My F&W
quick save (...)

Luxe Lobster: Mail-Order Pick

"It's lobster without bibs or hassle," says Cal Hancock of her Maine-based Hancock Gourmet Lobster Co. Since 2000, the company has specialized in excellent mail-order dishes. Hancock taught tourists how to eat whole lobsters at her grandmother's restaurant in the '60s; after 30 years in the Midwest working in health management, she returned to Maine to start her business in Cundy's Harbor, one of the oldest commercial lobstering villages in the state. Hancock's offerings include Pemaquid Point Lobster Pot Pies, a pastry-topped stew delivered in ceramic ramekins ($60 for four, plus shipping), and Downeast Lobster Rolls, which Hancock describes as "lobster plus lobster with just a little mayonnaise," ($63 for six). The latest addition: Christmas Cove Lobster Cakes, coated in crisp panko, Japanese bread crumbs ($60 for eight). DETAILS 800-552-0142 or

Published August 2004
You Might Also Like


Add A Comment

    Add a Comment

    See our terms
    You must be logged in to comment. or
    The Dish
    Receive delicious recipes and smart wine advice 4x per week in this e-newsletter.
    The Wine List Weekly pairing plus best bottles to buy.
    F&W Daily One sensational dish served fresh every day.
    American Express Publishing ("AEP") may use your email address to send you account updates and offers that may interest you. To learn more about the ways we may use your email address and about your privacy choices, read the AEP Privacy Statement.
    How we use your email address
    Congratulations to Nicholas Elmi, winner of Top Chef: New Orleans, the 11th season of Bravo's Emmy-Award winning, hit reality series.

    Already looking forward to next year (June 19-21, 2015)? Relive your favorite moments from the culinary world's most sensational weekend in the Rocky Mountains.