Near End of Summer Party with Swedish Crayfish!

Time to party with the crawdaddies! Swedish crayfish party at our place, August 24th for only $10/pp! See details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1508342322735152/

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UPDATED AUGUST 12, 2013, SEE SWEDISH CRAYFISH EVENT BELOW IN WHITBY, ON
It’s August and summer is near a close, but the weather is still warm enough to actually sit outside, so Swedes are busting out their bibs for a Swedish crayfish (crawfish to you Southerners) party! It’s not well-known that outside Louisiana, Swedes love crayfish and have eaten them since the 16th century. In fact, before the 20th century, crayfish were reserved for the wealthy class, as this scary looking “animal” was considered a true delicacy. Nowadays, most crayfish are either imported from China or Louisiana since crayfish is a bit rare to find in Sweden. So if you actually find Swedish crayfish, they are usually incredibly expensive.
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Today, crayfish are enjoyed by any class in the outdoors and are dill-infused and served with garlic bread, a strong cheese like Västerbotten (or even a Västerbotten cheese quiche called Västerbottenpaj

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