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'A Lobstrosity': Social Media Is Losing It Over Martha Stewart's Latest Meal Posting The 82-year-old caused quite a stir on Instagram this week.

By Emily Rella

Key Takeaways

  • Stewart recently shared a meal she had at Maison Barnes in New York City.
  • One particular photo of a lobster and chicken had her followers confused and wondering what exactly she was eating.
  • Maison Barnes is an extension of the upscale Café Boulud on the Upper East Side.
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Martha Stewart is no stranger to controversy and raising brows, but her latest Instagram post has many scratching their heads and questioning her culinary taste.

On Instagram Wednesday, Stewart posted photos of a meal she had at the newly opened dining experience Maison Barnes, which is connected to the upscale Café Boulud in Manhattan's Upper East Side.

The lifestyle maven dined on various dishes, including pâté, salads, vegetables, desserts and, most notably, a "roast chicken and lobster." The land and sea combo had the 82-year-old's followers reeling.

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In the first photo she posted, the dish shows a whole chicken placed inside a lobster to create what many of her fans started calling a "chobster."

Naturally, the unusual photograph had many talking, trying to figure out what — and how — exactly Stewart was eating.

"That's a lobstrosity," one commenter wrote.

"Martha what in fresh hell," another joked.

Unbothered, Stewart didn't seem to think twice about the look of the dish, barely addressing it in the caption.

Related: 'You Can't Possibly Get Everything Done': Martha Stewart Slams Remote Work, on 'Rampage' to Get Workers Back in the Office

"The wine list is sophisticated and excellent and the service delightful I cannot wait to return," she wrote nonchalantly.

According to Café Boulud's website, Maison Barnes is "dedicated to cultivating the French art de vivre," featuring a series of different "salon-like rooms."

The establishment does not list its menu online, and Café Boulud did not immediately respond to Entrepreneur's request for comment on what exactly the "chobster" is.

Emily Rella

Entrepreneur Staff

Senior News Writer

Emily Rella is a Senior News Writer at Entrepreneur.com. Previously, she was an editor at Verizon Media. Her coverage spans features, business, lifestyle, tech, entertainment, and lifestyle. She is a 2015 graduate of Boston College and a Ridgefield, CT native. Find her on Twitter at @EmilyKRella.

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