SP90, 72015 Torre Canne BR, Italy
Bourdain had: uni pasta, a Peroni beer and a cigarette.
Palazzo Margherita Hotel
Corso Umberto I, 64, 75012 Bernalda MT, Italy
(+39) 0835 549060
Bourdain ate: lampascioni (scored and fried hyacinth bulbs), braciole di cotenna (stuffed pig skin rolls), lamb’s head casserole, fresh fruit, assorted wines.
Lunch date: Francis Ford Coppola: among other things, one of the greatest filmmakers of all time and owner of the Palazzo Margherita Hotel, and his granddaughter, Pascale Coppola.
Masseria La Spina
Viale Aldo Moro, 27, 70043 Monopoli BA, Italy
Bourdain ate: pasta.
Dinner date: Asia Argento, actress, filmmaker, and daughter of Italian filmmaker Dario Argento.
Alle Due Corti
Corte dei Giugni 1, 73100 Lecce, Italy
Dinner date: Asia Argento
Nonna Maria’s home
Bourdain ate: Orecchiette in sauce with cacioricotta cheese, wine, peppers, watermelon.
Dinner dates: Nonna Maria, Angelo Crisano, Argento.
Bourdain ate: lobster, sea urchins, grilled octopus, assorted fresh fish, wine.
Lunch dates: Argento and friends.
Bourdain and Argento went fishing with local fishermen.