0a2VkQFZ— Richard Giragosian (@Richard_RSC) April 30, 2018
While in Yerevan, Tony spent an afternoon with Richard Giragosian, political analyst and director of the Regional Studies Center, a local think tank.
Tony with comedians Narek Margaryan and Sergey Sargisyan at Yerevan’s Artashi Mot, a BBQ restaurant.