Is Lobster Just Another Fish in the Sea?

Lobster lovers may not know this, but lobster wasn’t always considered a luxury food. During the 1600s, this delicious seafood was plentiful and considered a normal meal for those living near the ocean. Lobsters were considered a “poor man’s food” during this time, and prisoners and servants were usually fed the dish by European colonists. Because lobsters were so abundant, those with wealth weren’t interested in eating meals with lobster.

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