LOS ANGELES - SEPTEMBER 9: Anthony Bourdain at the 2017 Creative Arts Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater on September 9, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.

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Memorial To Anthony Bourdain Grows Outside Closed Le Hale Restaurant

June 09, 2018 - 4:04 pm

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- Before he became a celebrity chef, Anthony Bourdain was just a chef.

He worked at Le Hale on park Ave in Manhattan.

The restaurant is now closed, but the building still bears the name.

The French restaurant was the center of Bourdain's best-seller Kitchen Confidential.

Even though he left years ago, fans came to pay their respects.

People dropped off flowers, and others taped notes to the window.

Bourdain died in France on Friday, from a suicide.