We Liked Anthony Bourdain Because He Was Human

The shock and loss to the culinary world is substantial — but to the world at large — the death of Anthony Bourdain is painful because it’s one less human reminding us of what it used to be like to socialize without the crippling tools of disconnect.

As a New Yorker — it was impossible not to be familiar with world-renowned chefs — and the restaurants that demanded a yearly…