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Jan 28, 2009 02:21 AM

Spicy Dry-fried Lobster Chinatown

My husband and I will be spending the weekend in Boston. In previous visits, we would go to our favorite Chinatown restaurant, Grand Chau Chow, and order the spicy dry-fried lobster. Since Grand Chau Chow is no more, does anyone know of other Chinatown restaurants that serve this dish?

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  1. Hi

    You should try East Ocean City on Tyler St. This place has excellent live seafood in tanks. Rather than the lobster though I would suggest you try one of their spicy dry fried King Crabs. They flash fry a chopped up live crab and then toass it with spicy salt and pepper. Very delicious.

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    1. re: RoyRon

      Wholeheartedly agree with this recommendation from a taste and deliciousness factor, but I think that recommendation should come with the caveat that King Crabs are about 5x more expensive than lobster.

      1. re: kobuta

        did one of those Big king crabs, it was $200.

        1. re: ScubaSteve

          Ah correction - maybe 10x more expensive than lobster.

          I prefer dungeness crabs myself when done S&P style, and my 2 crabs on my birthday earlier this month came out to $75. So freakin' good though..