• Breaking Dawn for Puffer’s Petites

    If you love Wellfleet oysters, this is a must-read story.

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  • Oysters in Thailand

    From eating local oysters to diving for wild ones, don’t miss our latest adventure!

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  • Virginia Wine & Brine Retreat

    “What grows together, goes together.” Celebrating aquaculture and viticulture on the Eastern Shore.

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While You Were Slurping

Can’t get enough of oyster news? Here’s an end-of-the-week compilation of what’s been happening in the world of oysters. Enjoy!

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Oyster Trips & Tours

Cape Cod Oyster Tour: Breaking Dawn in Wellfleet for Puffer’s Petites

No Cape Cod oyster tour would be complete without a trip to Wellfleet Harbor, home to one of America’s most iconic oysters.

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Oyster Events

Oyster Omakase: the Makings of a Personal Passion Experiment

In case you missed it, find out how my experimental oyster tasting pop up in New York City went down.

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    HEY OYSTER PHOTOGS:
    SHOW US YOUR OYSTERGRAMS!

    Tag your best oyster Instagrams with #INAHALFSHELL and the name of the oysters that you’re slurping. We’ll post our favorites next month!

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    MEROIR & TERROIR
    FOUR OYSTER TRIPS

    Caught in an oyster rut? Itching to explore somewhere new? Have the best summer ever by going on this awesome culinary-inspired road trip.

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    #THEOYSTERLIFE
    GEAR FOR EVERY SHUCKER

    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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  • oyster discoveries

    Kusshi

    Deep Bay, British Columbia

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

    Crisp     Cucumber     Fruity

    1. 5

      sweetness
    2. 3

      Salinity
    3. 2

      complexity

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    Moyasta

    Poulnasherry Bay, Ireland

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

    Buttery     Cucumber     Grassy

    1. 3

      sweetness
    2. 4

      Salinity
    3. 3

      complexity

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  • oyster discoveries

    Sweet Neck

    Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts

    Highly oceanic and fruity to start, followed by rich seaweed and miso flavors, and concludes with a buttery, clean finish.

    Buttery     Fruity     Miso     Seaweed

    1. 3

      sweetness
    2. 6

      Salinity
    3. 3

      complexity

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    Pleasure House

    Lynnhaven River, Virginia

    Smooth, light-bodied, with plush mouthfeel. Mix of vegetal flavors: soybean, seaweed, subtle grassy notes.

    Grassy     Seaweed     Soybean

    1. 4

      sweetness
    2. 3

      Salinity
    3. 4

      complexity

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    Olympia

    Puget Sound, Washington

    Tiny, but potent; earthy and coppery, smoky and minerally depending on where it's grown.

    Coppery     Earthy     Minerally     Smoky

    1. 2

      sweetness
    2. 3

      Salinity
    3. 5

      complexity

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