Oyster Lovers


Where to Begin?

If this is your first time to In A Half Shell, WELCOME! This site is dedicated to oyster lovers who are curious about these amazing delicacies.

The Oyster 101 is probably the best place to start as a beginner. If you’re already familiar with the basics, check out my Standards page for a more in-depth look into what truly makes oyster bars and oyster varietals great.

Also, be sure to follow me on Instagram for more regular oyster content, tips, and product discoveries.


Sense of

To truly understand the oyster, you have to go to the source. Take a look at some of the most remarkable oyster farms around the country and world.


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