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May 2014

The MET's 9th Annual Soft Shell Crab Festival
Featuring 30 Ways and 30 Days of the Delicious Crustacean


By: Neve Winspeare, Cocktails & Joints





Beginning May 13th – June 11th, 2014, MET Back Bay and Metropolitan Club 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 (Restaurant Group) 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.

Samples Include
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

Chili Crab Pizza
topped with fried crab, sweet chili, and arugula









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