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Spicy Dry-fried Lobster Chinatown

dhandley Jan 28, 2009 02:21 AM

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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    RoyRon Jan 28, 2009 07:24 AM


    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
      kobuta Jan 28, 2009 08:47 AM

      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
        ScubaSteve Jan 28, 2009 08:57 AM

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

        1. re: ScubaSteve
          kobuta Jan 28, 2009 09:14 AM

          Ah ha...so 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..

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