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Come Celebrate San Francisco’s Annual Crab Festival

From Fisherman’s Wharf and North Beach, to Union Square and the Mission, San Francisco’s neighborhoods salute the legendary Dungeness crab with inCRABible events throughout the month of February. Steamed, stuffed, baked or sauteed; enjoy all these eight-legged creatures have to offer.

San Francisco’s neighborhoods have special events – so check out the website for participating restaurants, recipes and activities.

Last year’s participating North Beach restaurants amd some of their special dishes include:

Columbus Avenue:
Andrew Jaeger’s House of Seafood & Jazz at The Condor
300 Columbus Avenue

The Stinking Rose, 325 Columbus Avenue
All Crab Cioppino
Dungeness Killer Crab Feast – 6 pounds
Surf and Turf (Prime Rib and Crab)

Steps of Rome Caffe, 348 Columbus Avenue
Crab Ravioli in a light tomato cream sauce

Steps of Rome Trattoria, 362 Columbus Avenue
Linguine with crabmeat, jumbo shrimp, extra virgin olive oil and organic garlic in a fresh tomato sauce

Ristorante Figaro, 414 Columbus Avenue
Risotto stuffed crab. Large steamed crab stuffed with a delicate and creamy shrimp risotto.

Calzone’s, 430 Columbus Avenue
Dungeness Crab Cocktail
Crab Meat
Crab Pizza
Fresh Fettucine with Crab
Dungeness Crab Salad

Panta Rei, 431 Columbus Avenue
Whole Dungeness Crab with Penne in a Spicy Tomato Sauce
Fresh Crab Ravioli

Abitare, 522 Columbus Avenue
Mechanical Crab Toys
Fancy Crab Match Boxes

Gold Spike, 527 Columbus Avenue
Crab Cioppino
Crab Bisque

Rose Pistola, 532 Columbus Avenue
Dungeness Crab Cioppino
Whole Roasted Dungeness Crab with Chili and Garlic

Ristorante Volare, 561 Columbus Avenue
Dungeness Granchio con Pasta

Piazza Pellegrini, 659 Columbus Avenue
Fresh Dungeness Crab Ravioli


Impala, 501 Broadway
Craboccino (crab bisque)

Mason Street:

Fior D’Italia, 2237 Mason Street
Dungeness Crab Salad

Union Street:

Pasta Pomodoro, 655 Union Street
Dungeness Crab Linguine Granchio

Iluna Basque, 701 Union (at Powell)
Fresh Dungeness Crab with Avocado and Lemon Dressing

Green Street:

O’Reilly’s Irish Bar & Restaurant, 622 Green Street
Galway Bay Crab Cakes
The Oscar Wilde Fresh Bay Crab Benedict
Samuel Beckett Omelette with Prawns and Crab.

Stockton Street:

Tony Nik’s, 1534 Stockton Street
Crabby Mary Shooters (Weekend’s only)

Mangarosa Restaurant, 1548 Stockton Street
Artichoke Crab Dip with Onions, Grana Padana and Parmesan Crostini

Palermo Delicatessan, 1556 Stockton Street
Crab Salad Sandwiches
Crab Cakes

Sponsored by the North Beach Chamber of Commerce

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  1. Jay Shapiro Says:

    International Olive Oil Festival selects Fort Lauderdale as host city
    Festival scheduled for March 2008

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 26th, 2007, Fort Lauderdale, FL. The International Olive Oil Festival, March 8-9, 2008 has selected Fort Lauderdale as its host city. The event will feature over 250 different brands of olive oil from Italy, Greece, France, Israel, Chile, Argentina, Morocco, Spain, France, Turkey, and the United States.

    Complimentary products such as tomatoes, pesto, pasta, wine, truffles, vinegars, olives, tapas, cosmetics, breads, and organic food products. In addition to food sampling, the event will feature live music, dancing, cooking demonstrations, an olive oil tasting competition, a recipe contest. Additionally International sporting demonstrations such as Italian olive pit spitting, bocce ball, Israeli krav maga demos, Turkish olive oil wrestling and belly dancing.

    The City of Fort Lauderdale was selected over five other possible venues due to its weather, strategic international business location, and supportive response from the city and local sponsors. The War Memorial Auditorium was chosen because it offers 20,000. square feet of newly renovated indoor exhibitor space, unlimited outdoor exhibitor space and an elevated stage for live performances.

    For more information on becoming a sponsor or exhibitor, please visit: or contact Jay Shapiro at 561-376-0033 or


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