Sheapshead Bay Lobster Crawl

October 3, 2008

Umamiventure #12: Sheepshead Bay Pt. 2 (Randazzo’s Clam Bar)

by Kayoko Akabori

Preface: Umamiventure #12: Sheepshead Bay, Pt. 1 (Jordan’s Lobster Dock) On the morning of our trek out to Jordan’s Lobster Dock, I was cruising the net and happened upon ravings of another seafood shack in Sheepshead Bay, Randazzo’s Clam Bar. Started in 1916 as a fish market, Randazzo’s has built their reputation on fresh seafood, […]

October 1, 2008

Yamahomo’s Comment on Umamiventure #12

by Moto Yamamoto

You saw them, they were lobster rolls. No, it should have been said “shit load of lobster meat on a hot dog bun.” There should be a clear indication of how lobster rolls are being served. They had lobster bisque with or without meat, so lobster rolls should have had a choice of “as is” […]

September 29, 2008

Umamiventure #12: Sheepshead Bay Pt. 1 (Jordon’s Lobster Dock)

by Kayoko Akabori

Last week’s Umamiventure was to Jordan’s Lobster Dock, in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn. My friend Christine had told me about Jordan’s on Long Island, and after some vigorous online research, I found that the original Jordan’s had been in Sheepshead Bay since 1938. What’s fascinating is the lobster rolls are a very regionally specific creation. As […]