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Crab Coups

BY Caroline Mayfield | August 1, 2017 | Feature Features

These restaurants prep Maryland crab dishes that deliver perfection all summer long.
The soft-shell crab tempura at Eric Ziebold's exceptional Kinship in Penn Quarter

It’s a flavor parade with chef Eric Ziebold’s Chesapeake Bay soft-shell crab tempura dish. The rich breaded crab tastes are highlighted with a rhubarb gazpacho and hints of sesame oil. 1015 Seventh St. NW, 202.737.7700

Blue Duck Tavern
Chef de cuisine Brad Deboy’s crispy soft-shell crab features garlic barbecue sauce, XO sauce and spring garlic—a combination that’s as fanciful as it is worthy of praise. 1201 24th St. NW, 202.419.6755

Black Salt
Upgrade your Sunday brunch with Black Salt’s poached eggs Chesapeake. The dish features chive biscuits, house Maryland blue crab cake and orange Old Bay hollandaise. Pair with a morning mimosa to kick off a Sunday with flair. 4883 MacArthur Blvd. NW, 202.342.9101

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