publication date: Wednesday, August 15, 2012 (part of Summer 2012)

category: Cuisine

clue: He has no qualms about sharing exotic dishes from far afield.

explanation: Bourdain wrote Kitchen Confidential and starred in No Reservations, about foods from distant corners of the world. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Erik Bates, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, and Tony Peters

trivia: Elaine Beckland was designated as the "zombie" player of the day, given a chance to try again on this goo after being eliminated from the tournament. Code problems prevented her from guessing after activating the goo. To make up it, Scott programmed the site to give her one more chance to be the zombie the next time one was needed, overruling the normally random selection for a day.

Summer 2012 Tournament: Who's the fastest draw in town? For a few weeks, you'll be pitted against other players one-on-one, until you solve goos faster than everyone else or run out of chances. Develop a quick trigger finger or your name will be etched on a tombstone.

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