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Jun 30, 2006 04:38 PM

Soft-Shell Crab in NYC (is the season over?)

My wife has a serious jones for Soft Shell Crab. Can anyone give us some advice where we might find some well prepared in NYC or the surrounding bouroughs?



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  1. Nha Trang, 87 Baxter, Chinatown. Exceptional. I believe the season is until the end of July.

    1. Great NY Noodle Town, Bowery at Bayard St.

      1. The season is much longer than it used to be, I believe due to more human intervention. They started showing up early May this year, and you can usually get them until about Labor Day.

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          1. I was at Pastis last week on little west 12th and one of their specials was seared soft shell crabs and it was very good.