5 Best Things I Ate and Drank in February

Crab swimming in melted butter at Little Cleo's in Phoenix
Crab swimming in melted butter at Little Cleo's in Phoenix
Lauren Saria

This month's best bites can be found all over town -- literally so, in the case of the smoothie from one of my new favorite food trucks, which travels to Tempe, Phoenix, and Chandler in any given week. Many of the memorable bites come from places I just recently discovered, proving that there's always room for a new favorite restaurant in your life. Assuming that you make an effort to look.

I hope you get to try some of it for yourself.

See also: 5 Best Things I Ate and Drank in January

Warm Jar of King Crab and Butter with Grilled Bread

Before this month I'd never stepped foot inside Little Cleo's, the Sam Fox seafood restaurant at The Yard in Central Phoenix. Now that I have, I'm sure I'll be back. In addition to a impressive lineup of oysters sourced from all over the world, the restaurant serves this decadent small plate -- although at $21, it's certainly not small in price. It's pretty much impossible not to enjoy a jar of warm, melted butter brimming with pieces of King crab meat. You can scoop up the pieces (with adorable, tiny forks) to enjoy on their own, or use them to top a pieces of crusty white bread. Whatever you do, don't forget more bread to soak up the excess butter.



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