Bourdain had: uni pasta, a Peroni beer and a cigarette.
Corso Umberto I, 64, 75012 Bernalda MT, Italy
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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.
Bourdain ate: pasta.
Dinner date: Asia Argento, actress, filmmaker, and daughter of Italian filmmaker Dario Argento.
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.