The MET Restaurant Group Announces The Ninth Annual Soft Shell Crab Festival

Greater Boston Restaurant Offering Diners 30 Ways and 30 Days of the Delicious Crustacean
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BOSTON - May 14, 2014 - PRLog -- WHAT:          Beginning May 13th – June 11th, 2014, The MET Restaurant Group will host its Ninth Annual Soft Shell Crab Festival serving the delicious crustacean 30 ways in 30 days. Hailing from Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay, soft shell crabs have tantalized the taste buds of seafood lovers across the globe.  The MET has explored a variety of flavors and techniques that reveal the best of this culinary creature and will offer a special soft shell crab dish each night from mid-May to mid-June.

Guests will enjoy some very crustacean creations including Soft Shell Monte Cristo, Corn meal Crusted Crab with corn silk, favas and pea tendrils, Tempura Fried Crab with soy peanut sauce and cucumber noodles, and Chili Crab Pizza topped with fried crab, sweet chili and arugula. For the purist, soft shell crabs will also be available meuniére style daily.

The MET Back Bay and Metropolitan Club Soft Shell Crab Festival will kick-off on May 13th and will run thru June 11th, 2014. For more information on MET Back Bay, please visit, or call 617.267.0451. For information on The Metropolitan Club, visit or call 617.731.0600.

WHERE:          The MET Back Bay | 279 Dartmouth Street | Boston, MA 02116

The Metropolitan Club | 1210 Boylston Street | Chestnut Hill, MA

WHEN:          The Soft Shell Crab Festival will take place from May 13th – June 11th, 2014.

COST:          Prices vary.


Samples Include:

Soft Shell Monte Cristo

Corn meal Crusted Crab

with corn silk, favas and pea tendrils

Tempura Fried Crab

with soy peanut sauce and cucumber noodles

Chili Crab Pizza

topped with fried crab, sweet chili, and arugula

About MET Group

MET Group, founded by Kathy Sidell Trustman in 2004, is comprised of The Metropolitan Club in Chestnut Hill, MET Bar & Grill in Dedham and Natick, MET Back Bay and now Met on Main on Nantucket. The Metropolitan Club is a modern steakhouse offering world-class meats traditionally prepared and with twists on old favorites creating today’s classics. For more information, visit  The MET Bar & Grills, featuring the famous MET Burger Bar, has locations at the Natick Mall and Legacy Place in Dedham. These fun restaurants serve American fare with a touch of sophistication. For more information, visit

MET Back Bay occupies an historic brick townhouse on the corner of Newbury and Dartmouth Street and offers the best of Boston cooking, with a complete and varied dining experience.  If you’re in the mood for a quick, casual bite at the bar or a long, festive and elegant dinner for family and friends or an intimate midnight snack in a romantic corner, you’ll find the perfect spot at MET Back Bay.  For more information, visit

Met on Main is an Island Café located in the heart of Nantucket serving up American fare with an Island flare. For more information, visit

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