After news that New Yorker and famed food world force Anthony Bourdain died last week, locals flocked to his former stomping grounds to remember him. Over the weekend, people continued to add messages and flowers to the French brasserie where he used to work, Les Halles, the place he was when writing his breakout book Kitchen Confidential.
The Murray Hill restaurant, at 411 Park Avenue South, between East 28th and East 29th streets, is still drawing crowds on Tuesday, its windows completely covered in memorials. Eater photographer Gary He visited the scene this weekend. Take a look at the notes that people are writing to Bourdain — from personal remembrances to photos to stuffed animals to a box of Popeye’s, a fast food that Bourdain professed to love.
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