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Lobster tails Hartford area

geminigirl Sep 19, 2012 02:59 AM

Thinking of doing lobster tails on the grill for the first time and wondering if there are any suggestions on where to get them for best quality? Some thoughts are Stew Lenords, BJs, City Fish? Cooking tips would be appreciated as well. Thanks

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  1. dennisl RE: geminigirl Sep 19, 2012 04:43 AM

    I haven't been to City Fish in a while, but they would be my first choice. I have not done lobster on the grill so I can't really say, except to NOT cook it through on the stove first, you'll end up with horribly tough lobster (as I discovered in a restaurant.) Such a waste of a good lobster.

    1. kattyeyes RE: geminigirl Sep 20, 2012 09:17 AM

      Our family's restaurant always used City Fish. I still know their toll-free number by heart, in fact--back when it used to be a toll call to Wethersfield!

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        2000fair RE: geminigirl Sep 21, 2012 04:34 PM

        Lobsters are real cheap at City Fish now. Boil in salted water for 4 minutes and chill in ice water. drain,split in half and grill on shell side for 3 minutes while basting with melted butter. Flip and grill for 2 more minutes. serve with butter and lemon wedges.

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          geminigirl RE: 2000fair Sep 21, 2012 05:41 PM

          Thanks everyone for the feedback, looks like a stop at CF is on the agenda for Saturday !

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