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Lobster

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Past Is Prologue

And the history of how these crustaceans became a ‘fancy’ food

Photo of a lobster roll on a plate with a cup of beer next to it.
Photo of a lobster roll on a plate with a cup of beer next to it.

I’m a dyed-in-the-wool New Englander. I’ve lived in London for nearly a decade, yet I still staunchly meditate on the following stations of the cross: I am vocal and vociferous behind the wheel. I feel a personal kinship to the works of Stephen King. But, most importantly, I’m not a little bitch about the winter, and summer is not summer without a lobster roll.

After being stuck at home in lockdown for months, I decided to treat myself with a seafood delivery box. …

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