Blaue Gans

139 Duane St.
New York, NY 10013
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  • Daily 11am-12am
  • $$$
  • Takeout
  • Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • No Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Accepted, Reservations Recommended, Reservations Not Necessary
Chef Kurt Gutenbrunner is on a roll. Right on the heels of the wildly inventive Thor, he debuted Blaue Gans ("Blue Goose"), with food considerably more normal--if you come from Austria, that is. Sure there's a Wiener schnitzel, but the pair of luscious cutlets come smothered in cream sauce sporting bacon and diced mushrooms, heaped with the softest spaetzle imaginable. Then there's a salad of rare, fat-rimmed duck with candied chestnuts; a nifty menu of sausages sided with cabbage products and freshly grated horseradish; and a dense boiled beef shoulder cut in thick slices.

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