Food

Best of Arlington: The Quarterdeck

Maryland Envy

Don’t feel like road-tripping to the Eastern Shore? Grab a table at the Quarterdeck, where blue crabs are steamed to order at least through mid-October. All you need are a Bud Light, some slaw, and a mallet. It’s not fancy, but no good crab shack is.

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Ann Limpert
Executive Food Editor/Critic

Ann Limpert joined Washingtonian in late 2003. She was previously an editorial assistant at Entertainment Weekly and a cook in New York restaurant kitchens, and she is a graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education. She lives in Logan Circle.

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