Dungeness Crab

Throw Another Shrimp on the Barbie—and Some Lobster, Crab, and Oysters Too

We've got tips for grilling all of the most common types of shellfish, including lobster tails, shrimp, and oysters, with recipes to bookmark for your next cookout so you can turn it into a seafood...

California crab fishermen are testing “ropeless” gear to save whales—and themselves

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 26 days ago

In April, crab fishermen and consumers were taken by surprise when the Dungeness crab season closed two months early due to a lawsuit and settlement over whale entanglements. https://www.chowhound...

Aluminum pot is stained from boiling crab

by laminatedbunny 3 months ago

I boiled a crab in an aluminum pot and now the sides of the pot are stained with a dark grime residue that I can't clean off. Why did that happen and is it still safe to use? What can I do to preve...

Golden Crab House | Outer Sunset - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Golden Crab House is the new offshoot of the popular PPQ Dungeness Island. When we were there on a Friday night in late March, the soft opening was in its third month. Eyeing the three large ta...

Chef Change at Yum's Bistro in Fremont

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Over the last decade, some of the finest Hong Kong/Cantonese meals I've enjoyed have been prepared by Chef Bosun Yum at Yum's Bistro in Fremont https://www.chowhound.com/post/chowdown-report-chin...

AYCE Crab Feed, Feb 2, A.F.D.E.S Portuguese Hall Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

February 2, 2019 @ 5:30 PM 4:30 PM Take-Out ---------------------------------------------------------- $60 ALL YOU CAN EAT... crab, shrimp, salad, garlic bread, wine, soda Music and dan...

Factors affecting dungeness crab flavor? [moved from San Francisco board]

by humblenommer 7 years ago

I'm in no way well-versed in this topic but I've noticed that crab to crab, the flavor and texture can be quite noticeably different. Mostly richness/depth of flavor and texture (I'm referring to ...

Purchase, transport & killing live Dungeness crab?

by Auggiedog 10 months ago

Hi! Haven’t been on Chowhound for more than a decade since first moving to Bay Area. Chowhound sure looks different :-) I live part-time in Oakland, part-time in foothills near Yosemite. I want to ...

Need a new source of crabs in Pillar Point

by cyssf 11 months ago

I discovered Bill and Penny on the Cricket crabbing boat from an old Chowhound thread. They were great. You could call ahead of time and reserve crabs so even when crabs were scarce you would be ...

SF Style Garlic Roasted Crabs

by CindyJ 1 year ago

On a trip to San Francisco last summer, we enjoyed the most delicious garlic dungeness crabs at Thanh Long restaurant. Does anyone have a recipe that will help me replicate this great dish? Thanks!

Bay Area 2017 Dungeness crab price watch

Sushi Monster
by Sushi Monster 2 years ago

If someone has started a thread tracking the market price of Dungeness crab, I've apparently overlooked it. Melanie? If the last eight years are any indication 1) there will be significant gaps bet...

How long can I wait to cook fresh dungeness crab before it goes bad?

by LSNelsons 11 years ago

We catch a lot of dungeness crab and I ussually clean it and cook it right away but I am wondering if anyone knows just how long you can keep it refrigerated to cook later before it goes bad. I ha...

dungeness vs. blue crab

by augustiner 13 years ago

i live in san francisco, and feel very blessed by our local dungeness crab. but i know that people from the east coast are equally passionate about their local blue crabs. i have had the pleasure o...

Dungeness Crabs Found in CT

by zackly 2 years ago

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/news/article/Maritime-mystery-How-did-huge-Pacific-crabs-get-11251447.php Although marine biologists warn they are considered an invasive species and could have ...

Where do I find this in SF?

by NYCFORKER 2 years ago

I came across this on an Instagram page and wanted to see if anyone could identify where in SF it was ordered https://instagram.com/p/BPsbHQYA7Nv/

Dungeness Crab Prices 2016-17

by ML8000 3 years ago

Crab season in California has opened. First commercial fishermen went out yesterday, so crabs should start appearing at markets and restaurants today or tomorrow. Expected prices are $5.99 to$...

Cioppino and Dungeness crab

by Julie510 3 years ago

I usually make cioppino for Christmas Eve dinner and am wondering about the best and safest strategy for using Dungeness crab in it. The California Dept. of Public Health is currently recommending ...

Kani Ankake (Fried Rice in a Puddle of Crab/Lettuce Soup)

by outRIAAge 3 years ago

This recipe, my hopefully-improved riff on the one from "Japanese Soul Cooking," doesn't make much sense on first reading (cooked iceberg lettuce?) but I've never made it without being begged for t...

California Crab Season to Finally Open

by ML8000 3 years ago

http://www.sfgate.com/science/article/Bay-Area-commercial-crab-season-to-open-March-26-6923174.php First three paragraphs: Juicy Dungeness crab will soon be back on the menu after the state ...

Dungeness crab on the Monterey peninsula

by Tom Hall 12 years ago

Any good places to eat fresh Dungeness crab in/around Monterey next weekend? Not looking for crab to take home.