"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: Ready to be shucked by PDXOysterSocial (left) and a snap of some great appetizers by cakebook (right). Want your pic to be featured? Tag your IG’s with #INAHALFSHELL and follow @inahalfshellblog!


– A mysterious new oyster bar is coming to Boston…

– Tried my very first Tio Point Oyster aka “Bluff Oyster” this week, making it the 9th oyster species in my book.

– Love these dreamy oyster paintings by Kim Hovell.

– Martha’s Vineyard approves a new oyster farm!

– At a young age, I became mesmerized by this particular Disney tragedy.

– If there’s one thing that can end a good thing, it might be this.

– Oystour has officially launched! Download their app and start appreciating.

– Are you going to Shaw’s Oyster Fest next Friday? If so, I’ll see you there!

– These are the biggest mothershucking oysters I’ve ever seen!

– The 22 best oyster bars in America according to Travel + Leisure.


Have a wonderful oyster-tastic weekend everyone!