Crab cakes are an Eastern Shore treat. We love them, and visitors love them. If you've ever had one, you know what I'm talking about. Crab cakes are good eating and when we think seafood, that's what we want.
Not near the Eastern Shore? Don't despair, there are companies that will ship the good stuff to you. The famous Phillips is one of the many that offer crab cakes online.
Maryland Crab Cakes
Mention Maryland and many people will immediately think of crabs and crab cakes. It's an association that benefits the local seafood industry and people who appreciate good food. The best crab cakes use lump blue crab meat and just enough other ingredients to hold the meat together!
Barbara Mikulski, the US Senator from Maryland, even has her favorite crab cake recipe on her website. Now can you see how crab cakes are part of the regional identity?