“If I were a cow donating my organs to a cause culinaire, I would want Anticucheria Danessi to be the recipient,” says streetgourmetla. Danessi serves anticuchos, grilled meats on skewers. They’ve “brought Peruvian street food indoors in a delightful family restaurant located in Norwalk.”

“To some, a Peruvian restaurant dedicated to serving beef organs in a family atmosphere might be as avant garde as the iconic artist Captain Beefheart, but the beef hearts here are ready for primetime,” says streetgourmetla. “Anticuchos are made from everything these days, but organs meats are the truest expression of the Peruvian skewers.”

Danessi’s antichuchos de corazon (skewered beef hearts) are “like Morton’s on a stick, tender marinated beef hearts with the classic vinegary and peppery flavor of street anticuchos. Mine were medium, just the perfect amount of pink in the center, mouthful after mouthful loaded with deep flavor.”

They also serve grilled tripe, liver, and more. The place is homey, and full of laughing, happy families. Grilled hearts and joy. What more could you want?

Anticucheria Danessi [710-605 Corridor]
14531 South Pioneer Boulevard, Norwalk

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