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king crab legs - i'm jealous of YVR

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rafer madness Mar 14, 2008 08:57 AM

vancouver has all sorts of asian restaurants with deals for king crab legs, there must, must be somewhere in t.o to go for some delicious crab. anything works - asian theme, or straight up seafood joint. any advice?

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    erly RE: rafer madness Mar 14, 2008 09:11 AM

    You could call Elegantview on Vic. Park.
    They always have the giant Vancouver Crabs, but often have other types as well.

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      lreeves RE: rafer madness Mar 14, 2008 09:29 AM

      Go to Rodney's on King street, for fresh , never frozen King Crab.
      They were in season last week, and amazing. Hurry before they are gone!!

      1. skylineR33 RE: rafer madness Mar 14, 2008 10:12 AM

        Hi, Omei has the fresh King Crab 4 ways eat ! Get a 10 to 12 pounds crab, delicious ! There are various other chinese restaurant that have it, but not 4 ways. You don't have to jealous.

        Or you can get a fresh king crab from T&T, it is $11/pound, cook it yourself. I just bought a 7 pounds the other day, it is good.

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          sorjue RE: rafer madness Mar 15, 2008 04:47 PM

          Best for my $ is Saigon Star and their curry crab. Often imitated by other Asian restaurants in the city but not equaled. The owner has a few other similar restaurants with the same style crab too throughout the city.

          Besides their signature curry crab, they make it in other styles too, all great.

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            skylineR33 RE: sorjue Mar 15, 2008 05:01 PM

            The curry crab at Saigon Star is using Vancouver crab, not King crab.

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