"While You Were Slurping" is a weekly compilation of my best oyster finds. Every Friday, 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'!

#INAHALFSHELL Instagrams of the Week: Oysters, oysters everywhere! Wild Chincoteague Island oysters captured by @kenmarin757 (left) a lovely shuck from Carrigaholt Bay, Ireland via Sealyons Seafood (right). Want your pic to be featured? Tag your IG’s with #INAHALFSHELL and follow @inahalfshellblog!


– Congrats to Tommy & Adam from The Oyster Bed on the successful funding of their Kickstarter campaign!

– Check out OysterBreak: an innovative (and pretty cool looking) semi-artificial oyster reef.

– Will Pier A become the most historically-significant place in NYC to slurp oysters? Gothamist takes a peek.

– Here’s 16 Stylish Gift Ideas for Every Oyster Lover.

– A short history of oysters in Marennes Oleron.

– Speaking of French oysters, Meet Paris Oyster is a divine little read!

– I give Japion readers the 411 on oysters in their pre-Thanksgiving issue.

– Super bummed that i love blue sea is no longer. Company was recently sold to Vital Choice. *CRIES*

– Oyster Love: The Marriage of Oysters Beer (video).

– Must go to LA ASAP and check out Oyster Gourmet at Grand Central Market.

– Registration just opened for Seafood Expo 2015 in Boston. You in?


Have a wonderful oyster-tastic weekend everyone!