Key West Lobsterfest: We Chased That Tail (Photos)

Photos by Carina Ost
The tagline for the Key West Lobsterfest is "A Celebration of our favorite Crustacean!" and that was reason enough for us to chase that tail. The four-day celebration really hit the streets this past Saturday with a concert and street fair open to the public.

There were lobster tacos, lobster mac & cheese, lobster grilled cheese, lobster ceviche, honey tempura lobster, and endless more preparations (cue Bubba talking about shrimp) but the full-on tail was the real teaser and street pleaser. Mere words won't do the sight of people sitting on the sidewalk devouring $22 lobster justice, so here are some photos.

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The Flying Monkeys crew was busy removing the heads from those glorious tails.

Although, lobster heads were also celebrated by some.

Some lobsters got to chill out with a cold one.

Other lobsters had their tails dipped in honey batter before being thrown in hot oil until they got golden.

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