Dinners that involved: Sweetbreads

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.

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RESTAURANT: Potlikker

The Gastronauts at Azur

The Gastros Eat Bukharian Uzbek Kebabs

August 20th, 2012

This month, the Gastronauts chew on some perfectly cooked Liver, Sweetbreads and Chicken Heart Kebabs, eat some Plov, and feast one other Bukharian cuisine.

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RESTAURANT: ARZU

The 'Nauts at il Bagatto

A Roman Feast at Il Bagatto

May 9th, 2012

For Beatrice’s homemade Sweetbread crostini and (the best god damn) trippa alla romana, the ‘Nauts head to the back room of Il Bagatto.

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RESTAURANT: IL BAGATTO

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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RESTAURANT: SIP SAK

Head of Baby Lamb at Loukoumi

Head of Baby Lamb at Loukoumi

April 13th, 2010

So here’s what we’ve got in store: a classic Greek feast to welcome the season. We’ve found a fantastic restaurant out in Astoria (highly recommended by a local friend), and we’ve sweet-talked the owner, Kostas, into going off the menu for us.

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RESTAURANT: LOUKOUMI TAVERNA

Braided Intestines and other goodies at La Fusta

Asado at La Fusta

May 5th, 2009

The Gastros head to Elmhurst’s La Fusta (The Whip) for some Argentine Asado!

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RESTAURANT: LA FUSTA

Chopped Liver at Sammy's

Chopped Liver at Sammy’s

May 6th, 2008

Chopped liver and bottles of vodka, live music and bad jokes: The way the Lower East Side used to party.

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RESTAURANT: SAMMY'S ROUMANIAN

The 'Nauts eat Uzbek/Bukharian at Cheburechnaya

Uzbek Food at Cheburechnaya

April 1st, 2008

This month we return to Queensistan for some post-Soviet Uzbek/Bukharian fare at Cheburechnaya.

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RESTAURANT: CHEBURECHNAYA

A Cretan feast in Astoria, Queens

A Cretan Dinner in Astoria

May 1st, 2007

Costas, chef of Astoria’s Cretan restaurant S’Agapo, cooks a Whole Head of Lamb for the Gastronauts.

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RESTAURANT: S'AGAPO

Cervelle at La Luncheonette

Cervelle at La Luncheonette

May 2nd, 2006

This month the Gastronauts head to La Luncheonette in Chelsea to eat some Calf Brains.

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RESTAURANT: LA LUNCHEONETTE