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baltolaura Jul 26, 2011 12:23 PM

Anyone know where to buy crawfish in Baltimore - or perhaps someone who will be willing to order them?

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    MrsWheatie Jul 26, 2011 01:12 PM

    Not in Baltimore, but Frank's Seafood in Jessup has it listed in their frozen section.
    http://franksseafood.com/prices.php#F...

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    Frank's Seafood Market
    7901 Oceano Ave, B Jessup, MD

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      cb1 Jul 26, 2011 05:42 PM

      I know Shoreline seafood in Gambrills/Crofton had them this spring. A quick drive down 97. I think they are out of season now. Unless they are farm raised. I could be wrong though.

      http://shorelineseafoodinc.com/

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        baltolaura Jul 26, 2011 06:13 PM

        Thanks for the replies. I did a bit more research and found that crawfish from the Gulf are now out of season - although there are some possibly available in the Pacific NW.

        I was hoping to have a big invertebrate steam party, but seems like I'll need to stick to crabs only.

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          cb1 Jul 26, 2011 07:01 PM

          When I was looking for them I had a similar thought in mind. Well the steam part. Wanted crabs, crawfish and raw oysters. When the crawfish and oysters were in season, the crabs hadn't come in yet. Now crabs are plentiful and the crawfish and oysters are out of season. I am thinking this Sept/Oct I should be able to do all three.

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          hon Jul 27, 2011 09:14 AM

          I think the season is November to May

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          dining with doc Jul 27, 2011 09:53 AM

          Have a crab feast during the summer then import crawfish from the gulf and purchase local oysters when in season and have the new Orleans styled feast in nov-dec! Only obvious solution

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            hotel Jul 27, 2011 09:54 AM

            You should give Henninger's a call to ask where they source theirs.

            http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2011...

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              maddogg280 Jul 27, 2011 12:13 PM

              I saw some a while back at the Whole Foods seafood counter in Mt. Washington- but the employees were so mean they made me want to cry.

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                jvanderh Aug 1, 2011 07:28 PM

                I think I saw them at the Sunday farmer's market, but I am not 100% sure.

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