One hour (or more) long line for a lobster roll! I refuse to stay such a long line to get my lunch on a work day – who has time? At the same time, I was somewhat intrigued by the lobster rolls that made people to stay out in muggy DC weather for an hour to eat $15-18 lunch.
Before these reviews of lobster rolls, I have to disclaim that I am not an expert on lobsters or grew up eating them on a weekly basis. I know good food and believe that ocean already made lobsters so tasty – all we need to do is heat it to perfection without too much of bells and whistles.
Why lobsters are sustainable and expensive?
Lobster recommendations in DC (in no particular order);
Red Hook Lobster Truck [4.5 oz lobster meat]
BGR – The Burger Joint [5 oz lobster meat]
Luke’s Lobster [4 oz lobster meat]
PS. Checkout this stop-motion animation of Luke’s Lobster Roll.
All above three lobster rolls are equally good it their own right. Now, here are some other lobster rolls that I would be hesitant to recommend.
Au bon pain [4 oz lobster meat]
When Quiznos introduced the lobster and seafood salad sub, they promoted with this eco-video which shows setting four protagonist lobsters free into the wild. Choose
The narrator ends the video by saying, “We couldn’t help but wonder if what we’d done was just a big contradiction. It’s not their fault, they taste so good.” Indeed!
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