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Why Am I So Crabby? Del Frisco Double Eagle Steakhouse

DSC09111by Steven Doyle

For those who know me, I have been on this insane crab kick. No, really. When I am not out hunting for the succulent shellfish, I am making something at home like a crab salad sandwich. It really is the perfect food.

My crab of choice is Dungeness, possibly because I enjoy table side cracking and picking of the deliciously sweet meat. In the coming weeks I will share some of the very best crab that Dallas has to offer. Let’s start today with a  Dallas institution, Del Frisco.  Currently Del Frisco Double Eagle Steakhouse is offering their Seafood Plateau. This is their version of the Seafood Tower found all over the planet. What makes this beauty so special is the large emphasis on crab.

When the Plateau arrives you will immediately jet your eyes to the enormous stone crab. Stone crab is surely food of the gods. They are large, bountiful, easy to eat and the dense white meat is super sweet. The sweet meat lends itself to the obligatory creamy mustard sauce, but Del Frisco offers a plethora of sauces to choose from. Stone crab is so flavorful, they could be eaten without sauces.   Continue reading

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First Look: Shell Shack For Late Night Crabs

DSC00725by Steven Doyle

Shell Shack is the newest addition to McKinney Avenue and is located where The Stand was at 2916 McKinney, and is owned by the same fellows that operate The Back 9 Bar and Grill in Addison. It is also located next to Pozo and Standard Pour, on the same side of the avenue. The new restaurant is a fantastic late night spot for cocktails, a few well chosen beers and seafood. The stars of the show are the variety of crabs, boiled in bag with a heavy hand on the spice rack for this crazy and delicious flavor that makes you want more. On our visit we did just that.     Continue reading

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