A few months ago there was a thread on lobsters and a few posters said you haven't lived until you've had a Maine lobster. That thread gave me a hankering to try one of those bad boys so I started calling all the finer dining establishments in my area and no, not a one of them served Maine lobster (I was soooo disappointed).
Well, a several weeks ago Red Lobster was advertising a lobster/shrimp/crab fest promotion on TV and the ad said they had Maine lobster. I didn't give it a second thought because surely
they couldn't really
have Maine lobster when fine dining places didn't have them, right?
In the meantime I just bought some frozen tails at Meijers and sure enough they tasted just like everyother lobster I've had in my life. In a word.........completely bland and tastless
. The only part that tastes good is the margarine (can't stand butter, myself) and lemon.
So, I keep seeing that commercial on TV and it's making me drool it looks so good, and I just suddenly decided to call my local Red Lobster & ask about it. The lady said, yes, they had a plate with a 5 oz. Maine + a 6 oz.
I ordered it "carry out" because, as I stated before, I hate real butter (because it upsets my stomach) and Red Lobster doesn't serve margarine as an alternative. They wrapped it up really good & everything was still warm by the time I got home (10 minute ride).
OK, I bring it home & I eat the Maine one first. Oh.....My.....Gawd! It was absolutely DEVINE
!! It was actually sweet
(I had no idea!), almost like how a really good snow crab can be sweet. I then ate the Rock tail and yes, I wanted to spit it out.....it was so tasteless.
So, I'm forever ruined now. I can NEVER go back to those other
BTW I was chatting with the server & she said you can order a 20 oz. Maine for..........$60
and guess who's starting a jelly jar of spare $'s for that very purpose? ...........Hey, I'm worth it
And THAT'S the end of my lobster tale.