Oyster Obsession

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It’s been bluefin tuna for 35 years, but oysters and seaweed are the future - The St. George Dragon

Port Clyde resident John Cotton caught his first bluefin tuna off Gloucester when he was still in high school. “That was 35 years ago. I remember …

Fish

Quick Oyster Soup

Ingredients<p>3 tablespoons vegetable oil<br>• 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour<br>• 1½ cups chopped yellow onion<br>• 4 cups warm whole milk (110° to 120°)<br>• 48 freshly …

Oyster Shuckers Gone Wild!

The Shiny Sea Oyster Shucking Championships in PEI is notoriously debauched, with shuckers from all over getting drunk, high, and wild after spending a day competitively shucking shellfish. But this year, the shuckers sobered up.<p>I'm backstage at the Shiny Sea Oyster Shucking Championships, one of …

Seafood

Gulf FINFO

Gulf oysters provide 68% of the nation’s Eastern oysters <br>Plus improve habitat, water quality and shoreline stability<p>Home to innovative and …

Oceans

For South River growers, oyster restoration is personal

When Dan Mote’s grandchildren visited his dock off Church Creek, they used to marvel at the crabs that clung to a chicken neck trailing over the …

Oysters

The Luxury of a Perfect Oyster Knife

We think oysters and champagne are pretty special together - especially when you can get fresh-harvested oysters from Willapa Bay in Washington. …

How Much Plastic Do You Want in Your Oysters And Clams?

Sarah Dudas doesn’t mind shucking an oyster or a clam in the name of science.<p>But sit down with her and a plate of oysters on the half-shell or a …

Oceans

Forget the pumpkin spice. This fall, check out 7 ways to eat oysters

To most Mainers, autumn means apples, squash and pumpkins. But it’s also prime time for local oysters.<p>“As temperatures decrease, oysters know that …

England

It was once home to condos and an amusement park. Is it the place for an oyster farm?

Some people look out from Deer Island south of the eastern edge of Biloxi and see serenity. Others see opportunity.<p>The question is, are those two …

Farming

Deadly herpes virus threatening to wipe out oyster populations

The virus known as Ostreid herpesvirus 1 (OsHV-1), is impacting Pacific oysters, which is the most popular species to eat due to their large size and …

Public Health

Virginia's Oyster Festivals

<b>Seafood lovers travel to Virginia for oysters of all shapes, sizes and flavors.</b><p>Oysters are celebrated all along Virginia's Coastal Region. See all …

Travel

Oyster Rock Soup Recipe | Louisiana Recipes

New Orleans’ Playful Neighbor<p>Nestled next to our famous neighbor, New Orleans, Jefferson offers a vibrant night life, as well as the quiet serenity …

New Orleans

Oysterfest Montréal ce dimanche

Le populaire festival consacré aux huîtres, Oysterfest Montréal, s'amène pour la neuvième fois demain, à la gare Viger.

Oyster recipes

Oysters are a delicacy with a strong taste of the sea and are a lot more versatile then you might first assume. They can be served raw as a canapé …

Recipes

Oyster Festivals 2017-2018 Calendar & Events

Festivals

A deadly herpes virus is threatening oysters around the world

Oysters, a delicacy eaten on most coastlines of the world, are a multi-billion-dollar industry. They also are intriguing to study from a health …

Public Health

Oyster farm seeks Yarmouth's 1st 10-year lease

YARMOUTH — Mark Green, owner of Basket Island Oyster Co., has applied for a 10-year, 4-acre lease from the Department of Marine Resources for an …

Farming

How Portland, Maine Keeps Getting Cooler

There's a lot more than lobster rolls and L.L. Bean totes.<p>In the last few years, as the city's various industrial no man’s lands have given way to breweries, speakeasies, concert venues, and upscale boutiques, Portland, Maine has become New England at its prime: innovation without the altered …

Restaurants

What is the Difference Between Clams, Mussels, Oysters, and Scallops?

When you’re on the fence about seafood to begin with, at first glance there is <i>no</i> difference between clams, mussels, oysters, and scallops: they’re …

Seafood

Gulf Oysterman Displays Heroics During Hurricane Harvey Flooding

Sitting in his Kemah, TX home on Galveston Bay, Raz Halili was sure the small tropical storm named Harvey hovering off the coast of Texas was of …

Hurricane Harvey

Critic Finds A Great Reason To Go To Laval

And newcomer Mélisse gets a shining first write-up<p>— Gazette critic Lesley Chesterman visits Pacific Northwest-inspired wine bar <b>Oregon</b> this week, open since late 2016 — and despite what its strip mall location in Laval’s Ste-Rose district might imply (“the least sexy [location] for restaurants”) she …

Restaurants

Norwalk Seaport Association celebrates its 40th Oyster Festival

They “must be doing something right” is the thinking at the Norwalk Seaport Association, which is preparing for its 40th annual Oyster Festival, …

Travel

Westport tour solves mysteries of a little island

For those who have spent any time living in Westport, or visiting down by the beach, the odd and miniscule island that lies in the center of that big …

Ireland

Oyster, Artichoke Soup and Fried Oyster Tacos with Salsa

Oyster and Artichoke Soup<p>1/2 cup butter<p>1 cup chopped green onion, divided<p>1/2 cup chopped celery heart<p>3 cloves garlic, pressed<p>5 cups minced fresh …

Seafood

Jersey oysters among the best

Stephen Pini, executive chef for the ancient Fishmongers’ Company in London, and members of his catering team, sampled the oysters yesterday when …

Food

Epic Oyster offers intriguing, flavorful seafood creations

While there are options for vegetarians and meat-lovers, almost every dish is seafood-based, oysters naturally being king.<p>The railroad car sat on a …

Restaurants

Wine Me Dine Me: Oysters cooked rather than raw

Oysterpalooza is coming to Portsmouth on Sept. 20 from 4 to 8 p.m. This year, it’s at Liars Bench Beer Company and your $60 includes freshly shucked …

Seafood

Deconstructing Flavor; or How to Compose Your Oyster