Day Tripping For Hard Shells
Craig LaBan heads south in search of hard shell crabs and comes up with three spots within a 90 minute drive of Philadelphia.
I love the quirky limitations of regional foodways, I really do. But our lack of destinations for good whole crabs – just as the crustacean season is about to hit its peak – has gotten me steamed up. How is it that Philadelphia is so close to the Chesapeake Bay, yet so far from its love of hard-shell culture?
Hard-shell heaven lies due south [Philadelphia Inquirer]