Is shucking sacred? (Obvi)
Sometimes shucking can be a lot of work (raw bars). It can also be a lot of fun, it brings people together in that way party tricks do. And it's an adventure, like light exercise while drinking wine. We've always believed that these components make it akin to a sacred ritual of sorts. Just so happens, Richard Catania feels the same way. We love you Richard. Here's his story.
"These are our dearest friends in Midland. All of them love oysters (maybe not...
Fling into Spring
It's officially spring (woo-hoo!), but while we wait for blooms and warmer weather, we're hoping to fuel your spring flings with a few of our absolute faves this week. And we're bundling them in our SPRING FLING TRIO, so you can try them all.
Capital from Spencer Cove, WA: sweet and creamy, with hints of melon and cucumber, a crisp sea salt flavor and a satisfyingly clean finish....
In PEI's northern New London Bay, Lucky Limes are bag grown in algae abundant waters, which imbue their shells with a lovely, bright green hue. Fed by the Gulf of St. Lawrence, they're subtly salty, deep cupped, and perfectly paisley shaped. Get lucky and try them with 10% off today and tomorrow only.
green | salty | lucky
Pairs Perfectly with:
- St. Paddy's Day
- Braised Cabbage
- Roasted Potatoes + Lamb
Movies, Martinis and Cape Spear
Our new oyster this week, Cape Spear Salt from Nova Scotia sparked a walk down memory lane: the famous film "Cape Fear" from 1962 and the notorious Martin Scorsese remake in 1991 with Robert De Niro and Juliette Lewis (Jessica Lange, Nick Nolte, and star cameos by Gregory Peck and Robert Mitchum).
If you've never seen the remake, buckle up. Cabin fever begone, hello adrenaline rush: Pair with
Nothing beats a gaggle of oysters preening on their half-shells, but for Mardi Gras...let's get decadent. As they say in Louisiana, laissez les bon temps rouler ~ let the good times roll.
After all, New Orleans created the famed Oysters Rockefeller, Oysters Bienville, and the Po' Boy, aka "the peacemaker" because carousing husbands used to present them as peace offerings to their wives.✌️
You don't need to cook for hours. Crank...