The season opener, from Punjab, India, illustrates what makes “Parts Unknown” unique. Bourdain tells stories about the tense border between India and Pakistan and a Sikh gathering place where a free meal is served to tens of thousands of people each day. He rides a rickety train to a Himalayan village that was a summer getaway for the ruling class, and visits a luxury home nearly frozen in time.

At, we were thrilled that Emmy-winning series Parts Unknown featuring Anthony Bourdian returned to CNN for its second season on Sunday night. The second season saw the well-traveled Anthony Bourdain journey for the first time to Israel and Palestine. Not unlike, the show uses food as a vehicle to discuss important issues such […]