New York City

Cafe Glechik | 1655 Sheepshead Bay Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11235
*CLOSED* Tony dines in this Russian/Ukrainian spot with Russian writer Gary Shteyngart. They have rabbit in white sauce, pelmeni (Russian dumplings), and borscht. (NR3.8, 2007)

National Night Club | 273 Brighton Beach Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11235
After dinner, Tony and crew check out a show here, with plenty to drink. (NR3.8, 2007)

Gray’s Papaya | 2090 Broadway, New York, NY 10023
Tony swings into his (former) local hotdog joint, ordering a Recession Special (two hot dogs and a drink for $3.50) with a papaya drink. (NR3.8, 2007)

Siberia Bar | 64 Allen St 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10002
*CLOSED* Tony has a beer while he meets Andrew Zimmern. (NR3.8, 2007)

Ali’s Kebab Cafe | 2512 Steinway St # E, Astoria, NY 11103
Tony and Zimmern check out the wares at this offal stalwart in Queens. They try: beef shank with cow’s foot, sweetbreads with caper sauce, lamb brains with lemon, “mountain oysters” with portabella and short rib, calves liver, lamb hearts, kidneys, and hibiscus tea. (NR3.8, 2007)

Prune | 54 E 1st St, New York, NY 10003
Tony, along with Eric Ripert, visit this chef-friendly spot for radishes in butter, roasted bone marrow, and prawns in anchovy butter. (NR3.8, 2007)

Sake Bar Hagi 46 | 358 W 46th St, New York, NY 10036
Tony swings by with some sushi chefs to eat what they eat after a shift. This includes yakitori, yam jelly, yellowtail collar, and wasabi shumai. (NR3.8, 2007)

Sakagura | 211 E 43rd St B1, New York, NY 10017
Tony then introduces his sushi chef friends to this sake bar for – you guessed it – sake. (NR3.8, 2007)

Spotted Pig | 314 W 11th St, New York, NY 10014
Bourdain swings by the famous April Bloomfield gastropub, but goes to the fabled third floor – somewhere you or I will never eat. Bloomfield has since left and the place seems to be, from multiple accounts, pretty toxic. (NR3.8, 2007)