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Can Long Island Be Saved, Part XIV: Video and Social Media as A Means of Building Public Awareness

Marshall Brown | Posted 06.24.2016 | Green
Marshall Brown

If Long Island is to be saved, and by "saved" I mean preserved as a desirable place to live for future generations, then everybody in Nassau and Suffo...

28 Raw Bars to Shell-ebrate Right Now

Michelle Pruett | Posted 05.11.2016 | Taste
Michelle Pruett

One of our favorite warm weather activities is kicking back with a platter of oysters and some cold beers or a bottle of rosé, a pastime that's been popular for many years, in many places.

Chesapeake Bay's Best Restaurant Week Kicks Off

Andrea Poe | Posted 04.05.2016 | Taste
Andrea Poe

The seventh annual Restaurant Week In Talbot County on Maryland's Eastern Shore will take place beginning April 4 and running through April 9. People from around the Mid-Atlantic -- and as far away as New York -- flock to area restaurants each year to take advantage of the promotional prices during this special event with two-course lunches going for $20.16 and three-course dinners for $35.16.

9 Foods That Will Help You Glow From The Inside Out

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.14.2016 | Style

When it comes to leveraging the amazing beauty benefits of food, we're often instructed to wear them instead of eat them. Smearing avocado on our face...

Is Oyster Aquaculture Good for the Bay? 5 Questions for Dr. Ashley Smyth

Tim Ward | Posted 02.03.2016 | Green
Tim Ward

The EPA has put the Chesapeake Bay on a low-pollution diet, limiting the total amount of pollutants, such as nutrients and sediment. One surprising ally in the battle to save the Bay is the oyster.

Oysters and Champagne--Christmas in Paris

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 12.22.2015 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

About 11 years ago Lief and I spent our first Christmas in Paris. We stayed in Paris all that winter and decided Paris makes winter the best season o...

El Nino Adds to Louisiana's Many Coastal Threats

Susan Buchanan | Posted 11.16.2015 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Storm surges and flooding in Orleans and parishes nearby this fall can be at least partly blamed on El Nino. This year's weather event is believed to be the most intense of its kind since 1997 or earlier, creating hazards for Louisiana's coastline.

S.T.E.M.+O = Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Oysters

John Cronin | Posted 10.27.2015 | Education
John Cronin

"How does a city of this magnitude bring young students to the water, and have them feel a sense of ownership and community?" asks Professor Lauren Birney from her lower Manhattan office at Pace University's School of Education. "Oysters."

Where My 5-Year-Old Fell in Love With Artichoke Soup: Edinburgh, Scotland

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 10.07.2015 | Taste
Helen I. Hwang

"I love this soup," exclaimed my five-year-old, as she greedily shoved another spoonful in her mouth. The scene of my girls' newfound favorite food wa...

Billion Oyster Project

Peter Neill | Posted 10.06.2015 | Green
Peter Neill

There was a time, not so long ago, when the oyster was poor man's subsistence food, cheap, available and plentiful, and eaten more often than not because one could not afford anything else.

NYC's Grand Central Oyster Bar Leads Me to an Old Flame!

David Rosengarten | Posted 09.29.2015 | Taste
David Rosengarten

image: VIUDeepBay/Flickr Creative Commons This past Saturday, I discovered what's at the top of my list for dinner parties this fall: Oysters Bienvil...

Oyster Facts That Will Impress The Shell Out Of Your Friends

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 08.05.2015 | Taste

As one of the only foods that humans eat alive, oysters may not be for every palate. Still, humans slurp tons of them down with Champagne (naturally) ...

Let This Badass 'Mother Shucker' Show You How To Shuck An Oyster

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 06.23.2015 | Taste

Grant Lee Crilly is a real mother shucker. At least, that's how Crilly is introduced in the latest ChefSteps YouTube video, called the "Best Way To Sh...

How To Properly Pair Oysters With Wine

VinePair | Posted 05.29.2016 | Taste

Which wine, much like which oyster you should order, depends on your taste.

5 New York City Oyster Joints For Every Occasion

Fathom | Posted 05.27.2016 | Travel

There's an oyster spot for every circumstance in New York City.

What Will the Weather Bring? Searching for Solutions to Disaster Preparedness

Brett Jenks | Posted 05.04.2016 | Impact
Brett Jenks

As the price tag for federal emergency relief packages continues to grow, we see more and more bipartisan support for investing in planning and preparedness ahead of the next storm or wildfire season.

This Video Of An Oyster Farmer Will Make You Want To Change Careers

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 04.23.2015 | Taste

Hey, you, sitting there in a cubicle, staring at your computer? Are you ready to feel totally jealous of someone else's life? Then watch this video. ...

How to Make Oysters Rockefeller Without A Recipe

Food52 | Posted 04.26.2015 | Taste

Here's how you can add your own interpretation of this elusive dish to the mix.

Cycling and Sipping in Bordeaux, France (PHOTOS)

Stefani Jackenthal | Posted 04.12.2015 | Travel
Stefani Jackenthal

The wine's fresh cut grass aromas and frisky acidity perfectly pair with the wealth of scrumptious oysters harvested further south in Cap Ferret, a seaside resort adjacent to the Arcachon Bay, often called the Hamptons of Bordeaux. I can still taste the fat juicy oysters exploding with creamy brininess, like kiss of fresh sea air.

The Best California Weekend Road Trips

Findery | Posted 04.05.2015 | Travel

There is something really harsh about the beginning of a new year. We all need something to look forward to. Are you ready to get out of town? While you may not be able to take time off from work, there's always the weekend. Hop in the car, put on your favorite music playlist and drive.

WATCH: How to Grill Oysters

Ali Rosen | Posted 03.23.2015 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Instead of focusing solely on raw, why not give cooked oysters a try?

It's Sugar Season: How To Cope

Drew Ramsey, M.D. | Posted 02.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Drew Ramsey, M.D.

Keep what I call the 'Golden Rule of Sugar' in mind as you're going from holiday party to holiday party: Only eat sugar -- whether it comes in the form glucose, fructose or sucrose -- with nutrients, namely, fiber, fats, minerals and phytonutrients from plants.

Bivalves, Beautiful Bivalves: A Thanksgiving Tale

Nina Boys | Posted 01.25.2015 | Taste
Nina Boys

A raw oyster is an expression of the ocean in its purest form, and while each is sacred in its own right, not all bivalve feasts are created equal.

Empire Oyster: A Hedonistic Oyster Feast

Gastronomista | Posted 12.03.2014 | Taste

All of the raw oysters were delicious and were amazingly fresh.

Best Oyster Bars in America (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 11.18.2014 | Taste
Travel + Leisure

Like a fine wine exhibits its terroir, an oyster's merroir imparts a distinct flavor, from the briny Blue Points of Long Island to snappy Kumamotos of the Pacific Northwest to the bright Malpeques of Prince Edward Island.