Michael K. Williams Showed Anthony Bourdain 'The Hood' (Brooklyn)

  • Published on Jun 13, 2018
  • 'Superfly' star Michael K. Williams remembers taking Anthony Bourdain into the projects in Flatbush for an episode of 'No Reservations.'
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Comments • 164

  • Terry JP
    Terry JP 23 days ago

    1 class guy and 1 white POS

  • king Vip3er
    king Vip3er Month ago

    This guy was Irish from battlefield 4

  • Elaine Simon
    Elaine Simon Month ago

    Those are all great music recommendations!

  • Maurice Jones
    Maurice Jones 4 months ago

    Omar coming!!!!!!

  • Kruppt808
    Kruppt808 6 months ago

    The Denzel Washington of legendary tv series

  • Fuski YT
    Fuski YT 6 months ago

    Yo Irish, you still got a mission with Recker. Get it done.

  • Hurtis Mixon
    Hurtis Mixon 8 months ago

    Oxtails. Yes Sirrrrrrrrrr!

  • szs voc
    szs voc 8 months ago


  • taylor trash
    taylor trash 8 months ago

    pizza with a.fork and knife. loved that reference

  • bernard mcpherson
    bernard mcpherson 8 months ago

    I remember that episode. 'The Wire' antagonists were really homies from the hood and met during Anthony's walkthrough Flatbush. Great show, greater host! Bourdain G.O.A.T!

  • Traski Traskola
    Traski Traskola 8 months ago

    Jerk salmon.... my mouth is upset with me for not having any jerk salmon in it...

  • Gypsy SnickerDoodle
    Gypsy SnickerDoodle 8 months ago

    He was a Dancer, before his incident that drove him towards Acting

  • Brendan Bloomberg
    Brendan Bloomberg 8 months ago

    Wow that wasn't propaganda, OMAR!

  • willy565
    willy565 8 months ago

    Omar comin.

  • Ayub Ali
    Ayub Ali 8 months ago


  • Ramiro Cardozo
    Ramiro Cardozo 8 months ago

    Nice dude and a very good actor.

  • jerrymeehan318
    jerrymeehan318 8 months ago

    One of the best scenes in the wire was Omar's testimony against Cheese.
    "What is your profession Mr Little?"
    "Your job. How do you make money?"
    " I rip and run."
    "Excuse me?"
    "I robs drug dealers."

  • kohatencl
    kohatencl 9 months ago

    He is a class actor and a gentleman. The man deserves more than 4 mins of interview time.

  • jerrodkilla23
    jerrodkilla23 9 months ago +7

    RUN! Omar's coming!

    • bernard mcpherson
      bernard mcpherson 8 months ago

      Better come correct...Omar's coming! Brilliant character, one of many on 'The Wire'.

  • Nx Doyle
    Nx Doyle 9 months ago


  • Anne Dwyer
    Anne Dwyer 9 months ago

    I've grown to be a big Michael K Williams fan over the years, love him in everything I've seen him in, from old "Law & Order" appearances, to "The Wire", to "Boardwalk Empire" ("Chalky White", what a great character name!), to "Hap and Leonard". Kudos to him for not being afraid to play gay characters. He has real screen presence, and I hope we continue to see him in a lot of varied roles.

  • TheAllSeeingGuyNoLie
    TheAllSeeingGuyNoLie 9 months ago

    Bourdain had that personality that could soften the hardest thug. A big, pink, walkin, bulletproof vest. R.I.P Anthony

  • Jordan Jacks
    Jordan Jacks 9 months ago

    Michael would make a gnarly JOKER!

  • Jilm M
    Jilm M 9 months ago

    Chalky White is a beast.

  • Debra Thompson
    Debra Thompson 9 months ago

    Great story !!!!

  • Lee D
    Lee D 9 months ago

    It's funny how he had trouble telling his story about Anthony Bourdain because he had to hold back from cursing haha

  • TheGoku1984
    TheGoku1984 9 months ago +1

    Kool his pops Sumter area. When I was in the USAF, I was stationed at Shaw AFB Sumter SC.

  • Jay Wilson
    Jay Wilson 9 months ago

    Shout Out To Greeleyville, S.C. I Miss My Hometown

  • Mark Merithew
    Mark Merithew 9 months ago

    Great performance from Mr. Williams on the Wire. Great actor, and I’d love some shrimp and grits!

  • Fish Bajan
    Fish Bajan 9 months ago

    Omar done changed!

  • Bunty Chea
    Bunty Chea 9 months ago +6

    Michael K William, a real professional. Love how he works.

  • Bee Roni
    Bee Roni 9 months ago

    Anthony Bourdain been in the hood before gtfoh

  • whatiwasgoingtosay
    whatiwasgoingtosay 9 months ago +2

    That was far too short.

  • James clark
    James clark 9 months ago

    Yeah Anthony loved it so much he hung himself ..

  • ElKwesi
    ElKwesi 9 months ago

    Oh shit, Michael K. Williams from Flatbush? Shout out to Flatbush and Brooklyn in general.

  • Karl Webster
    Karl Webster 9 months ago


  • Ed McGuigan
    Ed McGuigan 9 months ago

    Man I loved the Omar character. Cool guy MKW.

  • 3rdworldtraveler
    3rdworldtraveler 9 months ago

    Hard to believe Bourdain is gone , the whole family's still in shock and crying to his image by candles , He had fame , fortune, wealth beyond belief, the Italian skank was bad , so many friends and kitchens , what he didn't have is a fucking job, dads in Philippines go through trash every day to feed their children, he will be missed by assholes across the world , feed the needy , but the pig eyeball salad Bourdain looked yummy

  • Strigidae Strigiformes
    Strigidae Strigiformes 9 months ago

    This dude a proper legend.

  • Casanova Frankenstein
    Casanova Frankenstein 9 months ago +1


  • Adrian
    Adrian 9 months ago

    wow he just mentioned Sumter SC! cool

  • Pretty Ugly
    Pretty Ugly 9 months ago

    How can they talk about Anthony Bourdain without mentioning that we all lost him just 6 days ago?! Even if this is not the whole interview it still seems really odd.

  • Lotus
    Lotus 9 months ago +4

    That man is sexy.

  • tyu3456
    tyu3456 9 months ago

    Umm why did he only get a 4 minute interview??

  • Duder
    Duder 9 months ago


  • treedevil
    treedevil 9 months ago

    ... Why does he have such a cool scar? Seriously, it's like an anime scar. Perfectly placed to look rad without compromising his looks. Anyone know the story?

  • M R
    M R 9 months ago

    OMG! Williamsburg was not nice back in the day....That was my 'hood' way back.

  • TheArtkaw
    TheArtkaw 9 months ago

    Im hungry

  • have fun
    have fun 9 months ago

    4:33 is not enough

  • JumperWC
    JumperWC 9 months ago +1

    Black people are so hardcore wow. I dont want to be racist though Im just saying I think africans and african americans are really cool and badass

  • dwsh1
    dwsh1 9 months ago

    "Superfly™" already dropt? I never knew this! When, exactly?

  • blood honey
    blood honey 9 months ago

    Is he Jamaican? 🇯🇲

  • JaQuicker
    JaQuicker 9 months ago

    I'd do anything to have Omar serve me spaghetti and meatballs

  • Bill Whelpley
    Bill Whelpley 9 months ago +1

    OMAR! Read new book: All the Pieces Matter - the making of The Wire

  • xYouthAttackx
    xYouthAttackx 9 months ago +2


  • Tim Friday
    Tim Friday 9 months ago

    Always Juicy. Always.

  • InternetExplorers
    InternetExplorers 9 months ago +2

    Omar is the OG

  • Alex Zhang
    Alex Zhang 9 months ago +1

    Oxtail! He knows good food.

  • Danger Zone
    Danger Zone 9 months ago

    Omar is gonna crack some skulls.

  • Frederic Morin
    Frederic Morin 9 months ago

    A man's gotta have a cod

  • TheFiremonkeyman
    TheFiremonkeyman 9 months ago

    Omar Cookin!

  • bruce watkins
    bruce watkins 9 months ago

    omar comin!!

  • Kelly Robinson
    Kelly Robinson 9 months ago +7

    I am in love with Michael K. Williams. So handsome...swoon!!

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    altitude illume 9 months ago +1

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  • Dr. House
    Dr. House 9 months ago +12

    I lived in Michael’s baltimore apartment that he lived in while he was working on “The Wire.” Lots of delivery food spam mail in his name lol.

  • g'mornin jooolee-uh
    g'mornin jooolee-uh 9 months ago +12

    Michael K Williams is the most underrated actor of our generation

  • Don Draper
    Don Draper 9 months ago +38

    The Wire, the Night Of. Enough said.

    • dahalofreeek
      dahalofreeek 9 months ago +2

      He had some awesome stuff in Boardwalk Empire.

    • paul fletcher
      paul fletcher 9 months ago +6

      Don't forget Boardwalk Empire.

  • altitude illume
    altitude illume 9 months ago +1

    BELOVED BOURDAINE, american joyful educator chef genius, BURNED BRIGHTEST, at both ends. do this to live long, not. yoda. loved, he had moments of joy, if with alcohol/drugs.
    did tony choose & why; cultural, ocd, shock? my extrovert 'successful' dad CHOSE "no intention of being 50," then awkwardly lingered, impoverished, into late 70's.

  • Christopher Schlacter
    Christopher Schlacter 9 months ago +2

    omar little one of the best characters in the history of tv if not the best.

  • Chris R
    Chris R 9 months ago +7

    My mum used to make oxtail stew. He's right - a fork and knife are no use after teh first few mouthfuls of meat. :-p

  • Jai Hind
    Jai Hind 9 months ago +2

    Now that's a great guest.

  • Bernadette Fuson
    Bernadette Fuson 9 months ago +7

    Love Michael K. Williams. Would like to see him more often and especially hear him talk about his cooking.

  • Hylian Ticipated
    Hylian Ticipated 9 months ago +89

    Give this man at least 5 full minutes or more, ugh.

    • Stephen H. Koontz
      Stephen H. Koontz 9 months ago +12

      Hylian Ticipated Agreed. It was so rushed, with jarring transitions. It’s easy to tell he is a very interesting person so let him breathe!

  • Huaus J’Ilczy
    Huaus J’Ilczy 9 months ago

    Guide jimmy keep rewinding DVD’s

  • A Hanna
    A Hanna 9 months ago +4

    I loved him in Hap and Leopard. And of coarse the Wite

  • ziljin
    ziljin 9 months ago +5

    Legos used to be simple.

    • B Q
      B Q 9 months ago

      ziljin what the fuck? Gtfo, this ain’t a free for all forum.

  • ziljin
    ziljin 9 months ago +13

    He was great in Community as the biology professor.

  • edgar kijo
    edgar kijo 9 months ago +1

    Loved him in "The night of"

    • Lloyd B
      Lloyd B 9 months ago

      edgar kijo Yes!!!

  • Michael Berthelsen
    Michael Berthelsen 9 months ago +43

    Yeah, who eats pizza with a knife and fork?! I mean, except, you know, Italians...

    • Traski Traskola
      Traski Traskola 8 months ago +1

      Michael Berthelsen I’ve only ever seen Italians eat pizza with their hands...

    • Kat Deluxy
      Kat Deluxy 8 months ago

      And Donald trump theirs video proof lol

    • Michael Berthelsen
      Michael Berthelsen 8 months ago

      Selectric DET er jeg godt nok ikke. Har et 'h' for meget.😉

    • BenficaHaze 1904
      BenficaHaze 1904 8 months ago +2

      Michael Berthelsen . I've experienced same thing in Portugal and spain. I was born in Portugal but im from NYC/NJ area and pizza is to be eaten by hand

    • BenficaHaze 1904
      BenficaHaze 1904 8 months ago +2

      Eleasah Chance . Deep dish ain't pizza. It's delicious but it ain't pizza

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  • Ehrn Ehrn
    Ehrn Ehrn 9 months ago

    Oh indeed!

  • Anant Raman
    Anant Raman 9 months ago +10

    Multi talented guy right here. Definitely Omar is legend, but honestly Chalky White's the best work of Michael. What a character!

  • FunkyDoolittle
    FunkyDoolittle 9 months ago +3

    Flatbush has become the new Williamsburg it is uber safe

  • Madness by Design
    Madness by Design 9 months ago +43

    If his goto is Aretha, the man knows music...

  • Joshua Mozzarella
    Joshua Mozzarella 9 months ago +63


  • Lazy Perfectionist
    Lazy Perfectionist 9 months ago +2

    "Or _pizza_ with a fork and knife."
    "Not happenin'."
    Oh. 🙁 Crap.

  • Benn Eden
    Benn Eden 9 months ago +3

    Interview too short. Love this guy.

  • APisceanSlant
    APisceanSlant 9 months ago +10

    He is so right, about that Aretha track. It's 🔥

  • Ramanan
    Ramanan 9 months ago +4

    Man, I'm just chuffed he talked about Janelle.

  • Maciej Kot
    Maciej Kot 9 months ago +4

    Rock Steady!

  • Bevlova B
    Bevlova B 9 months ago

    What a beautiful man. ❤️

    • Tamara Thompson
      Tamara Thompson 9 months ago

      Eddie Panedi take a chill pill , stop trolling comments with this essay of insanity please .

  • Blak
    Blak 9 months ago

    Nice to see a dude of Caribbean heritage :>
    I like how he mentioned curry :>

  • Nick-E Nicole
    Nick-E Nicole 9 months ago

    I know what I'm seeing this weekend

  • odin SAPSFORD
    odin SAPSFORD 9 months ago +35

    He has pretty dope taste in music it has to be said... Plus I'm gonna have to go back and re-watch that episode of No Reservations

  • IA1
    IA1 9 months ago

    ❤ Michael K. Williams ❤

  • New Message
    New Message 9 months ago +6

    Pizza with a fork and knife should be a capitol offense.

  • Ro G
    Ro G 9 months ago +2

    So, Omar shared his Honey Nut cereal...that's how I interpret this story.

  • Asti Upiastirin
    Asti Upiastirin 9 months ago +17

    I am still sad

  • KCG
    KCG 9 months ago +12

    The story of that scar is beyond terrifying. Some things can happen so fast.

    • KCG
      KCG 9 months ago +2

      From what I remember, he was partying at a bar when he turned 25 and some riff raff outside were fuckin' with his friends. He'd stepped out and heard commotion, so when he went over to intervene, one of the antagonistic fellows pulled his hand back to hit Michael, and Michael didn't see that he'd spit a razor into the space in between his fingers. Swiped him like his face was a credit card slot.

    • pj senga
      pj senga 9 months ago

      KCG what happened

  • obiwang
    obiwang 9 months ago +9

    i need to see a video of stephen colbert eating some oxtail