Bourdain loves all of Miami, including the douchey parts like South Beach. He tells Anderson Cooper, “We all know sort of douchey Miami, and we love it. I mean, I love South Beach. I’m a complete sucker for it.” But in last night’s episode of Parts Unknown, Bourdain chose to focus on a different Miami. He explains,
In the episode, Bourdain also ends up on the beach with his hero, Iggy Pop. Tony says, “Iggy makes a passionate case for Miami as refuge, which it is.” He also visits one of the country’s greatest dive bars, the nasty, beer-stank, cigarette smoke-filled Mac’s Club Deuce in South Beach.
Tony loves The Deuce (Photo: Miami New Times)
Bourdain says, “Mac just turned 100 years old; he’s still slingin’ beer behind the bar. He’s sort of a living history of Miami.” Here are Bourdain’s other go-to Miami spots.
Next up on the CNN Parts Unknown roster? Scotland. The episode airs Sunday, May 10, at 9pm ET/PT. Check out Bourdain eating haggis and fish and chips in a sneak peek below.