Oyster Obsession

By Jason Burnett | Daily oyster recipes, news, and more!

Are seafood lovers really eating 11,000 bits of plastic per year?

<b>The claim:</b> Seafood lovers could be eating up to 11,000 microscopic pieces of plastic a year.<p><b>Reality Check verdict:</b> There is evidence of plastic microparticles being found in the particular mussels and oysters examined<b>,</b> but the research suggests that in order to consume that much plastic you'd have …

Oceans

Discovering the Odd Life of Pacific Northwest Oysters – and Those Who Farm Them

Americans love oysters: Inside the journey from a Seattle river to a serving platter; how it can happen in less than 24 hours.<p>I won't try to sell you …

Seattle

Two Seattle oyster bars named among the nation’s best

As if The Walrus and the Carpenter could get any busier. Food & Wine Magazine anointed Renee Erickson’s Ballard spot among the best oyster bars in …

Oysters

America’s Best Oyster Bars

Here, F&W names our favorite oyster bars in the country.—F&W staff with additional reporting by Eric Steinman

Restaurants

All We Want for Christmas is Oyster Stew

Oyster stew isn’t all that pretty, but it sure is a beautiful sight to behold on some family Christmas tables. Why Christmas? These days it’s often a …

Seafood

Committee Shelves Oyster Farm Expansion at Cape Pogue

Sara BrownThe Edgartown shellfish committee will shelve for now a plan to expand oyster farms to Cape Pogue Pond, amid conflicting opinions about …

Farming

'Nobody anticipated' oysters making a comeback; industry transforms

CLOSE<p>Volunteers gathered to help build "oyster castles" out of concrete blocks on the Virginia Shore. Scientists hope the reefs will provide habitat …

Oysters

Beauty on the Half Shell

Love infuses a historic—and exquisite—set of oyster plates<p>Linda Peterson doesn’t eat oysters. But walking around her home in Auburn, Alabama, you’d be forgiven for assuming otherwise: More than one hundred oyster plates crowd her cabinets and cover her walls. The plates are distinguished by their …

Auburn University

America’s Best Oyster Bars

Here, F&W names our favorite oyster bars in the country.—F&W staff with additional reporting by Eric Steinman<p>Originally appeared on Food & Wine

Country Lifestyle

From tank to estuary: 60,000 oyster toddlers leave Maritime Gloucester

The Massachusetts Oyster Project has successfully transferred about 60,000 juvenile oysters into estuaries in the waters off Essex, Gloucester and …

England

Cigar Nights | Bentley's Oyster Bar and Grill

Join us on the terrace for the return of our cigar nights in association with our partners, Hunters & Frankau, the UK’s leading importer and …

Cigars

Bay's Oyster Farm Success Overtaking Public Oyster Harvest

Success

Oyster and Seafood Gumbo

Ingredients<p>½ pound andouille sausage, sliced<br>• ½ pound bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces<br>• 1 cup dark brown roux, recipe precedes<br>• 1 (10-ounce) package red pearl …

Seafood

Chesapeake Bay Oyster Farming Rivals Wild Fishery

An article in the Bay Journal this month points to the booming oyster aquaculture industry in Chesapeake Bay as thriving enough to actually surpass …

Farming

Oysters, Alabama Style

Oysters

Oysters on acid: How the ocean's declining pH will change the way we eat

Unsplash / Charlotte Coneybeer<p>The ocean is changing faster than it has in the last 66 million years. Now, Oregon oysters are being farmed in Hawaii. …

Oceans

At the stand-up oyster bars of New Orleans, the best seats in the house aren’t seats

Walk into Mr. Ed’s Oyster Bar & Fish House in Metairie and the first thing you see is the last thing Ed McIntyre is going to change.<p>It’s the oyster …

Restaurants

A new star oyster joins the platter, straight from the Chesapeake

White Stone Oyster has an elite restaurant clientele, including Le Diplomate and Rose’s Luxury. The company hopes to compete with West Coast firms by offering deep-cup, sweet and meaty oysters grown in a sustainable aquaculture farm in the Chesapeake Bay.<p>White Stone Oyster has an elite restaurant …

Restaurants

Top 25 Oyster Bars Plus The Best Oysters And How To Enjoy Them

<b>The Optimist</b> Atlanta, Georgia <b></b>– The Optimist would rival any oyster bar in the United States as the BEST oyster bar ever. The Optimist serves a …

Restaurants

Apalachee Bay oyster ranching: A new take on an old way of life

PANACEA – At low tide, the lines of oblong cages filled with oysters hang between craggy pilings over the water. If they look like something plucked …

Farming

An Oyster Lover’s Guide to Ireland

Courtesy of Connemara Oysters<p>The rumors are true—meaty, briny Irish oysters are worth traveling for. Here’s where to order up a dozen.<p>Among the many …

Ireland

An Oyster Obsessed Thanksgiving Menu

Scholars debate whether or not turkey was served at the first Thanksgiving. But we know that the settlers did some “fowling” before the event and the …

Thanksgiving

Oyster Dressing Recipes & Oyster Stuffing Recipes - Oyster Obsession™

Oyster Dressing Recipes<p>Get dozens of the best oyster dressing recipes from your favorite magazines, cookbooks, chefs and food blogs. Think that if …

Seafood

Pearls of wisdom: A new bed of oysters is cropping up in Florida

Many good things come from Florida waters, most deliciously the oyster. The Apalachee, then Europeans and Africans mastered the skill of cracking …

Restaurants

The Most Expensive Thanksgiving Dinner in America Will Set You Back $76,000

As much as you may enjoy a traditional home-cooked Thanksgiving feast, there's zero shame in opting to dine out for Turkey Day. After all, who …

Restaurants

REVIEW: Oysters & Wine at Origines French Bistro

The good:<p>Excellent wine<p>Great charcuterie<p>Refined yet cozy design<p>The bad:<p>Lacking service<p>Oysters left something to be desired<p>While French fare isn’t new in Taipei, there are few quality bistros and wine bars. Origines in Da’an District hopes to answer the need for both.<p>The venue, officially titled …

Restaurants

The Doctor is In

Meet the scientist behind Alabama’s oyster farming movement, a transplant from up east who has made his mark down south.<p>text by Emmett burnett • …

Oyster farmers struggling to meet demand

High demand: Jason Armstrong from Armstrong Oysters said NSW farmers are struggling to keep up with the country's high demand for the delicacy.<p>Jason …

​Restoring wild oyster beds, one acre at a time

An estimated 70 percent of commercial marine fish species in the northeast U.S. live in estuaries…

Oceans