Beginning May 13th - June 11th, 2014, The MET Restaurant Group will host its Ninth Annual Soft Shell Crab Festival serving the delicious crustacean 30 ways in 30 days. Hailing from Maryland's Chesapeake Bay, soft shell crabs have tantalized the taste buds of seafood lovers across the globe. The MET has explored a variety of flavors and techniques that reveal the best of this culinary creature and will offer a special soft shell crab dish each night from mid-May to mid-June.
Guests will enjoy some very crustacean creations including Soft Shell Monte Cristo, Corn meal Crusted Crab with corn silk, favas and pea tendrils, Tempura Fried Crab with soy peanut sauce and cucumber noodles, and Chili Crab Pizza topped with fried crab, sweet chili and arugula. For the purist, soft shell crabs will also be available meuniére style daily.
The MET Back Bay and Metropolitan Club Soft Shell Crab Festival will kick-off on May 13th and will run thru June 11th, 2014. For more information on MET Back Bay, please visit www.metbackbay.com, or call 617.267.0451. For information on The Metropolitan Club, visit www.metclubandbar.com or call 617.731.0600.
WHERE: The MET Back Bay | 279 Dartmouth Street | Boston, MA 02116
The Metropolitan Club | 1210 Boylston Street | Chestnut Hill, MA
WHEN: The Soft Shell Crab Festival will take place from May 13th - June 11th, 2014.
COST: Prices vary.
Soft Shell Monte Cristo
Corn meal Crusted Crab
corn silk, favas and pea tendrils
Tempura Fried Crab
with soy peanut sauce and cucumber noodles
Chili Crab Pizza
topped with fried crab, sweet chili, and arugula