Los Angeles Gastronauts cook up some nutria.

LA Cajun Feast at Villains

This month we tracked down nutria from the swamps of Louisiana for a Cajun Feast cooked by a New Orleans-raised chef from Gordan Ramsay’s empire. Hell yeah!

The LA 'Nauts eat hearts, beaver, and cocks.

They Eat Hearts, Beavers, and Cocks in LA

August 7th, 2011

The LA Gastronauts pull out all the stops: Duck Hearts, Cocks Comb, Bear, Beaver — holy cow!

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Jellyfish Salad

Live Drunken Shrimp

July 17th, 2011

Yes, that’s right. Live, drunken shrimp, brought to the table still jumping, and soaked in a bowl of rice wine until slightly more subdued. Of course, the LA ‘Nauts have loads of other Cantonese delicacies for you – duck tongues, goose web, sea cucumber, and multiple parts of pig, all washed down with cold Tsingtao beer.

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Mmmmm, crunch, crunch, crunch

Comida Oaxaqueña at Guelagutetza

May 15th, 2011

The LA Gastronauts head to the mole temple of Guelaguetza in LA’s Oaxacatown, where they dine on unusual ingredients sourced directly from Oaxaca for their dinner…including crickets, worms and a goat’s stomach stuffed with blood and offal.

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The first Gastronauts in Los Angeles

An Isaan Dinner at Krua Siri

April 10th, 2011

For their first ever Los Angeles dinner, the Gastronauts head to Thai Town to eat silkworms, raw beef, and much, much more.

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