Hairy Crab, a National Treasure!

Hairy Crab, a National Treasure!

Each year in the city of Suzhou the lakes are bustling with this years crop of Hairy Crabs… Only one time a year are these prized creatures available. The first crop is  in antipation as if a new baby was being born. Chef’s and patrons alike wait to see what the price will be, and when the first of these prized creatures will arrive on the market.

Once the season begins they can be found anyhere from supermarkets to the most expensive restaurants. Each establishment does all they can to secure the best of thst years harvest. A true Chinese tradition!