The Naut’s Get Some Lamb Head in Astoria

October 25th, 2013

The Greeks of Astoria decided to prove that their food rivals that of their Turkish neighbors: The wine flowed freely and the lamb heads were young and freshly roasted.


San Francisco Gastronauts

First San Francisco Gastronauts Dinner

October 23rd, 2013

Holy shit!, Yes, there really is a San Francisco Gastronauts. And for their first dinner, Leah Fine and the ‘Nauts head to Cholo Soy, for a Peruvian feast.



A Turkish Feast at Sip Sak

September 24th, 2013

The Gastronauts return to Sip Sak, Orhan Yegen’s Turkish palace for an Ottoman style feast.

A Poltikker Dinner Fit for a Queen

A Potlikker Dinner Fit for a Queen

June 24th, 2013

The Naut’s get the royal treatment at Liza Queen’s Potlikker in Williamsburg.


Amie Lin, the curator of the dinner.

Stinky, Stinky Tofu from Taiwan

May 14th, 2013

Amie Lin takes the Gastronauts on a tour of Taiwanese Specialties, including her favorite dish, Extra Stinky Tofu.


Thai Insects at Playground

Thai Style Fried Grasshoppers and More

April 16th, 2013

It’s been a long time since we’ve ventured to Southeast Asian shores and this month we’ve got some late night soul food, Thai-style, for some grasshoppers, silk worms, and ant eggs.

Seven Samurai Sashimi

Shhhhh… A Secret Dinner at Palo Santo

March 26th, 2013

For this dinner, we’re simply not going to tell you what’s for dinner. We’re not telling you where it came from, either — just that you’d be very, very hard pressed to find it yourselves.

The Gastronauts At Uncle Zhou's in Queens

Uncle Zhou’s Private Parts in Queens

February 12th, 2013

The Gastronauts visit Uncle Zhou’s Henan restaurant in Queens for some private parts.

The Gastronauts at Sik Gaek

‘Fresh’ Octopus at Sik Gaek

January 15th, 2013

The ‘Nauts had a craving for some moving octopus and a Korean hot pot, so they headed out to Woodside’s Sik Gaek for a feast.

Guinea Pigs at Urumabma

Six Courses and a Guinea Pig at Urubamba

December 6th, 2012

The Gastronauts head to Queen’s elegant Urubamba for some Peruvian ceviche and Guinea Pigs

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