Soft Shell Crab Fest at the Art Museum Tonight


Tonight at Granite Hill in the Philadelphia Museum of Art, chef Gerald Drummond is preparing a soft shell crab fest as part of restaurant’s monthly dinner series.

The opening course will feature classic low country specialties followed by a the diner’s choice of soft shell crab preparations. The Soft Shell Crab Fest is $49 per person and reservations can be made by calling 215-684-7990. Seatings are betweeen 5:30pm and 7:30pm and are a great way to end a Friday night at the Art Museum.

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Matyson and Others Offering Soft Shells #SoftShellsInPHL

Soft shell crab BLT at Ela

Soft shell crab BLT at Ela

Soft shell crabs landed on the lists of specials around Philadelphia in a big way over the weekend and will continue to do so in weeks to come. Since we’re such big fans of soft shell crabs, we’ve been dutifully tagging tweets about soft shells with the hashtag, #SoftShellsinPHL.

Matyson is going further than adding soft shells as a special, the Center City BYOB is offering a tasting menu this week that includes soft shell crabs in four different cuisines for $45.

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Softshell Season Is Upon Us, Here’s Where To Find Them


Soft shells with shoshito and honey at Stateside

We here at Foobooz World Headquarters have a soft spot for soft shell crabs. Some might get bummed out by the thought of biting through a shell, devouring a whole animal and all that. But us, we love the idea of crabby taste without the hustle or frustration of shucking anything. And softshell season is officially upon us. The delicious creatures have been showing up on more menus around town over recent days.

Here are where we’ve spotted soft shell crabs »

Crab Tasting Menu This Week at Matyson, Brunch Starts Sunday

This week’s tasting menu at Matyson is all about crab. Enjoy crab in soup form, as soft shells and as part of a surf and turf. Matys0n’s tasting menu is offered Monday through Thursday for $45 per person.

Matyson has also announced that starting this Sunday, the Center City BYOB will be offering brunch. Look for the menu later today.

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