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When Anthony Bourdain Had Breakfast With Ofeibea Quist-Arcton

The chef and television host has died at age 61. NPR's West Africa correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton remembers her meal with him in the open-air market of Senegal, filmed for his TV show.
In 2016, NPR correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton shared breakfast with Anthony Bourdain at Marché Kermel in Dakar, Senegal. Source: CNN

Editor's Note: In 2016, Anthony Bourdain visited Senegal and spoke with NPR's Africa correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton. Their meal and conversation were filmed for his travel-food show Parts Unknown on CNN. With the news of Bourdain's death, we wanted to revisit our interview with Quist-Arcton about that day.

Anthony Bourdain and Ofeibea Quist-Arcton had breakfast at Marche Kermel — a popular market in the

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