Chelsea Market, 75 Ninth Ave., nr. 15th St.; 212-255-5672
When the urge to throw a Big Easy–style crawfish boil hits, it can be hard finding the critters in this Yankee town. Luckily, live ones are typically available on Fridays and Saturdays at the Lobster Place. And should you need a midweek fix, tail meat and bagged crawfish are always available in the freezer case. Live crawfish, $10.95 per pound; call to reserve. Three-pound pre-seasoned crawfish-boil bags, $19.95 each; tail meat, $23.95 for a one-pound bag.