We already know that Anthony Bourdain’s massive NYC food hall, Bourdain Market, will be located in Pier 57 at West 15th Street and the Hudson River. We know that the 100-vendor, 150,000-square-foot market will feature vendors from all over the world and “design inspiration from Blade Runner and the back alleys of Tokyo,” and we know it’s slated to open in 2017.


But if you want to get even more hyped about the opening, simply take a look at the recently launched @BourdainMarket Instagram account. It offers an inside look at the design plans for the food hall, and highlights international markets and vendors that BM will draw inspiration from.

Think of it as a mood board for the food hall, featuring…


Artist renderings of Bourdain Market

artist rendering of a portion of #bourdainmarket, art by @romanandwilliams #aleschart

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Artist rendering of a portion of the market • Stephen Alesch @romanandwilliams • #BourdainMarket

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artist rendering of a portion of #bourdainmarket, art by @romanandwilliams #aleschart

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International markets the food hall will draw inspiration from

scouting: miaokou night market #taipei | photo by @ssmaximilian | #bourdainmarket

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scouting: shinjuku stalls #japan | photo by @subvertmoves | #bourdainmarket

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And Bourdain’s list of dream vendors and hawker legends

scouting: cơm hến (clam rice) #vietnam | photo by @vievie_le | #bourdainmarket

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scouting: bbq pork and roast goose from #joyhing #hongkong | photo by @ivys_life | #bourdainmarket

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Be sure to follow the @bourdainmarket Insta to find out what New York is in for.