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KING CRAB NOW!!! (late june -i know its super late/off season)

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KING CRAB NOW!!! (late june -i know its super late/off season)

modernist | | Jun 24, 2011 09:25 AM

hey folks,

i'm here in vancouver from los angeles for 3 more weeks and i want to get king crab.
i know its waaay late in season and waaay overpriced, but i'm looking for value/quality ratio. dont care about ambience or service. in general, how do the crabs taste at this time of year? less fatty?
people always say that the big king crabs taste better, but personally i've always found smaller crustaceans to taste better, smaller shrimp vs. big, smaller lobster vs. big... any thoughts?

i had dimsum at come along restaurant and noticed that king crab was about 20/pound and they had 8 pound crabs.

i also had dimsum at sunsuiwah and king crabs were 40/pound (not sure how big they were)

but the way, the dim sum at come along dominated the surprisingly completely mediocre dimsum at sun sui wah

thanks for your help!

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