What Is the Difference Between Clams, Mussels, Oysters & Scallops?

If you're new to eating seafood, you might be wondering about the differences between clams, mussels, oysters, and scallops. Worry not, we've got the skinny on all of these satisfying shellfish. When...

Olympia Oyster Bar | Boise - NE Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Olympia Oyster Bar has been on my radar to try since seeing a shellfish demo in Ensenada by Chef-owner Maylin Chavez who hails from Tijuana. I headed there post-Proud Mary nap, https://www.chowhoun...

Kee Oyster House, White Plains: tasty summer fare...

by gutreactions 3 years ago

I've literally been eating it all up this summer. One of my favorite stops in Westchester is Kee Oyster House on Court St., White Plains. The happy hours from 4 to 7 pm draw a crowd for their speci...

Happy Hour @ Rustic House Oyster Bar | San Carlos

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Last Wednesday three of us got together for happy hour at Rustic House Oyster Bar and Grill in San Carlos. A first time for each of us, we were pleased with the quality and value found here.

A glorious week in New Orleans

by mrshoho 8 months ago

Since we're working remotely during Covid, my husband and I decided to rent a shotgun house off St. Charles in the Milan area, and work from Nola for the last week of March. Since we've been spend...

"Off-The-Hook Fish Market," 13461 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill - A gratifying seafood haul

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 8 months ago

For someone who lives way up north, finding a good fish monger that stock western seafood products ( especially oyster in the shell ) can be quite challenging. Very often, a special trip all the wa...

Fresh Oysters

by JayDK 1 year ago

When Covid hit, this oyster farmer was in trouble with restaurants shut down. They cleverly changed their marketing to pre sell from their website and drop off at a central point. Excellent quali...

Some interesting offerings and finds close to my hood... Richmond Hill/Markham

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 1 year ago

Taking advantage of Diana's Oyster Bar ( Markham branch ), ' Buck-a-shuck ' special. Had a mineral and protein rich lunch of a couple dozen oysters plus Cherry stone clams. Followed by ' Curb-side ...

What the heck do I do with smoked oysters?!

by punkgrrl25 7 years ago

My mother in law was staying with us over the holidays and after she left I discovered that I am now the proud owner of a can of smoked oysters. For Christmas Eve she put them out in a bowl with cr...

Happy Hour @ Central Market | Petaluma

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Just about a year ago I stopped by Central Market to call in a favor Chef Tony promised me. And stayed for happy hour (daily 5pm to 6pm) with a glass of Raventos I Blanc Rosé Cava brut, $16. Ch...

Lots and Lots of Oysters

by Querencia 1 year ago

I am just posting this to break everybody's heart. I have an extended family member who is a waterman (commercial fisherman) on Chesapeake Bay sailing out of St Michael's where he lives. During the...

Hog Island Oysters & Staples online store (plus local delivery in Marin & Sonoma counties)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Hog Island has a helpful splash page to see which locations are open and which are closed in the time of Covid-19. Currently the Larkspur store is operating for to-go orders and delivery. The farm ...

Seafood Breakfast

by Gastronomos 2 years ago

Chowhounds, I'm in search of seafood served at breakfast. A seafood omelet or any other preparation will suffice. Anywhere in Nassau County or Western Suffolk. All recommendations are Highly...

best place for oysters on Tomales Bay?

Robert Lauriston
by Robert Lauriston 7 years ago

Googling I find: Saltwater Oyster Depot in Inverness Tomales Bay Oyster Co. Tony's Marshall Store Hog Island Oyster Co. Nick's Cove

Mississippi oyster farms lose thousands of oysters

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Majority of oysters planted in the Mississippi Sound are dead following opening of the Bonnet Carre' Spillway.

Large Raw Oysters

by cutipie721 2 years ago

I'd like to make fried oysters. The ones commonly available that are meant to be eaten raw are way too small and will shrink into nothing once cooked. Do you know where I can find some big oyster...

Is it safe to eat these oysters?

by Brillig 4 years ago

Two weeks ago, my mother bought two pints of oysters at Costco. They look just like this: http://swede.typepad.com/.a/6a0120a7d7b7c3970b0147e039dc40970b-750wi The "Sell By" date is today, and w...

Why are my baked oysters bitter?

by SDZoom 2 years ago

We just bought them at 99 Ranch in SoCal. Baked them for 450 deg for 10 min. Some were closed, some partially opened but we haven't had good success at them opening when baking (2nd attempt). M...

I know it's crawfish season but...

by collardman 2 years ago

I just had the best oysters that I've had in years, at Casmentos. I've had some good to fair at a number of places in town over the last 6 months but these were outstanding in flavor and saltyness....

2019 Tokyo Food Crawl - Day 3 Dinner: "OSTREA Oyster Bar" - Japanese Oysters and Comfort Food

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 2 years ago

My friend will need to attend to personal business on Day 4. As such, I have booked a full day tour on the same day to do some sight seeing and kill some time. Since I need to get up and be at the ...

Island Creek Oyster Bar Burlington

by RoyRon 5 years ago

I happened to drive by the new ICOB Burlington this afternoon. I spoke with one of the employees who was outside and learned that they are having the official opening tonight. The inside looks ex...