Santa Monica mural honors Bourdain

Posted at 12:59 PM, Jun 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-25 13:59:52-04

Today is Anthony Bourdain’s birthday. He would have been 62 years old. 

But he died in Parish recently, in what authorities have ruled a suicide. 

The celebrity chef had a soft spot for Acadiana, and the feeling was mutual. To read our stories about his visits, click here and here

Since his death, the outpouring of grief and regret at his passing has come from all over the world, where people from disparate cultures mourn a man they say was authentic and sincere in his curiosity and reporting about them. 

A Santa Monica restaurant has honored him with a huge mural. 

The mural was painted on the wall of the Gramercy bar on Wilshire Boulevard by street muralist Jonas Never, reports KABC. 

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