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szw Apr 19, 2012 11:41 PM

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

  1. TorontoJo Apr 20, 2012 04:16 AM

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

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    1. re: TorontoJo
      jlunar Apr 20, 2012 06:15 AM

      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!)

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        Demeter Apr 20, 2012 07:04 AM

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

        1. re: Demeter
          jlunar Apr 20, 2012 11:47 AM

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

    2. sweetie Apr 20, 2012 07:53 AM

      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. prima Apr 20, 2012 08:57 AM

        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. levendis Apr 20, 2012 01:40 PM

          At Diana's right now for $4.88 each

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            LTL Apr 23, 2012 12:14 PM

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

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