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King crab-good deals?? YVR

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gourmet wife Jan 9, 2009 08:03 AM

I think it's that time of year again since I've been seeing a number of king crabs in restaurants. Where are the best deals in the Lower Mainland. Anyone?

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    Strider Jan 9, 2009 10:29 AM

    Not in a restauarant, but check your local Costco... they sell boxes of frozen king crab legs. Very easy too, you just steam them until they're warm and serve. Soooo good.

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      Poeticalmath Jan 9, 2009 10:34 AM

      Just do them at home and save the trouble and money

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      kwailan4 Feb 21, 2009 08:04 AM

      I was in Chinatown yesterday and saw King Crab for $12.99. This is the store on Gore near Keefer.

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        twinkienic Mar 12, 2009 07:27 PM

        So King Crab season is off and running... but I've forgotten how long it lasts. I have a friend coming to town at the end of March. Will they still be able to have King Crab at the great prices we've been seeing?

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          fmed Mar 12, 2009 07:55 PM

          I think one or one and half more weeks (this weekend is the last, from what I have been told)....the prices go up incrementally back to astronomical. It still might be a good deal at months end.

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            Sam Salmon Mar 13, 2009 06:12 PM

            $8.88/lb @ stupidstore on Marine @ Main as of two hours ago.

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