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.


Beautiful Lutfisk at Aquavit

Lutfisk at Aquavit

January 11th, 2011

Aquavit and Chef Marcus Jernmark put on a fabulous dinner of Lutfisk and other Scandinavian dishes for the Gastronauts.


Nutria sure looks a lot better this way.

Ben and Curtiss Hunt Nutria for Dinner

December 18th, 2010

The Gastros head to the Louisiana Bayou, hunt Nutria, skin and eviscerate them, pack them in a cooler and fly them to NYC, where they put on a one-of-a-kind Nutria feast.

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Horse Carpaccio prepared by chefs Geddes and Ian Martin

A Chevaline Dinner

December 16th, 2010

With the help of friends, the ‘Nauts put together an epic dinner of Chevaline, including Tartare de Cheval, Heart, Carpaccio and other dishes.


The 'Nauts at Txikito

A Basque Dinner at Txikito

November 9th, 2010

The folks at Txikio put on a warm welcome for the Gastronauts, serving up cod jowls, tripe, and other goodies.

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Ceviche de Erizo at Palo Santo

The ‘Nauts at Palo Santo

October 12th, 2010

Palo Santo is definitely our absolute favorite place in Park Slope, and one of our favorites in the City.


Fried Gizzards at St. Anselm

Head Cheese at St. Anselm

September 21st, 2010

The Gastronauts invade Williamsburg’s St. Anselm for some Head Cheese, Humble Pie, Tripe, and other dishes.

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