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Pearl Dive Will Fly in 300 Pounds of Crawfish for its Annual Boil

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Missy Frederick is the Cities Director for Eater.

Pearl Dive won't be skimping on the seafood for the restaurant's annual crawfish boil. They'll be flying 300 pounds of crawfish across 1,200 miles for the event, which is scheduled for April 19. Here are some more fun stats:

1,200: How many miles the seafood will travel from Crowley, La.
300: Pounds of crawfish that will be flown in for the event
200: Ears of corn going into the boil
200: Addie's Rolls prepped by pastry chef Carri-anne Hamer
72: How many hours it will take to prep the pig (including brining) from Brad Parker's Pipe Dreams farm
60: Pounds of pig served alongside the seafood
50: Pounds of potatoes in the boil
25 pounds of butter Hamer will use for the rolls and desserts
10: Pounds of Cajun Slap Ya Mama seasoning used for the boil
10: Gallons of batched hurricanes prepped by bar manager E. Jay Apaga
8: Pounds of flour used by Hamer
6: Sheet trays of lemon bars and pecan bars being prepared

Pearl Dive Oyster Palace

1612 14th Street Northwest, , DC 20009 (202) 319-1612 Visit Website