The Gastronauts at Engeline's

A Filipino Night in Queens

November 8th, 2011

This month, the Gastronauts break a pair of balut eggs, eat a few Filipino style pigs, and drink a boatload of San Miguel beer at Engeline’s in Queens.

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The 'Nauts head to Bay Ridge to visit Bab Al Yemen.

A Yemeni Star in Bay Ridge

October 19th, 2011

The ‘Nauts head to Bay Ridge for an amazing meal at a secret gem of a Yemeni restaurant, Bab Al Yemen, where Chef Abdul conjures up a menu that leaves the crowd beside itself with joy.

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The Gastronauts chow some Nepali cuisine at Mustang Thakali in Queens.

Goat Brains at Mustang Thakali

September 13th, 2011

Eager for some Nepali Goat Brains and Water Buffalo Chow Mein, the ‘Nauts head out to Queens to visit Mustang Thakali.

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The 'Nauts eat the king of burgers

The Gastronauts Eat the King of Burgers

August 9th, 2011

The ‘Nauts head to Williamsburg’s Burgerguru for some Kangaroo, Alligator, and another mysterious ingredient…

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The Gastronauts take a trio of trucks off-road

The Gastronauts Go Off-Road with Food Trucks

July 12th, 2011

For some seriously off-road eating, the Naut’s park three food trucks outside a bar.

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Chef Jacques Gautier preparing Beaver Tail for the Gastronauts

Beaver Tail at Palo Santo (with a visit from D.O.H.)

June 14th, 2011

The Gastronauts head out to Palo Santo again, this time to eat Beaver Tail and other wild delectables. Not even a visit from the Health Department can stop this dinner.

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The Gastronauts visit Orhan Yegen's Sip Sak for some high Turkish cuisine.

Turkish Kokoretsi at Sip Sak

May 10th, 2011

The Gastronauts visit New York’s master of high Turkish cuisine Orhan Yegen at his restaurant Sip Sak for some Kokorec and other delicacies.

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The most delicious Goat Brains at Southern Spice

Back to Southern Spice

April 5th, 2011

We just can’t help ourselves: We have to go back to Southern Spice for seconds. Chef Sridhar Mani Ratnam’s Goat Brains are just about as perfect as can be.

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PUBLIC chef Brad Farmerie's Pig Blood Popsicles

A Bloody Dinner at Public

March 8th, 2011

For the Gastronauts 5th birthday, Brad Farmerie of Public puts on a beautiful blood-based dinner party featuring his Pig Blood Popsicles and other sanguine dishes.


A Burns Dinner with Beer Pairing at St. Andrews

Haggis at St. Andrews

February 8th, 2011

Put on your plaid skirts, ladies and gents, and get out your flashes and pipes. Tuesday night’s Haggis isn’t some New York City “ffffaux haggois.” It’s as close to the real deal as you can possibly get in the U.S.