This comment in particular really gets to the heart of why Bourdain hates vegans and what that says about him:
January 11th, 2008 at 11:28 pm
i think many chefs fear veganism because they fear for the downfall of traditional french cuisine (aka, the patriarchy).
Exactly! Exactly exactly. BE AFRAID! You have good reason to fear, Bourdains of the world.
In Lolcat speak (my native tongue): I is in your cuisine, rearrangin’ all your memes.