What To Eat This Weekend: SPAM, Lobsters, Plant-Meat and SPAM

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Once again, we have made it to Friday. I think we deserve to celebrate. And how better to do that than with lobsters, SPAM, donuts, plant-based proteins and more lobster? We’ve got everything you need, from the best bagels in Philly to Hawaiian food that’s perfect for a hot afternoon and a new seafood brunch.

So let’s get started, shall we?

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Eat This Now: Lobster Grilled Cheese At Luke’s Lobster

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Last week, Luke’s Lobster (130 South 17th Street) launched its winter menu. And while yes, they still have the city’s most ideal interpretation of the New England-style lobster roll (the right kind of split-top roll, just a hint of mayonnaise, no goddamn celery) and a whole lot of other seafood-based lunch options, they have added three new items for the season and, really, you should go there right now and try all of them.

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Double Lobsters And Crab Picking: Oyster House is Here For Your Summer Seafood Needs

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What’s better than one lobster? Two lobsters, especially when, together, they’ll run you less than $30.

Oyster House has brought back their Twin Lobster Dinners for the fifth year in a row. Every Wednesday night until August 31st, you can get two whole one-pound Maine lobsters with drawn butter and corn on the side, for just $28.

But wait, there’s more…

Red Owl Tavern Offering Lobster Clambakes Every Monday

Clambake at Red Owl TavernLooking for a way to make Mondays a little more fun and a little less (to put it nicely) horrible? Red Owl Tavern might have to solution.

Every Monday this summer, the restaurant at the Hotel Monaco will be dishing out traditional clambakes with a whole lobster, clams, mussels, and shrimp. The exciting news?  It is only $25.  If you miss Monday, Red Owl Tavern will also offer the special Tuesday through Friday, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

And if that isn’t quite enough for you, they will also be offering a dozen oysters and a bottle of wine for $33 all summer long.

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Lobster News: A New Jersey Lobster-Palooza With Chef Al Paris

Al Paris and Alan Heckman are doing a five-course collaboration dinner for your lobster enjoyment.

Al Paris and Alan Heckman are doing a five-course collaboration dinner for your lobster enjoyment.

We know you still want more lobster news. Even if you say you don’t, we know that, deep down in your shellfish-lovin’ hearts, you really do.

Which is why we now bring you this: A Lobster-Palooza in Stockton, New Jersey. A five-course lobster extravaganza,  happening at the Stockton Inn on August 5th.

More lobster, more fun.

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So How About Some (More) Lobster?

lobster-london-grillYes, we’ve may have mentioned lobster a few times in the recent past. But it is really out of the goodness of our hearts that we’re trying to make sure you get some lobster in you before the end of the summer.

So, on the off chance you haven’t had any yet, here’s more for you. Plus, this deal at the London Grill runs from the beginning of August through Labor Day, so you’ll have all the time you need to get your fill.

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More Summer Lobster Dinners

Vickers Restaurant Lobster SummerYes, we’ve told you about lobster dinners in Center City, Manayunk and the suburbs, but it’s summer, and people get excited about lobster in the summer so we’ll keep it coming.

Suburbia, we’ve got a live one for you. Literally.

Join Vickers Restaurant, at 192 E. Welsh Pool Road in West Chester, for Summer Lobster Fridays. They’re serving up live Maine lobsters with corn on the cob, potatoes, freshly baked bread and house whipped butter for $35. Crack open these one-and-a-half pound lobsters or have the chef crack them for you.

This event runs Fridays only and reservations should be made at least a day in advance. You can request to sit in the dining room or on the outside patio.

Call the restaurant at 610-363-7998 to reserve.

Another lobster dinner after the jump

Lobster News: Summer Lobster Menu At Stella Blu

Stella Blu LobsterWe’ve already given you a couple options for lobster deals in Center City and Manayunk. But if you’re on the hunt for lobster in the suburbs, head to Stella Blu for their new special Summer Lobster menu.

The special runs weekly from Thursday to Saturday and features 10 different lobster dishes and cocktail pairings. Choose from small plates, entrees or family style portions.

Not quite sure how you want your lobster? Here’s the menu.

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