The 5 Best Lobsters Newberg and Thermidor in NYC This Week

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National Lobster Newberg Day is March 25! If you don’t already have it in your calendar, you might not know the dish. Lobster Newberg -- alternately spelled “Newburg” -- is lobster cooked in a base of brandy or sherry, heavy cream, butter, and egg yolk. The recipe was created in 1876 at New York’s own Delmonico’s by a sea captain named (plot twist) Ben Wenberg. The lobster was served as “à la Wenberg” until a falling out between Delmonico and Wenberg inspired an anagrammatic name change. Read more…