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Apr 19, 2012 11:41 PM

Soft Shell Crabs

I think soft shell crabs are in season now. Good spots to enjoy these? Any kind of preparation. Preferably available for lunch.

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  1. Soft shell crab po' boy at Porchetta & Co. Only on the weekends, I believe.

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    1. re: TorontoJo

      Sometimes - they'll announce on twitter in the days leading up to the weekend if they got the goods. Don't see anything for this weekend (though they have their waffles tonight!)

      1. re: jlunar

        nope, they're doing it saturday from 4pm on!

        1. re: Demeter

          lolol! And that's why we follow twitter :) Because my 5h-old news is OLD now. XD

    2. Maybe you could try emailing or calling Diana seafood restaurant. I got an email saying the store has soft shells, maybe they will fry some up in the restaurant.

      1. I'm waiting for Starfish to tweet that they've received their soft shells, which I'm guessing will take place mid-late May.

        If I understood correctly last year, the Florida-sourced soft shell crabs are ready this time of year, and the Chesapeake Bay and other Maryland Virginia-sourced soft shell crabs are ready in mid-late May.

        1. At Diana's right now for $4.88 each

          1. Rodney's By Bay just announced that soft shell crabs will be available this Wednesday.