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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Kissing the Guinea Pig

Guinea Pig at Urubamba

August 3rd, 2010

After furious scouting, in all manner of rented vehicles (long story) and stopping at virtually every joint this side of the Andes, we’ve found our place: it’s Peruvian, it’s damn good, and they serve a mean cuy. But that’s not all.

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Turducken at the Louisiana Swampfest

A Rooftop Louisiana Swampfest

July 6th, 2010

Get ready for a Cajun throwdown…Gastronauts-style. We’ve teamed up with our friends at the hush-hush underground supperclub, Whisk & Ladle, and the fine cooks at ReelTastyBrooklyn.com, to throw a rooftop dinner you’ll be talking about for years to come.

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Drunken Shrimp at Pacificana

Back to Pacificana for Drunken Shrimp

June 8th, 2010

Way out in the wilds of Brooklyn’s Chinatown there’s an exceptional restaurant out there, a palace of seafood and Cantonese cooking called Pacificana, and we’ve strong-armed them into going off the menu for us, and rounding up hundreds of the finest, freshest shrimp the Gowanus Canal can provide.

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