Fetal Duck Egg (Balut) at An Choi

An Choi’s Vietnamese Feast

February 27th, 2012

For February’s, chefs Tien and Dennis cook up a one-of-a-kind Vietnamese dinner for the Gastronauts at the Lower East Side’s An Choi.


The Gastronauts head to Flushing for some Tianjin-style innards.

A Trip(e) to Flushing

January 13th, 2012

The Gastronauts head to Flushing for some Tianjin-style innards.

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Codfish Milt at Katsuno

Got Milt? The ‘Nauts Have Some Shirako

December 9th, 2011

For their final meal of the year, the Gastronauts return to Katsuno for some Codfish Milt, a.k.a Shirako. We’ll leave it to you to look up “milt.”

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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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