Tag Archives: Lobsters

Switzerland Bans Citizens From Boiling Lobsters Alive

Source: Grub Street NY

The Swiss government has apparently considered the lobster, and decided the crustaceans must now be “stunned” before going into boiling water. As part of a big overhaul of Switzerland’s animal-rights laws, legislators in Bern have issued a ruling that says, as of March 1, “the practice of plunging …

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Macron Will Make Trump Eat Lobster and Caviar While He’s in Paris

Source: Grub Street NY

President Donald Trump does not have, how do you say, the most sophisticated palate. But much like he wouldn’t submit to Trump’s handshake tactics, French president Emmanuel Macron will not bend to Trump’s diet of rubbery steaks and fast food. (No Croque McDo for you, Donald!) The president will …

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Owner of 20-Pound Lobster Is Livid the TSA Took a Selfie With His Dinner

Source: Grub Street NY

On Sunday morning, seafood lover Christopher Stracuzza arrived at Boston’s Logan Airport for a flight back home to Georgia. He had a cooler he checked as oversize luggage because Dinnah — the colossal 20-pound lobster he’d acquired that weekend — wouldn’t fit into anything smaller. Enter TSA, which dedicates an …

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Maine’s Lobsters Could Go Extinct in 85 Years Because of Global Warming

Source: Grub Street NY

It’s been a full three weeks since the last round of dire seafood-related news, so to shake everyone out of their complacency, a new study by University of Maine scientists has dropped the bomb that rising ocean temperatures are such a problem for baby lobsters that …

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Waters Warm, and Cod Catch Ebbs in Maine

Source: NY Times Food

The Gulf of Maine’s waters are warming — faster than almost any ocean waters on earth, scientists say — and fish are voting with their fins for cooler places to live.

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There’s Something Crawling Around in This Swag Bag

Source: Washington City Paper Young & Hungry

Between all the galas, fundraisers, and VIP events, D.C. is a city swimming in swag bags. But EquityEats—a new restaurant crowdfunding platform in which investors earn profits, not just perks—may have just outdone them all at its launch party last night. As guests parted the event at Doi Moi, hosts handed out bags with live lobsters.

The idea came from EquityEats CEO Johann Moonesinghe as a way to promote one of their restaurants seeking funding called Lighthouse, which plans to serve a menu limited to burgers and whole lobsters.

“We were kind of like, ‘Are you serious?'” says Steve Lucas, the vice ...

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Cheap Food: Route 6 is continuing their super…

Source: Eater Philly

route6smallpic.jpgRoute 6 is continuing their super popular Lobster Mania, which means reduced priced pinchers for the month of November. Whether it’s a 3-pound lobster, fried lobster tails, or a delicious lobster roll, there’s something for all of you crustacean lovers. And while we’re lucky to get another month of good stuff for cheap, we wouldn’t wait to see if it continues in December. [EaterWire]

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