We get pretty excited for anything Anthony Bourdain does, so when we saw this sneak peek at his new show "The Layover," our interest was piqued.
For the new series, which premieres November 21 on The Travel Channel, Tony seeks to get down and dirty with a city — "from dive bars to five stars" — in 24 to 48 hours. If the concept sounds familiar, that's because it bears a striking resemblance to most of Samantha Brown's shows. This similarity is not lost on Mr. Bourdain, who posted on his Tumblr:
We are well aware that many of the meals and experiences on No Reservations are, frankly, impossible to duplicate. The upcoming last meal at El Bulli show being a particularly extreme example. The crew and I got drunk one night and said, “hey, let’s make Samantha Brown’s show! Only….different…and good! ” unlike No Rez, you will actually be able to do the stuff covered on the show. And unlike other shows of the genre, you might actually want to.
From the looks of this preview, the show is going to be pretty awesome. But don't just take our word for it, check out the video and let us know what you think.
WATCH related video of Bourdain talking things he'll never do again, below: