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Oysters

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...
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Fresh Oysters

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by JayDK 29 days 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 2 months 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?!

punkgrrl25
by punkgrrl25 6 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 8 months 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

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by Querencia 6 months 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 6 months 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 ...

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

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by gutreactions 2 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...

Seafood Breakfast

Gastronomos
by Gastronomos 12 months 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 6 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 1 year ago

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

Large Raw Oysters

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by cutipie721 1 year 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?

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by Brillig 3 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?

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by SDZoom 1 year 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...

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by collardman 1 year 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 1 year 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

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by RoyRon 4 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...

Freezing oysters

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by Muteki 2 years ago

I bought some oysters and clams with the intent of cooking them that night. Some unexpected errands and tasks came up and I had to postpone. I was told before to wash them and put them in bags and ...

Food tour of southern RI -- advice please!

NYchowcook
by NYchowcook 2 years ago

I am headed to southern RI soon to eat oysters at Matunuck Oyster Bar in Narragansett and would love advice on where else to eat in my 4 days of breakfast to dinner to outdoor snacking from Watch H...

Olympia Oyster Bar | Boise - NE Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 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...

Sunset Sessions @ Salt Wood Kitchen & Oysterette in Marina (Monterey Bay)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

In May a visiting friend joined us for happy hour, dubbed Sunset Sessions, at Salt Wood Kitchen & Oysterette in Marina's Sanctuary Beach Resort.