Oysters are rising in popularity around the globe, which is creating a whole new meaning for the phrase, “The World is Your Oyster.”

But there are oysters near you, close to you, or at most, an online shopping cart click away. So why trouble yourself with traveling for them? One of my favorite travel writers sums it up perfectly.

“Rare is the culture that doesn’t love oysters. They are everywhere. But they’re also decidedly Somewhere: within its singular shell, each oyster carries its provenance like a fingerprint. Knocking one back is like mainlining the cove it came from.” — Peter Jon Lindberg

There are just a few oyster varieties from abroad that are imported to the US. So the gems of Europe, Australia, and Asia are beyond our reach here in the country. In the last few years, I’ve had the incredible opportunity to travel around the world and experience these exotic oysters for myself.


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Bentley’s Oyster Bar & Grill London

  • Oyster variety: 6-8 Irish, British, French usually

  • Ambiance: Chic, Old School, Classy

  • Oyster pricing: £26-50 (GBP) per dozen

  • Perfect for: oysters & cocktails, oyster & wine pairings, visiting oyster lovers

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