Cook's tour


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Cook's tour

n
informal a rapid but extensive tour or survey of anything
[C19: after Thomas Cook2]

Cook's′ tour′


n.
a rapid, cursory tour of the major features of a place.
[1905–10; after Thomas Cook (1808–92), English travel agent]

Cook's tour

- A very fast tour of a location, from Thomas Cook, the famous travel agent.
See also related terms for location.
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In his book A Cook's Tour, Anthony Bourdain discussed his visit to Cambodia: "Once you've been to Cambodia, you'll never stop wanting to beat Henry Kissinger to death with your bare hands.
Before his CNN Emmy Award-winning show, the celebrity host had built a cult following in the Philippines through episodes of his TV shows The Layover, A Cook's Tour and Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations.
Thomasina, who won the BBC TV cookery competition MasterChef in 2005, went on to make TV shows Wild Gourmets and A Cook's Tour of Spain, before hosting Mexican Food Made Simple for Channel 5.
In four years' time, they won't say it was Jimmy Anderson that lost this tour 5-0, they'll say it was Alastair Cook's tour.
And I think we got nominated because it's a fantastic show with incredible staying power that's been up-and-running for a very long time, if you go back to 'A Cook's Tour,' his first series 13 years ago.
WestJet is the only airline providing seat capacity for Thomas Cook's tour operator arm, Sunquest, in the Canadian market.
As an expansion to its successful, two-year, Canada-wide, partnership, WestJet is the only airline providing capacity for Thomas Cook's tour operator arm in the Canadian market.
Bourdain first rose to popular attention with his 2000 book Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly, while follow-up tome A Cook's Tour led to his first TV series, A Cook's Tour and this 2005 series, which has so far run for seven series.
Cook's tour de force 182 not out was the cornerstone of England's 456 for three by stumps on day two of the third npower Test at Edgbaston.
In three printed pages the restaurant offers a cook's tour of Italy from Puglia to Tuscany and beyond.
I supposed that the resulting book would provide reflections on her experience, that she'd create a Cook's tour of worthy literature, with a well thumbed classic to love in every port.