Thirsty Koala

Queens restaurants serve up kangaroo, alligator, other exotic meats
Queens restaurants serve up kangaroo, alligator, other exotic meats
Dining Cristabelle Tumola 4/30/2013 at 2:03PM

Looking for something new to try? Even in New York City, adventurous foodies can get bored. But people looking for a taste of the exotic can find plenty of options in Queens. In Astoria, the Thirsty Koala serves kangaroo burgers, sliders and steaks. “The wild game meat is extremely lean, resembling a cross between bison [...]

The Thirsty Koala brings Queensland to Queens
The Thirsty Koala brings Queensland to Queens
Dining Queens Courier Staff 3/30/2013 at 12:43PM

BY BRADLEY HAWKS The Thirsty Koala, Astoria’s new Australian restaurant, brings Queensland to Queens. Adorned with indigenous artifacts like boomerangs and didgeridoo (a long woodwind instrument) among vibrantly lit blonde onyx and pinewood-planked walls, the new menu reads like a comestible glossary of Australian terms, from jaffles and crosti to kakadu, kumara, and even kangaroo [...]