Spend a lazy evening cracking crabs, drinking beer, and licking all the good spices off your fingers. Experience the magic of crab boils, a great Chesapeake tradition that we recreate each summer in New York.
Benefiting The Edible Schoolyard Project
Chesapeake Style Crab Feast
Crab boils date back centuries to the early days of the Chesapeake Bay. So when each summer rolls around, everyone craves the tradition of cracking, banging, busting, and sucking crabs around a table accompanied by friends and a few pitchers of beer. Crab boils at Back Forty are, bar none, the finest in the city. Few are as generous with the crabs and none match the deliciousness of their own fingerlicking spice blend.
They will dump a mountain of spiced crabs onto newspaper wrapped tables and serve it with other hand eaten side dishes like stone ground cornbread, corn on the cob, boiled new potatoes, and string beans. Then they'll come back around with hand towels for the clean up and summer fruit cobblers for dessert.
If you haven’t experienced one, you’ve got to try it. If you’re an old hand, well, then you already know. There’s nothing like it. Price includes crabs, fixings, and dessert. Beverages are an additional cost.
- Three courses included in ticket price
- Beverages and alcohol may be purchased seperately at the venue
- Tax and gratuity included
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