Anthony Bourdain isn’t the easiest person to keep track of. On any given day, the insatiable chef and television host might be racing horses in Montana or slurping $6 noodles with the president in Vietnam. As Food & Wine reports, he’ll be making time in his busy schedule this fall to give a live performance on his home turf in New York City.

The live show, titled The Hunger, will take place at the Brooklyn Academy of Music on November 22. According to the event page, it will feature “an unyielding, brutally honest monologue reflecting on diverse culture, street cuisine, and [Bourdain's] travels to lesser-known locations around the world.” After the show, the “food world's favorite bad boy” will stick around to answer questions from the audience.

The Hunger is set to follow the October release of Appetites, Bourdain’s newest cookbook. Appetites marks the latest of several books from the author, and his first cookbook in 10 years. It will highlight the chef’s personal favorite recipes, gathered from his 40-plus years in the food world—recipes that “everyone should (at least in Mr. Bourdain’s opinion) know how to cook,” according the book's description.

Tickets for The Hunger won’t go on sale until July 28, but you can pre-order seats now using the promo code BOURDAIN. Prices start at $78 and mega-fans can shell out $300 for VIP tickets that include a meet-and-greet with the man himself.

[h/t Food & Wine]

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