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Bull on the Barn Bayshore Crab House in Newport NJ

A few weeks ago the sweetie and I took a Sunday drive down to Fortescue and the surrounding area, wanting to see how the area was (or wasn’t) recovering from Hurricane Sandy. The beach was pretty deserted save for fisherman and the bane of their catch, the local Horseshoe Crabs. Damaged homes lined the beach front area still, and it was an eerie sight passing some still with their Halloween decorations up – a sign of normal life cut abruptly short at the end of last October.

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Crabby’s in Mays Landing, New Jersey

Crabby'sThe other weekend, the sweetie had a hunger for some crabs and suggested we head on out to Crabby’s in Mays Landing. He’d been there before, I never had but was up for giving it a try. He warned repeatedly that it was definitely a bit of a “dive” but when it comes to crab joints, what do you expect?

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3 Great Non-Chain Seafood Restaurants in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

There is absolutely no reason to ever set food in a chain restaurant when in Philly.

Seriously. That’s like going to the Olive Garden when in New York City. I just don’t get it.

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Devon Seafood Grill in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

This Rittenhouse Square restaurant is a favorite for people-watching—and for the food

Devon Seafood Grill in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has been a popular Rittenhouse Square destination for fine dining in a posh atmosphere for many years. This seafood restaurant came to Philly in the 1990s as the area began to see tremendous revitalization with new shopping and dining establishments. Previously the space had been home to a Houlihan’s, not exactly the best use of a prime Center City restaurant location.  While still a chain—Devon has four locations nationwide—this restaurant has become extremely popular with those looking for a quality seafood lunch or dinner, a chance to people-watch the traffic around the Square, and also an upscale bar scene.

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