Local restaurant to honor Anthony Bourdain with special menu item today

Today would have been Anthony Bourdain’s 63rd birthday, and one local restaurant is celebrating his life and legacy with a special menu item.

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Figlio Wood-Fired Pizza in Kettering will honor Bourdain, who died just over a year ago, by preparing a mushroom soup inspired by one of his very first published recipes in the Les Halles cookbook.

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The recipe appears in his first cookbook from the New York City Bistro, where Bourdain got his start. Figlio has added its own touch to the recipe.

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All proceeds from the sale of the soup today will be donated to an organization that deals with suicide prevention.

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Figlio’s has two Columbus locations and a location in Kettering at the Town & Country shopping center.

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WHAT: Figlio Wood-Fired Pizza

WHEN: Open 5 to 9 p.m. today, June 25

WHERE: Figlio's Wood-Fired Pizza, 424 E. Stroop Road, Kettering

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