Dungeness Crab Fest

Through February, the Bay Area’s Lark Creek Restaurant Group spotlights the sweet, fluffy, delicate deliciousness of crab in its 21st annual “Dungeness Crab Festival.”

Get your fill of this irresistible and sustainable seafood as chefs at each restaurant showcase distinctive and creative dishes all about crab.

At LarkCreekSteak in San Francisco, steps from the Hotel Palomar, Chef John Ledbetter is offering the likes of Dungeness crab and chorizo gumbo.

At One Market Restaurant in San Francisco, not far from the Hyatt Regency, Chef Mark Dommen is whipping up house-made cavatelli with Dungeness crab, artichokes, basil and Meyer lemon.

At Yankee Pier in Santana Row in San Jose, Chef Gary Rust is turning out Dungeness crab tacos with tomatillo salsa, cumin sour cream and handmade tortillas.

At Yankee Pier in Lafayette, Chef Michael Dunn is plating hand-picked Dungeness crab Louie salad with butter lettuce, sieved egg and avocado.

At Yankee Pier in Larkspur, Chef Chris Ball is frying up crab hush-puppies with cocktail and tartar sauces.

At Lark Creek Walnut Creek, Chef Scott Wall is tossing together Dungeness crab with pappardelle, broccoli florets, braised leeks and fennel broth.

And at the Tavern at Lark Creek, Chef Randy Lewis is cooking up crispy skin wild steelhead with Dungeness crab and bay scallop chowder.

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Date: Wednesday, 10. February 2010 5:23
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9 comments

  1. 1

    Love seafood and more crab. Crab tacos with tomatoes salsa mmm sounds wonderful!
    I’d like visiting some of them :)

    Cheers,

    Gera

  2. 2

    Oh my goodness, I love dungeness crab, and all these events are almost too much of a good thing. Must choose my activities with care, although it looks hard to go wrong.

  3. 3

    I love dungeness crab! We don’t often get it here on the east coast though :( I really need to visit SF soon!

  4. 4

    Yum, interesting to see all the different ways to use crab. Love it!

  5. 5

    I love crab. Maybe I should make something with crab for valentine’s dinner…it certainly seems like a special occasion item. crab with paparedelle and fennel broth sounds inspiring…

  6. 6

    Great crab round up! :)

  7. 7

    Oh how I wish I was in the bay area to take advantage of all of those crab dishes.

  8. 8

    Those crab tacos look divine. I may need to head down to Santana Row this weekend.

  9. 9

    Oh man do you ever make me miss the Left Coast! After two blissful years in Monterey I get shuttled off to NC.

    Sweet baby Jesus do I miss the Dungeness. And the sanddabs, and the spot prawns, and the…

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