Weekly reviews of crab cakes around the MD and DC area

Feb 22, 2018

Basta Pasta

Basta Pasta is an Italian and seafood restaurant that started in 2004, and has grown to two locations (Fallston and Timonium). Their goal is simple - become the ultimate expression of what an Italian casual dining experience should be. They also strive to serve fresh and flavorful food using the finest available ingredients in the area. Did they meet those claims with their crab cakes? Let's find out!

Feb 22, 2018

The Mallet

The Mallet is a fairly large crab house and sports bar, located on the corner of Rt 1 and Mountain Rd in Fallston. Many other restaurants have been at this location, but the Mallet has been going strong since it took over the spot in 2011. There is something for everyone, ranging from enjoying a meal in their fancy dining room, to the inside Tiki Bar with 2 bars and live music, to cracking crabs and sippin' Bohs on the outside patio.  Whether you're brining the family or going out with your friends, The Mallet seems to offer something for everyone. And as any Maryland crab house, crab cakes are on the menu. How were they? Let's find out!

Feb 22, 2018

The Seafood Stop

Ah, yes. The seafood carryout. One of the many staples of the Baltimore landscape. Game day coming up? Need crabs for that big summertime feast? Don't want to cook? They've got you covered. And if you're up around the Fallston area, you've probably frequented The Seafood Stop. Or wish you had, once catching a whiff of wafting Old Bay while you pump your gas at WaWa, or shop for a new car. What started out as a crab truck back in 1989 has now turned into a brick and morter establishment. All along the way, The Seafood Stop has been known for their attention to quality and detail. So what does that mean for our beloved crab cakes? Read on and find out!