WASHINGTON -- To welcome summer Cajun-style, it's time to seek out an area crawfish boil.
If you've never had crawfish before, here's a brief how-to:
To host your own crawfish boil, the best place to get fresh fish is the Maine Avenue Fish Market; vendors there sell everything from straight-from-the-sea shrimp to fried catfish and steamed Maryland crabs.
Rather someone else do the dirty work? We've rounded up several area spots serving up a traditional Louisiana crawfish boil: