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Potato Chip-Crusted Fried Oysters

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Pour oil to a depth of 3 inches into a Dutch oven; heat over high to 360°F.<p>Step 2<p>Meanwhile, stir together flour, salt, and pepper …

Recipes

Recycle oyster shells to make the population grow: Column

CLOSE<p>The Nature Conservancy and the Virginia Marine Resources Commission are collaborating to build 3 acres of oyster reef offshore near Oyster.<p>Have …

11 Best Seafood Restaurants in Boston

Nothing defines the city's thriving food scene more than its connection to the water.<p>Wherever you are in the city, you’re never too far from that braise of salt in the air or the glisten of the Charles River. Boston and its nearby towns are steeped in a storied tradition of fishing and shell …

New England

The Morrison's Oyster Festival Is Back

The Morrison Bar & Oyster Room's oyster festival is back for its sixth year this August.<p>Chef Sean Connolly has an oyster menu that includes …

Chilli

The Cult of Crystal Hot Sauce

Things can get awkward fast for David Guas when some of his regulars walk through the door. Guas is a New Orleans native and owns and operates Bayou Bakery in Arlington, Virginia. For the last seven years, he’s stood firm in his love for and commitment to Crystal hot sauce, a reddish-orange …

New Orleans

15 Stellar Spots for Raw Bar in NYC

Few things are as refreshing and lavish as a seafood plateaux<p>The splendor of a raw bar tower isn’t an everyday (or even every month) sort of experience for most, but it’s one of the best, undeniably luxurious-feeling ways to eat seafood. These New York City restaurants are doing it up really right, …

Clams

The Best Way To Eat An Oyster, According To Experts

There's no wrong way to eat an oyster — as long as you enjoy it and you don't get sick — but these are experts' favorite ways.<p>“There are three kinds of oyster-eaters,” MFK Fisher writes in her 1941 treatise <i>Consider the Oyster</i>. “Those loose-minded sports who will eat anything, hot, cold, thin, …

Seafood

'A gastronomic adventure' - Ireland's first oyster experience opens to visitors

A new foodie experience aims to get visitors up close and personal with Atlantic oysters in Sligo...<p>Ireland's first 'Oyster Experience' has opened in …

Ireland

Oyster Big As Shoe Found In Hudson River

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — A giant oyster has been discovered in the Hudson River.<p>It was found last week living underneath Pier 40. It’s not the biggest …

Hudson River

The Best Oyster Happy Hours in Atlanta, Right Now

From east to west coast oyster varietals to Southern bivalves from Georgia and Alabama<p>It’s a fact: Atlanta knows how to throw a great oyster happy hour. From east and west coast varietals to Southern bivalves from Georgia and Alabama, here’s where to find the best deals on buttery and salty oysters …

Texas

Mini Tacos with Fried Oysters, Pimiento Cheese, and Fennel Slaw

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p><b>Prepare the Chipotle Pimiento Cheese:</b> Combine cheese and mayonnaise in a food processor. Process until blended. Add chile, adobo …

New York’s Insatiable Appetite for Truly Enormous Oysters

A massive mollusk recently found in the Hudson River is the latest example of two centuries of appreciating behemoth bivalves.<p>The year 1903 was a bad …

Hudson River

'It's The Size Of A Shoe': Huge Oyster Found In Hudson River, By Pier 40

fullscreen<p>"Before the 20th century, when people thought of New York, they thought of oysters," Mark Kurlansky writes in his book about the history of …

Hudson River

Wild Atlantic Wonders: How to taste the Atlantic on a new seafood trail

Suzanne Campbell gets a flavour of an exciting new seafood tasting trail in Co Clare...<p>Outside, there's a neat stack of lobster pots primed for an …

Ireland

The 9 Best Oyster Festivals in the World

If you love a good oyster festival – and let’s face it, who doesn’t? – then you’ll be wondering which of the world’s many oyster festivals are</i> …

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Checking cages at Masonboro Reserve Oyster Co.<p>The East Coast was literally built on oysters. At the peak of their production as a food source, these …

Farming

Stassi Schroeder's Boyfriend Beau Clark Has This Very Strict Rule When Eating Oysters

The Vanderpump Rules boyfriend takes oysters seriously.<p>Many who set out to slurp oysters require a few things on the side. Mignonette sauce is always …

Vanderpump Rules

Greenville restaurant first in Upstate to join effort to save state’s oyster beds

For the first time, an Upstate restaurant will join a typically coastal effort to help save and sustain the state’s oyster beds.<p>Shuckin Shack Oyster …

South Carolina

This is the one thing almost every oyster bar does wrong

The raw bar menu at Island Creek Oyster Bar in Boston includes a handful of oysters from the Massachusetts coast and a couple from up in Maine. Just …

Oysters

Hempstead Expands Its Shellfish Hatchery

The new facility will grow millions of oysters and clams, which will clean local waters, help protect against storms and boost the economy.<p>The Town …

Clams

Our favorite cold seafood dishes in the Des Moines area

CLOSE<p>Fresh seafood can be found in downtown Des Moines' Splash Seafood Bar & Grill.<p>One way to beat the heat of summer is to avoid it altogether. When …

Seafood

Oysters on the Pier

For two glittering days, August 4-5, join The Trustees for twenties and thirties jazz, swing dancing lessons, lawn games, and more.<p>Award-winning chef …

How to Find and Serve a Perfect Oyster, According to the New Englanders Who Know Best

A lot has to happen for an oyster to make its way from the ocean to your plate: farmers sorts through thousands of oysters to separate the 1.5-inchers from the 1.75-inchers, making sure each shell’s sand is purged properly; dragging 50-pound crates of oysters through the water. They spend hours and …

Oysters

Amid Vibrio Outbreak, CDC Explains the Truth Behind the "Oyster Rule"

"Eighty percent of Vibrio infections occur between May and October."<p>Summer is the perfect time of year to enjoy some fresh seafood by the water — …

Oysters

Oysters With Mignonette Granita

Ingredients<p>Mignonette Granita:<p>Half shallot , minced<p>1/4 cup red wine vinegar<p>1 tablespoon water<p>1 teaspoon granulated sugar<p>1/2 teaspoon pink peppercorns …

The world was his oyster, and oysters were his world | NOLA.com

<i>The Times-Picayune is marking the tricentennial of New Orleans with its ongoing 300 for 300 project, running through 2018 and highlighting 300 people</i> …

Seafood Restaurants' Leftover Shells to Become 'Living Barrier Reef'

A Long Island town has devised the latest defense against tropical storms: seafood scraps.<p>Officials and environmentalists from the Long Island town of Hempstead tossed mesh bags full of thousands of discarded clam and oyster shells into the bay off Lido Beach on Thursday. The shells, collected from …

This Oyster Farmer Ditched His Desk Job for the Greenhorn of Little Peconic Bay

The closest oysters to the city of New York are raised off the coast of Long Island<p>L<b>ong before it was famous for pizza</b> or dirty-water dogs or …

Grilled Oysters Rockefeller

Preparation<p>Light a charcoal fire or preheat your gas grill on high. Oil the grill’s cooking surface. Let the coals burn down to a medium-hot fire or …