This Weekend, the Hudson Channels the Chesapeake at the Maryland Blue Crab Feast in Chelsea

Pretend the Hudson is the Chesapeake this weekend at the first Hammer & Claws Blue Crab Feast: This Maryland-style fest–all the crabs you can eat, plus all you can drink and live music–takes place at the Terminal Warehouse in Chelsea.  The festival is sponsored by Josh Morgan of Choptank restaurant and Demanding Ventures, and a portion of the proceeds go to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.

On Saturday and Sunday, September guests can attend either the first seating from 12 to 4pm or the second seating from 7 to 11 p.m.  Tickets (available here) are $118 for adults,  $45 for kids 6-12 and kids under 6 are free! Check out the menu below:


Maryland Blue Crabs

steamed on site, covered in Old Bay

Traditional Kosher Hot Dogs


Corn on the Cob

sweet white corn from the Eastern shore

Jalapeño Olive Oil Cole Slaw

Greek Yukon Gold Potato Herb Salad

Southern Style Cornbread

Mean Beans by Ricks Picks

crispy dilly beans pickled w/ cayenne and fresh dill



Old-fashioned Banana Pudding

Valrhona Chocolate Pudding

Cupcakes by Crumbs (Friday Night Only)



Abita Light

malted barley, the finest hops, German lager yeast and pristine Abita Springs water

Abita Amber

Munich style lager brewed with crystal malt and Perle hops

Abita Purple Haze

American style wheat beer with raspberry puree


Light & Mildly Inclement

light rum, Domaine de Canton, fresh lime, angostura bitters, soda water

Opening Act

campari, Domaine de Canton, fresh lime


Izze Sparkling Juice

O.N.E. Coconut Water




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