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Any soft shell sightings in Philly?

It's that time of year again... please post if you see them anywhere!

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  1. in this post http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/972549 they mention a special of soft shell crab at LeVirtue

    1. I saw them in the case at Ippolito's. No price on them, but they were pretty big.

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      1. re: Philly Ray

        You may wan to call before heading to Ippolito's. They were out of them on Saturday (but we had really good mackarel and red snapper so no biggie).

      2. Yes, I posted that. Le Virtu had a special softshell crab appetizer (very generous portion) that was light and simply a yummy introduction to the short season that are soft shell crabs. If they offer this definitely get it! But that's what makes them so special, right? Just once a year!

        1. Sbraga:

          https://twitter.com/BenFileccia/statu...

          With cranberry beans, chili de arbol, and salsa roja.

          1. Had one last night at Farm and Fisherman.