I have a sudden craving for Chinese mitten crabs (大閘蟹, aka Shanghai hairy crabs), one of the real autumn delicacies. Any Chinese restaurant in New York selling them? There must be at least one or two places, because it is New York!
Crab cakes are so often disappointing -- mushy or gummy, full of starchy filler. But these easy cakes are full of beautiful lump crabmeat, and a light panko coating ensures they fry up crispy and golden brown. Bright, lemony aioli makes a piquant counterpart to the sweet, sweet crab. Read more.