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Jan 30, 2012 12:51 PM

Have I missed King Crab season?

In the past I used to make a few purchases of King Crab legs from Sobey's. They usually had good sale prices on them. But for some reason, I don't get a Sobey's flyer anymore and haven't noticed it in any of the other store flyers.

Have I missed it? The old internet just told me the season runs to the end of the Month, which is technically tomorrow.

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  1. I got a great deal at Metro on Friday....

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    1. re: katdog

      $0.07??? How is that even possible?!?!?

      1. re: JennaBean

        Here's a better picture. I totally lucked out, it was the only one of about 15 packages - somebody fell asleep at the wheel. .002 Kg? !!?!

        I spent the rest of my grocery shopping giggling to myself over my deal of a lifetime.
        Score one for the little guy!

          1. re: katdog

            Let me guess, did you go to the self-checkout counter?

            1. re: szw

              No, I just picked the youngest looking cashier and crossed my fingers and toes. There isn't a self-checkout at this particular Metro - come to think of it, I don't think I've seen self scan at any Metro.

      2. T&T have live ones in their tank! A few other Chinese super markets like Foodie Mart also have them

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        1. re: Charles Yu

          Does anyone know of any places in the GTA doing any king crab special dishes for the current season? I have a friend that has never had king crab and I am hopeless at cooking, so I'd like to take him out for a nice crab meal, and king crab is so yummy and impressive.

          1. re: mrlomax

            If you are into Chinese cuisine, O'Mei on Hwy7 does a King Crab 3-4 ways. Steamed with Garlic and Scallions, Sauteed with house special sauce, Fried with spiced peppered salt and Tomale fried rice!

            1. re: Charles Yu

              That sounds divine - thanks for the recommendation!

              1. re: mrlomax

                Rodney's offers whole king crab when in season.

        2. Live King/Alaskan crab on sale for $14.99/lb at the Steeles/Middlefield T & T.

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          1. re: smfan

            Ooh - thanks so much for the tip! I will check them out this weekend.

            1. re: mrlomax

              Mrlomax, I saw 5 live crabs in the tank today.