Friday, April 20, 2012
Gov. Martin O'Malley announced the juvenile crab population is at its highest level on record and encouraged residents to buy local crabs.
While at Mike’s Crab House in Riva on Thursday, Gov. Martin O'Malley announced that the Chesapeake Bay’s blue crab population is the highest it’s been in almost 20 years. Not only are there 66 percent more crabs in the bay than last year, the juvenile crab population is at its highest level on record at 587 million, O’Malley said. “In 2008, I told you the crab population was at a 19-year low,” O'Malley said. “Because of a different set of better choices that all of us have made together, I’m glad to report that the population of the blue crab is at a 19-year-high.” According to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources' (DNR) annual winter dredge survey, approximately 764 million crabs spent their winter in the bay and the juvenile crab…
Monday, December 12, 2011
Patch rounds up some of our favorite places to eat seafood in the Glen Burnie area.
Monday, December 12, 2011
Patch editors and contributors named their favorite seafood spots. What’s yours? Glen Burnie Best known for its steamed crabs, almost every Glen Burnie resident has stopped through Seaside Restaurant & Crab House at least once. I admit I have to be in a special mood to pick crabs, so when my dad and I frequent this restaurant I usually decide to turn a crab pretzel into a meal while I watch him pick apart his crabs or shrimp. —Maya T. Prabhu, Glen Burnie Patch local editor Pasadena While most may not consider this Italian restaurant when seeking a seafood menu, Bella Napoli has won the Maryland Seafood Festival's Cream of Crab Soup Cook-Off two years in a row. In addition to their award-winning crab soup, the restaurant features appetizers…
Sunday, August 21, 2011
Steamed crabs and much more at this restaurant in Glen Burnie.
Seaside Restaurant & Crab House serves all your traditional seafood entrees, as well as steamed crabs. If you are not into seafood, they still offer other options on their menu such as prime rib, chicken wraps and cheese steak subs. Monday through Thursday specials are $12.95 (available after 4 p.m.). They offer indoor and outdoor seating. Outdoors is weather proof with picnic tables. It is a bit small in both places so you are in close quarters with other patrons. Parking also can be challenging since it is always crowded with a limited amount of spaces on their lot. However, this doesn’t keep anyone away since they are known to sometimes have an hour wait. Seaside also has a Pasadena location that serves breakfast on Saturdays and …