Azerbaijani cuisine and Gerard Depardieu's eastern exploits

Article published on May 6, 2013
Article published on May 6, 2013

Talking business is always best done over the dining table - and French actor Gerard Depardieu should know. His pursuit of citizenship in Belgium, Russia and Mordova has been well-documented since he openly fleed France and its millionaire taxation plans in 2013. Now, he's eating out of the hand of the Azerbaijanis - literally - in a rather ridiculous advert. As a director enthusiastically pitches him a script to an oriental soundtrack, good old 'Gégé' is lost in raptures at the platters served at him - a country is only as smart as its food, he gurgles