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Anthony Bourdain's food market in NY takes shape

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An image of Bourdain Market at Pier 57, 15th Street, New York. The market will be a vast collection of about 100 retail and wholesale food vendors from the city, but Mr Bourdain - seen here with Mr Werther (left) - says "the beating heart and soul" of the project will be a Singapore-style hawker market.
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An image of Bourdain Market at Pier 57, 15th Street, New York. The market will be a vast collection of about 100 retail and wholesale food vendors from the city, but Mr Bourdain - seen here with Mr Werther - says "the beating heart and soul" of the project will be a Singapore-style hawker market.

New York

IT was a far cry from the bustling, kaleidoscopic street scenes that Anthony Bourdain routinely plunges into during his television travelogues: an empty, dimly-lit pier building on the Hudson River at the edge of the meat-packing district.

But Mr Bourdain, the uncensored