I went to Puerto Nuevo, Mexico, last week for the first time in 20 years (still getting used to talking about experiences from 20 years ago). If you haven't heard of it, Puerto Nuevo is about 30 minutes south of Tijuana in the Mexican state of Baja California.
Famous for Lobster, the town is largely a tourist destination with about 50 different restaurants that specialize in the crustacean. These aren't like Maine lobsters, they are California Spiny Lobsters, which have no big claws, but more tail and body meat. They are good eatin'! The prices range from $15 for a small (~1lb) lobster, up to $35 for a 3-4 pounder. All the restaurants there serve them with chips & salsa, rice, beans, tortillas and lotsa lime. You can choose from various cooking methods, including steamed, grilled and fried. The Place we visited even offered a Thermidor preparation, but we chose grilled. Check out my lobster slideshow....
A new favorite lobster blog: http://www.scrawlingclaw.com
and a really funny one by employees of Red Lobster: http://rlserver.blogspot.com/
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