Eating lobster can be a messy endeavor—but, one that is well-worth the effort.
Lobster tastes delicious, but eating it can be messy. If there were a tidy way to do it, restaurants wouldn’t supply their
customers with a bib, but the succulent meat makes all the effort worthwhile. Although techniques can vary depending on local
tradition and personal preference, here’s a general guide that will help you get the most out of your next lobster dinner.
View Recipe: Steamed Lobster
Snap off the flippers, and push the meat out of the shell using a fork at the flipper end of the tail.
Twist off the claws, and gently move the pincher from side to side until you feel it snap. Gently pull it away.