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

gpollach Jun 30, 2006 04:38 PM

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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    jbh RE: gpollach Jul 1, 2006 01:35 AM

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

    1. meatme RE: gpollach Jul 5, 2006 01:03 AM

      Great NY Noodle Town, Bowery at Bayard St.

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        Peter Cherches RE: gpollach Jul 5, 2006 06:46 PM

        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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          FoodGal RE: gpollach Jul 7, 2006 09:22 PM

          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.

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            antjones9 RE: gpollach Jul 13, 2006 08:32 PM

            I had some great ones at Marlow & Sons in Williamsburgh a few weeks ago.

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              max RE: gpollach Jul 13, 2006 09:11 PM

              I had some great soft shell crab at Telepan on the UWS.

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                pg1chef RE: gpollach Jul 14, 2006 03:10 AM

                Try my restaurant page one restaurant on long island I,ll cook you up some of the best soft shell crabs you ever had. By the way the season goes to september.

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                  wrathofcannes RE: gpollach Aug 2, 2006 03:56 PM

                  I had some very good tapioca-encrusted soft-shell crab at Tabla the other night. I highly recommend it.

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