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fresh dungeness crab anywhere?

edgrimley Dec 21, 2006 06:29 PM

From time to time I find previously frozen dungeness crab at places like Whole Foods. But there's nothing like fresh.

Has anyone seen any of the big fellas around in tanks anywhere?

Chinatown is a possibility, I suppose...

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  1. BostonZest RE: edgrimley Dec 21, 2006 07:33 PM

    We buy them all the time at the Super 88 markets and at James Hook and Sons in Boston.

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      chefstu RE: edgrimley Dec 22, 2006 02:01 PM

      First, What's your location?
      If you are in Ct., in New Haven on Orange St. there's a store called J Mart, they have a live tank in the back usually with Dungeness crabs, Lobsters and Fish. They're phone number is 203-782-1234.
      Good Luck

      1. edgrimley RE: edgrimley Feb 13, 2007 10:35 AM

        BTW, thanks for the recommendations. James Hook came through like a charm. Crabs turned out great. I don't know why I every bought them precooked and cracked before, when I could. Fresh is best.

         
        1. Chris VR RE: edgrimley Feb 14, 2007 05:59 AM

          Super 88 in Malden had them this weekend.

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