These is some debate over the origins as well as the ingredients of Lobster Thermidor, a classic French dish. Some historians believe Lobster Thermidor was first introduced in 1894 by Marie’s, a popular Paris restaurant. The Lobster Thermidor recipe was created for the premiere of ‘Thermidor’, a play by Victorien Sardou. The play takes it name for one of the months of the Fresh republican calendar, known as the month of heat (July 19th- August 17th). Another story credits the dish to Chef Tony Girod at Café de Paris, also in Paris. Others believe it was named by Napoleon when he tasted it in the month of Thermidor. Here is our New England version of this luxurious lobster dish.
Being ex-easterners we know Lobster. This quality is just not available in California at any price. And as for real STEAMERS “Fuhgeddaboutit”. My shipment arrived at 9:30 local time. Just right for our 3:00 P.M. lobester-fest. I’ll definitely be a repeat customer. My family has already ordered a repeat performance for August.
–Mike Kellers, Lakewood, CA
August 15, 2015
quick Instagram search for #lobsters brings up an army of bright red crustaceans, straight out of a children’s guide to ‘Under the Sea’. That’s not all, though, you’ll also find plenty of snaps of unfortunate beach goers who, after a few too many hours’ sun-seeking, have found themselves as “red as a lobster”. Unsurprisingly, then, […]