Los Angeles Gastronauts cook up some nutria.

LA Cajun Feast at Villains

January 22nd, 2012

This month we tracked down nutria from the swamps of Louisiana for a Cajun Feast cooked by a New Orleans-raised chef from Gordan Ramsay’s empire. Hell yeah!

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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 LA 'Nauts eat hearts, beaver, and cocks.

They Eat Hearts, Beavers, and Cocks in LA

August 7th, 2011

The LA Gastronauts pull out all the stops: Duck Hearts, Cocks Comb, Bear, Beaver — holy cow!

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Jellyfish Salad

Live Drunken Shrimp

July 17th, 2011

Yes, that’s right. Live, drunken shrimp, brought to the table still jumping, and soaked in a bowl of rice wine until slightly more subdued. Of course, the LA ‘Nauts have loads of other Cantonese delicacies for you – duck tongues, goose web, sea cucumber, and multiple parts of pig, all washed down with cold Tsingtao beer.

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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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