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#1 Post by Mark Golodetz » July 10th, 2019, 11:43 am

Yesterday was the last day of Stew Leonard’s $6.99 lb lobster sale, and Nancy went a little nuts. She managed to persuade the lobster guy to forget about the eight lobster limit, and arrived home with eighteen of them. We started naming them, but realized we were being silly when we called one Jeffrey and one Geoffrey (Geoffrey had a slightly French swagger). Reginald was a toughie, and we had to bring out the hammer to break the claws. Sweetest of all was the dimunitive Nathalie.

Friends came over and the massacre began. We served Dom Perignon 2006 which was an amazing match, the Champagne slightly young and tight, but calmed down, and cut through the richness of the butter soaked lobsters beautifully. After the first Champagne ran out, we had Henriot 1996, which worked less well, the lobsters worked far better with the higher acidity of the Dom rather than the mellow Henriot, but even so, we ran out of that too. Then it was a combination of pink wines, and a 1990 Gruaud was pulled out for cheese. It’s a good wine but there was a distinct herbal element.

Left with four lobsters, we invited our neighbor friends and gorged on lobster rolls for lunch. Life is good.
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#2 Post by Ethan Abraham » July 10th, 2019, 11:50 am

Can't wait til the stews in nj opens.

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#3 Post by YLee » July 10th, 2019, 11:59 am

Fairways has them fir same price if you have a store near you.
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#4 Post by Jim F » July 10th, 2019, 12:03 pm

Great summer meal! BTW, here in NJ, Shop-Rite has them fresh and on sale regularly.....and will steam them for free, ready to pick up/ready to eat.
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#5 Post by EHeffner » July 10th, 2019, 12:16 pm

I’m going to the Palm in Bal Harbour on saturday. Summer special is for 2 people at $109, you get a 4lb lobster, two apps, and one side. Now if their corkage fee wasn’t $35, I’d be deliberating what to bring!

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#6 Post by Markus S » July 10th, 2019, 12:31 pm

Price Chopper sometimes has them for $4.99...but then, you'd have to go Upstate [grin.gif]
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#7 Post by Anton D » July 10th, 2019, 12:34 pm

Screw you all. 13-14 per pound out her in BFC.
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#8 Post by Paul Jaouen » July 10th, 2019, 12:45 pm

YLee wrote:
July 10th, 2019, 11:59 am
Fairways has them fir same price if you have a store near you.
So does Shop-Rite and Stop & Shop. Those lobsters are everywhere! Mark, sounds like a great time!!
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#9 Post by Jay Miller » July 10th, 2019, 1:09 pm

I obviously have to check my local sources...
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#10 Post by Stuart BeauneHead Niemtzow » July 10th, 2019, 1:35 pm

I'm in Maine right now, across from two lobster docks. The trade war with China has knocked the stuffing out of lobster prices lobstermen are getting at the docks, barely warranting fishing , after expenses. And, Canada is dumping lobsters everywhere to supermarkets, etc....making things worse for the Maine industry. Not sure of the interplay between the two countries' industries.

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#11 Post by Ramon C » July 10th, 2019, 1:41 pm

YLee wrote:
July 10th, 2019, 11:59 am
Fairways has them fir same price if you have a store near you.
Fairway near me does not show the same price as 6.99/lb at Stews.
Advertised as On Sale at 9.99 per lb.
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EHeffner wrote:
July 10th, 2019, 12:16 pm
I’m going to the Palm in Bal Harbour on saturday. Summer special is for 2 people at $109, you get a 4lb lobster, two apps, and one side. Now if their corkage fee wasn’t $35, I’d be deliberating what to bring!

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#13 Post by Paul Jaouen » July 10th, 2019, 4:36 pm

EHeffner wrote:
July 10th, 2019, 12:16 pm
I’m going to the Palm in Bal Harbour on saturday. Summer special is for 2 people at $109, you get a 4lb lobster, two apps, and one side. Now if their corkage fee wasn’t $35, I’d be deliberating what to bring!
Since most wine lists are double to triple retail with no mature wines on the list, I think $35 isn't crazy and happy to pay it.
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#14 Post by Sherri S h a p i r o » July 10th, 2019, 4:45 pm

EHeffner wrote:
July 10th, 2019, 12:16 pm
I’m going to the Palm in Bal Harbour on saturday. Summer special is for 2 people at $109, you get a 4lb lobster, two apps, and one side. Now if their corkage fee wasn’t $35, I’d be deliberating what to bring!

Jealous of your above “massacre”
Evan - I was just there a couple weeks ago. Pay the corkage - no brainer - and bring something nice. Wine list is AWFUL.

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#15 Post by Dan Kravitz » July 10th, 2019, 5:21 pm

A few years back my best friend Claudine Kargere visited us from France. She rode with me when I went to the pound for the lobsters. I told her it was too bad she hadn't been here the week before... lobsters had been $2.99 a pound but now were up to $3.99. She said "$3.99 a pound? In France we pay more than that for mad cow!!!" I laughed so hard I almost drove off the road.

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#16 Post by EHeffner » July 10th, 2019, 5:45 pm

Sherri S h a p i r o wrote:
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Evan - I was just there a couple weeks ago. Pay the corkage - no brainer - and bring something nice. Wine list is AWFUL.
Thanks for the tip. Just looked at the list. Woof!
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#17 Post by alan weinberg » July 10th, 2019, 6:22 pm

Mark Golodetz wrote:
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Life is good.
not for Nathalie, Jeffrey, and the others! Sounds great.

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#18 Post by Yao C » July 10th, 2019, 8:33 pm

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Then it was a combination of pink wines, and a 1990 Gruaud was pulled out for cheese. It’s a good wine but there was a distinct herbal element.
It all sounds amazing but I don’t see why there has to be a ‘but’ in that sentence :p
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#19 Post by Brad Kane » July 10th, 2019, 9:02 pm

YLee wrote:
July 10th, 2019, 11:59 am
Fairways has them fir same price if you have a store near you.
Only the Harlem store in the city and it was only for this past Friday, Saturday and Sunday. $9.99 at all the other Manhattan stores. The stores outside the city will have the lower price.

Manhattan fish stores tend to loathe dropping the prices on lobster, lest customers get used to the lower price. They continually price them as a luxury item, despite the fact that lobster wholesale prices are very low due to the current glut caused by the trade war.

I actually tried to enlist Christine Huang to be my Stew Leonard's lobster sherpa, but she took a pass.
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#20 Post by Mark Golodetz » July 10th, 2019, 10:26 pm

Yao C wrote:
July 10th, 2019, 8:33 pm
Mark Golodetz wrote:
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Then it was a combination of pink wines, and a 1990 Gruaud was pulled out for cheese. It’s a good wine but there was a distinct herbal element.
It all sounds amazing but I don’t see why there has to be a ‘but’ in that sentence :p
The “but” suggests that the herbal note might not be to everybody’s taste.
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#21 Post by JC J o u a s » July 11th, 2019, 3:31 am

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Fairways has them fir same price if you have a store near you.
Only the Harlem store in the city and it was only for this past Friday, Saturday and Sunday. $9.99 at all the other Manhattan stores. The stores outside the city will have the lower price.

Manhattan fish stores tend to loathe dropping the prices on lobster, lest customers get used to the lower price. They continually price them as a luxury item, despite the fact that lobster wholesale prices are very low due to the current glut caused by the trade war.

I actually tried to enlist Christine Huang to be my Stew Leonard's lobster sherpa, but she took a pass.
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Fairway also had an active coupon for $10 off a $50
purchase so when you factor that savings in on top of their equivalent sales price, it becomes the destination of choice. And Mark, 18 lobsters 🦞 and champagne 🍾 sounds like a fun time, nicely done!
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#22 Post by Ken V » July 11th, 2019, 7:25 am

Paul Jaouen wrote:
July 10th, 2019, 12:45 pm
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Fairways has them fir same price if you have a store near you.
So does Shop-Rite and Stop & Shop. Those lobsters are everywhere! Mark, sounds like a great time!!
We have ShopRite up here now. They had that special about a month ago. The shells were so hard, I had to break out the power tools. The meat was good though. We've found they have a better seafood dept than Hannaford and Price Chopper (which are the other local supermarkets).
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#23 Post by dcornutt » July 11th, 2019, 7:27 am

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#24 Post by Markus S » July 11th, 2019, 8:22 am

JC J o u a s wrote:
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Manhattan fish stores tend to loathe dropping the prices on lobster, lest customers get used to the lower price.
I don't think anyone can get used to cheap lobster! Was cheap in Colonial times however.
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#25 Post by Brad Kane » July 11th, 2019, 8:38 am

Markus S wrote:
July 11th, 2019, 8:22 am
JC J o u a s wrote:
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Manhattan fish stores tend to loathe dropping the prices on lobster, lest customers get used to the lower price.
I don't think anyone can get used to cheap lobster! Was cheap in Colonial times however.
If you go to New England in the Summer, you can routinely buy lobster from $3.99 -$6.99 a pound. It reflects the reality of supply and demand. You just don't get that in NYC. $6.99/lb during the summer sales on occasion at the Harlem Fairway on the low end, but typically $9.99, or higher. Even Chinatown has dropped much of their discounts. Ten years ago, one could routinely find lobsters say a $2-3 dollars a pound cheaper down there than at Fairway, or other uptown fish markets. That's no longer the case.
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#26 Post by Jim F » July 11th, 2019, 8:54 am

Ken V wrote:
July 11th, 2019, 7:25 am
Paul Jaouen wrote:
July 10th, 2019, 12:45 pm
YLee wrote:
July 10th, 2019, 11:59 am
Fairways has them fir same price if you have a store near you.
So does Shop-Rite and Stop & Shop. Those lobsters are everywhere! Mark, sounds like a great time!!
We have ShopRite up here now. They had that special about a month ago. The shells were so hard, I had to break out the power tools. The meat was good though. We've found they have a better seafood dept than Hannaford and Price Chopper (which are the other local supermarkets).
Shells are hard now. The molt is coming, and soft shells soon- my favorites! I didn’t need power tools last batch, but did I ever get covered in lobster juice from splattering myself craking them open!
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#27 Post by A.B ud res » July 11th, 2019, 9:38 am

Am i the only one here who cares where the lobster is sourced from when buying retail? There is a HUGE difference between cold water lobster and warm water lobster. For example: most lobster in Whole Foods is from south america. and i dont mean South Africa which is extremely cold water and the greatest lobster in the world. But if Stews or Shop rite are getting these lobster from florida or the carribbean then i pass at any price.

When i was introduced to South African lobster a couple of years ago it totally changed my lobster game.
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#28 Post by Dale Williams » July 11th, 2019, 9:58 am

A.B ud res wrote:
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Am i the only one here who cares where the lobster is sourced from when buying retail? There is a HUGE difference between cold water lobster and warm water lobster. For example: most lobster in Whole Foods is from south america. and i dont mean South Africa which is extremely cold water and the greatest lobster in the world. But if Stews or Shop rite are getting these lobster from florida or the carribbean then i pass at any price.
Stew's has Maine lobsters. I've never seen spiny (Florida/Caribbean) sold live in NY stores. I know a lot of frozen lobster tails are warm water spiny (South African are spiny as well, but cold water).

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#29 Post by Kelly Flynn » July 11th, 2019, 1:14 pm

Cape Cod in 2 weeks. Lobster on the brain. Question is how I get a 3L corton charlemagne through TSA?

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Bring a couple of 750’s as “gifts” for the TSA staff...

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#31 Post by Stuart BeauneHead Niemtzow » July 11th, 2019, 2:15 pm

It sounds like these are all "Maine" lobster, though some are from Canada. If the lobsters are hardshell, as Ken V describes, they are doubtlessly from Canada, though still, I guess "Maine lobster", just different passport (and pass to us through different ports. flirtysmile ). In Maine in summer, especially, way over 90% of the catch is "soft shell" ie, new shell or lobsters that have recently shed their old shells for ones that fit their growth (quite a process.).Though these are tasty and are, in Maine, what sells for ridiculous prices, they are not the same as hard shells. Though I prefer softshells, hardshells are more meat inside a lobster of a given size. (E.g., if they are side by side, and look the same size, the hardshell will have more meat and will be more expensive to buy everywhere, including at the dock. They do not get separated by pound categories until further up the chain: just hard and soft.

The "problem" is that softshells , like softshell blue crabs, are relatively fragile and cannot really be shipped without special precautions, so they aren't. They are mostly processed, ie, have the tails and claws removed and cooked and frozen-- or not frozen. China gets lots of the catch, both live and processed.

Canada's system of harvest is very different. They do so in zones and are only allowed, for the most part, to take hardshells. Maine has a minimum and maximum size, so any 3 lb lobster is not from Maine, but they can fish all year round for whatever they can catch in those parameters. (They usually don't fish after Xmas till spring.)

Canada, they say up here, is dumping lots of lobsters into America now. Not sure why now. Another issue.

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#32 Post by Ramon C » July 11th, 2019, 3:17 pm

JC J o u a s wrote:
July 11th, 2019, 3:31 am

Fairway also had an active coupon for $10 off a $50
purchase so when you factor that savings in on top of their equivalent sales price, it becomes the destination of choice. And Mark, 18 lobsters 🦞 and champagne 🍾 sounds like a fun time, nicely done!
JC: active coupon available online?
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#33 Post by Jim F » July 11th, 2019, 3:19 pm

The lobsters i Get from Shop-Rite NJ are Maine or Canada....varies. The same pattern every year....hard shells until mid-summer, and then we get the softer shells. And the pricing is usually about the same. Cheap.
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#34 Post by Dan Kravitz » July 11th, 2019, 3:58 pm

Ahem, I happen to know a bit about this: I'm from 'away', as we say up here, but my wife is from here and grew up with all of this. I've only been here for 24 years, but she has taught me a little about these matters.

to Monsieur Niemtzow - Maine strictly regulates the lobster fishery. There are 1,100,000 lobster traps allowed in Maine waters. Egg-bearing lobsters that are trapped must be thrown back. There is a minimum size (not weight). Every lobster boat has calipers and anything close to minimum must be measured, thrown back if undersized. However I do not believe there is a maximum size or weight limit; if there is, it may apply only to traps within a certain distance from shore. I have purchased lobsters over 3 pounds in Maine (I did it on being beseeched by an old friend; would never do it to consume myself). Personally, I prefer hard shell lobsters, weighing about 1 1/4 pounds.

Yes, at this time of year most of the lobsters from Maine are soft shell... most, but not all. I think your estimate of "way over 90%" is quite high. I would say close to 90%. These are individualistic critters and don't all molt at the same time.

For those interested, Stuart's description is accurate but incomplete. When buying lobsters, please note that:
soft shells have less meat, sweeter meat, tenderer meat
hard shells have more meat, brinier meat, tougher meat

Finally, a rural legend that is apparently true:

In colonial times, cod fishers were the economic kings of Maine. Farmers, with a short, cold, irregular growing season and land that was far more rock than soil, were akin to peasants. Lobsters were literally worthless to the cod fishers, but they would keep them and give them to the farmers. The farmers, too proud to eat them, threw them on their fields as fertilizer.

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#35 Post by Ramon C » July 11th, 2019, 5:06 pm

Dan Kravitz wrote:
July 11th, 2019, 3:58 pm

For those interested, Stuart's description is accurate but incomplete. When buying lobsters, please note that:
soft shells have less meat, sweeter meat, tenderer meat
hard shells have more meat, brinier meat, tougher meat
Now that you posted this, I did notice this, but wasn't aware of this "rule"(?). For me, soft shells > hard ones.

Thanks, all, for the lobster knowledge here, especially on the local ones (live, spiny S African ones not easy to find in my NYC market). Helpful with my future buying.
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#36 Post by Dan Kravitz » July 11th, 2019, 5:56 pm

As noted, I'm partial to the hard shells. In 2 days, I'll be welcoming Saint Christopher before we go hiking, I've asked him for his and wife Marjorie's preferences. They get to choose their lobsters, I'll pick the other foods and the wines (I'll break out the good stuff and post).

Reasons I prefer hard shells:
1) I'm cheap.
2) I don't like sweet in general, I love briny things. I have about 1 cubic inch of something densely chocolate every morning with my espresso, no more refined sugar for the day.
3) I globally prefer tough to tender. Steak might be the only exception, and there are exceptions to that.

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#37 Post by Brad Kane » July 11th, 2019, 5:59 pm

Ramon, you have to join Fairway's email list to get the coupon. Seems to come about weekly, or so.

As for spiny lobsters, I don't recall ever seeing them for sale live in NYC. Always the tails, either frozen, or previously frozen.

I also like hard shell better as I like the firmer texture and higher fat content.
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#38 Post by Jim F » July 11th, 2019, 6:07 pm

Hey Dan, I always assumed that the apparent lesser meat in a soft shell was just related to a new, bigger shell post-molt, but that the amount of meat was really unchanged. True, you think?
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#39 Post by Brad Kane » July 11th, 2019, 6:19 pm

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Hey Dan, I always assumed that the apparent lesser meat in a soft shell was just related to a new, bigger shell post-molt, but that the amount of meat was really unchanged. True, you think?
Not Dan, but you do get a greater yield from hard shells. Typically, a hardshell will be in the 20%-30% yield range, whereas soft shells are more in the 15%-20% range.
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#40 Post by Mark Golodetz » July 11th, 2019, 7:19 pm

Brad Kane wrote:
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Ramon, you have to join Fairway's email list to get the coupon. Seems to come about weekly, or so.

As for spiny lobsters, I don't recall ever seeing them for sale live in NYC. Always the tails, either frozen, or previously frozen.

I also like hard shell better as I like the firmer texture and higher fat content.
I also prefer hard shells. Better texture to the meat, a little more complexity but a lot more work.
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#41 Post by Greg Mitrakas » July 11th, 2019, 7:39 pm

Lucky to live in Massachusetts this time of year. Great prices all over the place.

Put me squarely in the camp for preferring hard shells; and I prefer claw meat to tail meat. I'm probably in the minority in both these positions. Last big feed we had, I asked and 8 out of 10 prefer the tails.

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#42 Post by Larry Link » July 11th, 2019, 8:12 pm

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Lucky to live in Massachusetts this time of year. Great prices all over the place.

Put me squarely in the camp for preferring hard shells; and I prefer claw meat to tail meat. I'm probably in the minority in both these positions. Last big feed we had, I asked and 8 out of 10 prefer the tails.
I’m with you, the claws are more tender and the meat to me is more complex tasting.

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#43 Post by Brad Kane » July 11th, 2019, 8:13 pm

Greg Mitrakas wrote:
July 11th, 2019, 7:39 pm
Lucky to live in Massachusetts this time of year. Great prices all over the place.

Put me squarely in the camp for preferring hard shells; and I prefer claw meat to tail meat. I'm probably in the minority in both these positions. Last big feed we had, I asked and 8 out of 10 prefer the tails.
Completely agree, Greg. I'll take claws over tails any day of the week. Also, knuckles and I prefer females for the roe.
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#44 Post by Ken V » July 12th, 2019, 5:34 am

Brad Kane wrote:
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...I'll take claws over tails any day of the week. Also, knuckles and I prefer females for the roe.
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#45 Post by Doug Schulman » July 12th, 2019, 3:33 pm

Greg Mitrakas wrote:
July 11th, 2019, 7:39 pm
Lucky to live in Massachusetts this time of year. Great prices all over the place.

Put me squarely in the camp for preferring hard shells; and I prefer claw meat to tail meat. I'm probably in the minority in both these positions. Last big feed we had, I asked and 8 out of 10 prefer the tails.
I've eaten a lot of lobster with a lot of different people, and this is literally the first time I've heard of anyone preferring tails over claws.

I have a strong preference for soft shells.
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#46 Post by Dan Kravitz » July 12th, 2019, 4:37 pm

to all: It's been decades since I did the measurement, but I once weighed meat from 3 one-pound soft shells and 3 one-pound hard shells. From memory, Brad Kane is exactly right.

I also prefer claw meat to tail meat, with one exception: IMO the best meat in the lobster is the tail strap. Within the claws, I prefer the joint meat to the front claw.

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Re: 18 lobsters hanging on the wall..

#47 Post by Stuart BeauneHead Niemtzow » July 13th, 2019, 8:19 am

Ramon C wrote:
July 11th, 2019, 5:06 pm
Dan Kravitz wrote:
July 11th, 2019, 3:58 pm

For those interested, Stuart's description is accurate but incomplete. When buying lobsters, please note that:
soft shells have less meat, sweeter meat, tenderer meat
hard shells have more meat, brinier meat, tougher meat
Now that you posted this, I did notice this, but wasn't aware of this "rule"(?). For me, soft shells > hard ones.

Thanks, all, for the lobster knowledge here, especially on the local ones (live, spiny S African ones not easy to find in my NYC market). Helpful with my future buying.
Hard shells cost more because of their yield, as pointed out, and because they are durable enough to transport.

There is no real consensus in Maine which is preferable, though almost everyone I encounter prefer the softshells, for cost and taste and texture. (Actually find the softshells "brinier" as they are marinated in sea water until cooked and opened.

Were they equally priced, I think I'd still prefer softshells when in Maine.

An old lobsterman up here claims " once you've gone soft, you don't come back." Still not sure what he's talking about. His name is Virgil.
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Re: 18 lobsters hanging on the wall..

#48 Post by Claus Jeppesen » July 13th, 2019, 8:40 am

Ken V wrote:
July 12th, 2019, 5:34 am
Brad Kane wrote:
July 11th, 2019, 8:13 pm
...I'll take claws over tails any day of the week. Also, knuckles and I prefer females for the roe.
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The 3rd part of the lobster (when the tail s removed) is maybe the most delicate.
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