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Boiled crawfish this week?

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Domtastic Dec 25, 2011 05:29 AM

I'm going to be in New Orleans this week and would love to have some boiled crawfish while I'm there. I know crawfish season isn't really til the spring, but does anybody know of a place that's doing a decent boil this time of year?

  1. paz5559 Jan 2, 2012 02:38 PM

    Crawfish will be overpriced and either frozen from last year's crop, not local, or will have particularly hard shells if you get current local mudbugs.

    They are not in season - have oysters and crabs instead!

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      roro1831 Jan 2, 2012 02:53 PM

      You are not correct, they may be overpriced but they are definitely local. Cooter Browns has them as well. As with everything else, preople will extend the season in order to make more money. (see King Cakes)

      1. re: roro1831
        paz5559 Jan 2, 2012 02:57 PM

        SOME are local. I have had Chinese crawfish served to me locally.

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      Littleman Dec 26, 2011 01:17 PM

      Original French Market Restaurant usually has crawfish.

      http://www.frenchmarketrestaurant.com/

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        roro1831 Dec 25, 2011 10:06 AM

        Frankie and Johnny's has been advertising that they have them, I cant vouch for the size of them but would imagine they are small

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          Domtastic Dec 26, 2011 07:43 AM

          Thanks!! I'll check with them.

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