There are more than 4,000 varieties of crab in the world, but the Dungeness has its own unique cachet for San Franciscans. Found along the Pacific Coast from Mexico to Alaska, but particularly in Northern California, it's especially tasty and abundant during January and February, giving us something to live for during these dark and drizzly months. The best way to eat it is to crack it open at the table, dig the milky-white chunks of meat from the shell with your fingers, dip them into a tub of melted butter, and convey this sweet, briny, succulent eau de mer to your... More >>>