Tag Archives: Jon rowley

Let The Crab Crackers Eat Cake

Last night, eight of us gathered at my pad to get our crab cracking and drink on with the venerable king of seafood (and all edibles that taste good in this world), Jon Rowley. Dubbed The Fish Missionary by Julia Child, the accomplished (yet uber-modest) Rowley has a ton of write-ups on him ranging from […]

Continue Reading

Late Night Oyster Picnic

If I ask you to join me on a two-hour bus trip from Seattle to Shelton, WA on the South Puget Sound to go on an night time walk on the beach in late December, I suspect you will come up with a polite excuse for having to wash your hair that night or needing to tend to your sick […]

Continue Reading

Monday date night – Part III

For a smokin’ $20 deal, you can spend an hour with seafood legend Jon Rowley and five other crab enthusiasts at Capitol Hill’s Taylor Shellfish learning how to crack a crab with minimal mess and maximum meat output. With the intimacy of a small dinner party setting, Taylor Shellfish assembles a proper communal table stocked with everything you need for the […]

Continue Reading

Monday date night: Part II

With distended bellies and an hour to kill before the headline event of the night – Jon Rowley’s crab cracking class – my eating companion and I set out for La Bete on foot.  Only like Sitka & Spruce on Monday nights, La Bete’s low-lit cool space takes on a new dimension. The normally French-themed […]

Continue Reading

Monday date night: Part 1

Like many of you, I have a slight disdain of Mondays, knowing there are four more days in the week before I can engage in debauchery with minimal implications the next day. I may have to reconsider my stance as I recently discovered Monday is a strong candidate for best date night: There is no drama and […]

Continue Reading