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Have You Ever Eaten Crawfish?

Before we sat down to John Besh's Tails and Ales Lunch in Aspen, PartySugar told me she'd never eaten crawfish before. "I've never had them," she told me, "but I have a feeling that I'll love them!" It's true there aren't too many crawfish to be had in San Francisco. California is a far cry away from my hometown of Houston, TX, where I grew up eating "mudbugs," as they're called, by the dozen as a kid. Have you had crawfish before?

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AmberHoney AmberHoney 5 years
Sometimes Popeye's has these on their menu. Delicious!
lickety-split lickety-split 5 years
Omg, at a business dinner in Houston I mentioned I had never had them. Shortly after I was "served" an upside down bowl as a special treat. When I picked up the bowl a live crawfish was underneath. I screamed like it was a freaking alien!!!No! Not for eating :raspberry:
lickety-split lickety-split 5 years
Omg, at a business dinner in Houston I mentioned I had never had them. Shortly after I was "served" an upside down bowl as a special treat. When I picked up the bowl a live crawfish was underneath. I screamed like it was a freaking alien!!! No! Not for eating :raspberry:
gingirl gingirl 5 years
Love them! Didn't grow up with them in NY, but had them in Oklahoma and loved them! One of the main reasons I've been wanting to go down South again is to eat those bad boys. ;)
Spectra Spectra 5 years
No, because I can't get them here and I've never been to Louisiana to eat them. I have a feeling I'd probably like them, though.
jmorri26 jmorri26 5 years
if you're eating them only "by the dozen", you've never had good crawfish. Good crawfish are eaten by the pounds. As a kid, I could do a couple lbs in a sitting, more as an adult.
ngocnguyen ngocnguyen 5 years
I loveee crawfish cajun style with corn, sausage, and potatoes.
courtneyd courtneyd 5 years
Ooooh, I miss my dad's crawfish boils. When I go home, he generally either makes that or BBQ for me. I've thought about having some crawfish shipped to the Bay area and having a crawfish boil party.
Sundaydrive Sundaydrive 5 years
We used to catch crawfish whenever we'd go to the river, but we always let them go.
amber512 amber512 5 years
Nope, no animals for me.
amber512 amber512 5 years
Nope, no animals for me.
danaruth danaruth 5 years
Yes, in New Orleans. But I've never eaten them whole, pinch-the-tail-suck-the-heads-style. Don't think I'm brave enough for that. ;)
HoneyBrown1976 HoneyBrown1976 5 years
yes and I love them
HoneyBrown1976 HoneyBrown1976 5 years
yes and I love them
sevendayrain sevendayrain 5 years
I'm from houston too!! I love them!!
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