Lobsters Walking!

Your next free meal is crawling your way.
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The Florida Spiny Lobster is walking, thanks to the recent hurricanes that passed through the Keys. Our Keys lobsters are taking a mass holiday and sauntering up the coast close to shore -- they're expected to reach Miami today and Palm Beach tomorrow. Intrepid foodies, pull out those lobster gloves and nets, because grabbing our favorite decapod is going to be like shooting fish in a barrel -- a Lantana fisherman told me last night we should be able to practically wade out from shore to grab our dinner. But don't get greedy: the legal take is 6 lobsters per person.

-- Gail Shepherd

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