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Best Crab Cake

Regiís American Bistro

1002 Light St., (410) 539-7344

Posted 9/22/2004

Did you really think we would send you to an Anne Arundel County factory for a damn crab cake, especially when thereís an outstanding specimen right here in the city? Always cozy Regiís, a pioneering Federal Hill bistro, pan-sears its jumbo lump crab cake, held together with just enough mayonnaise and panko (those totally-in Japanese-style bread crumbs) and seasoned with a sprinkling of parsley and a soupÁon of Dijon mustard. Throw in some smashed roasted garlic potatoes and seasonal vegetables, and what youíve got is a thoroughly up-to-date and citified adaptation of the classic Eastern Shore crab cake. And unlike so many other restaurants with masterful crab cakes, the rest of Regiís menu isnít crap.

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Other Awards for Best Crab Cake:

Pappas, 9/16/2009

Perring Place, 9/17/2008

Duda's Tavern, 9/19/2007

Buddy's Elliott Street Bar and Grille, 9/20/2006

Crab Cake Factory, 9/21/2005

Patrick's of Pratt Street, 9/17/2003

Faidley Seafood, 9/18/2002

The Backfin, 9/13/2000

Crossroads, 9/15/1999

Gunning's Seafood Restaurant, 9/17/1997

Faidley Seafood, 9/18/1996

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