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Luxe Lobster

BY Nevin Martell | June 16, 2017 | Feature Features

This summer, get your claws on these decadent dishes starring the royal crustaceans.
Chef Eric Ziebold's lobster French toast at Kinship

Lobster Grilled Cheese
Golden-grilled white bread bookends rich lobster salad, a gooey capelet of locally sourced baby Swiss cheese and a slather of sweet ‘n’ savory bacon jam. $19, The Fairmont Lobby Bar and Lounge, 2401 M St. NW

Gangster Bomba Rice
When you post a picture on Instagram of this monstrous mélange of lobster, Spanish red prawns, fried soft shell crabs, sea urchin and octopus, you’ll hashtag it #clawesome. $75, Arroz, 901 Massachusetts Ave. NW

Lobster Pot Pie
A buttery shroud of puffed-up pastry hides a full lobster lavished with brandied cream and a passel of seasonal vegetables. $78, Bourbon Steak, 2800 Pennsylvania Ave. NW

Wok Smoked Lobster
Arriving on a bed of crispy fried spinach, the cardinal-red clawboy is enriched with a gingery, garlicky soy glaze. Market price, TenPenh, 7900 Westpark Dr., McLean, Va.

Lobster French Toast
The luxuriant breakfast-meets-dinner bestseller stars a mound of butter-poached lobster and a rich sesame mousse, along with cucumbers and persimmon for a touch of lightness. $30, Kinship, 1015 Seventh St. NW

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