Here's how good those two are:
When I pick up one of their books (or really, my laptop, since we're talking ebooks) I do NOT have the following response (stolen from ferfe's blog)
“I’m in a lonely, angry, bitter place.” ~ Anthony Bourdain upon being presented with fries at a restaurant that he deemed better than the fries he serves at his Restaurant in NY.
When I read their books, professional envy doesn't exist -- because I get too caught up in the story.
Once I'm done reading, all bets are off, though.