Oyster LinksSeptember 24, 2015

While You Were Slurping

"While You Were Slurping" is a weekly compilation of my best oyster finds. On Fridays, I will be posting a list of fun oyster links, stories, and photos that I've collected throughout the week. Get inspired, get hungry, and get shuckin'!

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#INAHALFSHELL Oyster Instagrams of the Week: Which type of oyster eater are you? Fan of the perfect dozen to start, like @amanda_grus (left) or borderline fanatical, as captured by @jamesdamon9 (right)? Want your pic to be featured? Tag your IG’s with #INAHALFSHELL and follow @inahalfshellblog!

 

– Join me at the annual Oyster Frenzy by Grand Central Oyster Bar tomorrow!

Which oyster does Waterbar’s Exec Chef Parke Ulrich covet the most?

– Love Jay Fleming’s photography on Instagram — now available in calendar form

– A lovely little guide to shellfish, as explained by my favorite shuck buddies

– One of the coolest oyster tasting events that’s happening this year (in VA) that I’m bummed about missing

– Artisanal Aperture captures the essence of oyster farming perfectly in this lovely vignette

– For my NYC’ers: wash down your oysters with whiskey… or is it the other way around?

– Very excited for Kate Livie’s imminent debut of her first book, Chesapeake Oysters: the Bay’s Foundation and Future

– Love these under-the-sea trinkets by baubles & barnacles!

 

Have a great oyster-filled weekend everyone! 

Oyster LinksAugust 28, 2015

While You Were Slurping

"While You Were Slurping" is a weekly compilation of my best oyster finds. On Fridays, I will be posting a list of fun oyster links, stories, and photos that I've collected throughout the week. Get inspired, get hungry, and get shuckin'!

Instagram by @aleksandraeemminstagram by @freretnapoleon

#INAHALFSHELL Oyster Instagrams of the Week: What a lovely portrait of an oyster by @aleksandraeemm (left)! Had such a blast with @freretnapoleon at my latest Oyster Omakase (right). Want your pic to be featured? Tag your IG’s with #INAHALFSHELL and follow @inahalfshellblog!

 

– Must read: Rowan Jacobsen’s newest manifesto for Lucky Peach, “The New Rules of Oyster Eating

– While writing up my latest post, I discovered this amazing testimonial from a Croatian oysterman

– NY Oyster Week is around the corner! Check out the calendar of great events (I’ll be speaking at this one)

– Fact: Good Oysters Come From Clean Water—and Good Oysters Make Water Cleaner

– Chicago is getting a new oyster house soon in Lincoln Park

Montreal Oysterfest is coming up this weekend and I can’t believe I’m missing out again

– It’s widely known that there are only 5 oyster species available in North America. Not true anymore!

– It’s hard not to be a little obsessed with the beauty of The Walrus HK on Instagram

– I’ve been reading Summer Brennan’s new book The Oyster War and here’s a quick snapshot of what it’s about

– Can’t wait to check out Saltaire in Port Chester, brought to you by Les Barnes of London Lennies

– Are you an Oyster Fest Fanatic? Well Boston Globe has got a great list for you

 

Have a great oyster-filled weekend everyone! 

Oyster LinksMay 29, 2015

While You Were Slurping

"While You Were Slurping" is a weekly compilation of my best oyster finds. On Fridays, I will be posting a list of fun oyster links, stories, and photos that I've collected throughout the week. Get inspired, get hungry, and get shuckin'!

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#INAHALFSHELL Oyster Instagrams of the Week: Did you know that oyster knowledge can score you free shucks? That’s what happened to @qui_est_moi (right)! Speaking of knowledge, @pleasurehouseoysters shows us something crazy you probably didn’t know about oyster farming (right). Want your pic to be featured? Tag your IG’s with #inahalfshell and follow @inahalfshellblog!

 

– Hooray! My 33 Oysters on the Half Shell journal is available for purchase.

– Need to do this: visit this 300 km Australian Oyster Trail.

– So they shut down oyster beds in France too.

– Bored of your same old mignonette? Here are some ideas on ways to change it up.

– One of the more beautiful oyster plates I’ve come across lately.

– An Uni-oyster-soba-caviar shooter? Umm, yes please!

– Super cute design, but not much of a cheat sheet. And that Kumo doesn’t look right!

– Would’ve never thought to use potato chips with oysters but…

– Island Creek Oyster Bar plans to open new restaurant in Burlington.

– 6 Sources for Super-Fresh Mail-Order Oysters (Food & Wine).

– 5 New York Oyster Joints for Every Occasion (Huff Post).

– Sign up for the Widow’s Hole Oyster Farm Tour & Feast on June 21st for Sustainable Seafood Week NYC.

 

Have a great oyster-filled weekend everyone! 

Oyster LinksMay 15, 2015

While You Were Slurping

"While You Were Slurping" is a weekly compilation of my best oyster finds. On Fridays, I will be posting a list of fun oyster links, stories, and photos that I've collected throughout the week. Get inspired, get hungry, and get shuckin'!

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– Oyster heaven: Hama Hama hits upon a tasty business model.

– NYC’ers: Grand Banks is back!

– Washington oyster farms using pesticides? Doesn’t sound good to me…

Prince Harry recently earned himself some oyster cred.

– Here are 12 Oyster Deals across Rhode Island.

New Orleans Oyster Festival is in 15 days! Has it really been a year already?

– Party with chefs, oyster growers, and myself at the Billion Oyster Party on June 3rd.

– Wedding season is almost here. Need some oyster inspiration or raw bar catering?

– Love this vintage oyster basket…

 

FINALLY… leaving you with a new Oyster Review of White Stone Oysters from White Stone, VA!

Oyster LinksFebruary 6, 2015

While You Were Slurping

"While You Were Slurping" is a weekly compilation of my best oyster finds. On Fridays, I will be posting a list of fun oyster links, stories, and photos that I've collected throughout the week. Get inspired, get hungry, and get shuckin'!

Instagram by @jaceherselfInstagram by @rivetedroost

#INAHALFSHELL Oyster Instagrams of the Week: What a nice #Shellfie from @jaceherself (left)! This mouthwatering shot from @rivetedroost makes me crave chargrilled oysters in New Orleans (right). Want your pic to be featured? Tag your IG’s with #inahalfshell and follow @inahalfshellblog!

 

– If you want a thoughtful perspective on Georgia oyster culture, read André Gallant’s blog.

– One of the most beautiful stories I’ve come across about the oysters and oystermen of Apalachicola.

– Looking forward to my new “Bivalve Curious?” shirt! Snag one before they’re gone.

– Obama seeks $30M for ocean acidification studies, and that’s good news for baby oysters.

– I’ve been daydreaming about oyster roasts lately. Would love to try the award-winning Bulls Bay OYRO someday!

– There are two more seats open to this month’s New York Oyster Lovers oyster dinner at Mayfield!

– LA oyster lovers, have you visited The Oyster Gourmet yet? You should.

– Sad to hear that Oyster Cafe of New York has closed. Sigh.

– Very honored to be selected as one of Fathom’s Best Travel Blogs and Websites of 2015!

– Call for papers for the 6th International Oyster Symposium (Oct 2015, Cape Cod) is live.

 

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