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Sarawakians mourn Bourdain’s death


One of us: A file photo of Bourdain and Entalau longhouse folks toasting to welcome the Gawai Dayak festival.

One of us: A file photo of Bourdain and Entalau longhouse folks toasting to welcome the Gawai Dayak festival.

KUCHING: The influence and charm of well-travelled celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain reached all corners of the world, including Sarawak, where his tragic death on Friday has brought a profound sense of loss to the people, like “losing one of their own”.

“Bourdain’s death was shocking, I’m deeply saddened. Many of my friends shared the news of his passing and expressing their sorrow on Facebook. This shows how attached many Sarawakians are with this exceptional person,” civil servant Merdan Omar said.

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