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    Knowing how to shuck an oyster is a skill that every oyster lover should learn. Set yourself up for shucking success with these great tools and accessories.

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“He was a bold man that first ate an oyster.”

JONATHAN SWIFT

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    Logan Oyster Socials

    Chicago, Ilinois

    The MidWest's First Traveling Raw Bar

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    Hollywood

    Hollywood, Maryland

    Large and meaty, clean and mild salinity, subtle earthy and grassy notes

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    Kelly Galway Native

    Galway Bay, Ireland

    Bold and unapologetically briny and metallic, strong tannic finish and a meaty, savory adductor muscle for those who enjoy denser, chewier oysters.

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    Moyasta

    Poulnasherry Bay, Ireland

    Bright, buttery, skirted with a crunchy mantle. Vibrant grassy, cucumber notes make this oyster quite refreshing.

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    Kusshi

    Deep Bay, British Columbia

    Petite, deep-cupped, mellow and fruity. This manicured oyster is a nugget of pure happiness.

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