by Steven Doyle
It is mudbug season again and we will be working on the best hotspots for our 2018 scouting report for the best places to enjoy crawfish for the next few weeks. The bugs are still a bit small because of the colder weather, but look for that to change in the coming weeks.
We checked out the Ragin’ Crab recently and thought the crawfish were smaller than we usually enjoy, they were of eating size and cooked seriously well. This means they were not mushy or overcooked, had a tender bite with extreme sauce flavors. These people have their cooking methods down, and the sauce with a kicking spice for any level you prefer (or none). Continue reading
by 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