Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain has been found dead in his hotel room at aged 61, of a suspected suicide, according to a CNN report.
Bourdain was in Strasbourg, France, working on a shoot for his series, Parts Unknown, on CNN.
“It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague, Anthony Bourdain,” the cable network said in a statement on Friday.
Bourdain was a best-selling food, fiction and nonfiction author.
Bourdain once visited the Philippines and tried our all-time favorite “sisig”. He said, “I think it’s the most likely to convince people abroad who have had no exposure to Filipino food to maybe look further and investigate further beyond sisig. I think that’s the one that’s gonna hook them”