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Anyone got any brains out there?

TomSwift Jun 25, 2009 01:08 PM

Sweetbreads used to be the darling of the kitchen a while back but I haven't seen brains on any menu (not even scrambled with eggs) in ages. Can anyone suggest a place that does a good job on calf's or lamb's brains, preferably a higher end place that does them for dinner?

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    TomSwift RE: TomSwift Jun 25, 2009 01:11 PM

    I should have added that I'm not looking for Asian or other ethnic restaurants. Spago, Providence, Josie type places instead.

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      jdwdeville RE: TomSwift Jun 25, 2009 02:36 PM

      ...and that kills my suggestion (Simpang Asia). oh well. good luck!

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      susiequeue RE: TomSwift Jun 25, 2009 02:11 PM

      Wouldn't Musso Franks have that sort of thing...?!

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        TomSwift RE: susiequeue Jun 25, 2009 02:39 PM

        Musso's has sweetbreads (and lamb kidneys, too, which are great grilled/broiled) but no brains.

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        revets2 RE: TomSwift Jun 25, 2009 02:30 PM

        sometimes Osteria Angelini has calve's brains as a special, and they are very good. many persian restaurants have them available if you order ahead.

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