iOS app Android app

Oysters

How to Make Oysters Rockefeller Without A Recipe

Food52 | Posted 02.24.2015 | Taste
Food52

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 02.11.2015 | 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 02.03.2015 | Travel
Findery

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
Gastronomista

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.

Virginia Beach's New Foodie Focus

Andrea Poe | Posted 11.09.2014 | Travel
Andrea Poe

For years, Virginia Beach, like many beachfront resort communities, was better known for fun food like burgers, fries, and ice cream than it was for award-winning cuisine. But that's changing thanks to a thriving culinary scene driven in large part by a serious commitment to locally sourced food.

Oyster Week In NYC: The Big Apple Becomes The Big Oyster

Tony Sachs | Posted 11.08.2014 | New York
Tony Sachs

You may think, hey, I know my oysters. There's big ones, little ones, briny ones, sweet ones, West Coast, East Coast. I even know a few names -- Wellfleet, Kumomoto, Bluepoint, and, um, did I say Wellfleet?

The Great Seafood Treats Of Late Summer, Part II: The Fish Fry

David Rosengarten | Posted 11.01.2014 | Taste
David Rosengarten

This week's feature is not so Northeast-centric. In fact, it's about a style of seafood cookery -- a style much beloved all over the world.

The Easiest Guide To Shucking Oysters

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 08.05.2014 | Taste

Bivalve fans, you need this.

Getting Gritty: Local Partnerships Protect the Bay With Beer

Antonia Sohns | Posted 09.22.2014 | DC
Antonia Sohns

While the Bay still serves as critical habitat for fish, waterfowl, and many other species, and produces about 500 million pounds of seafood every year, the Bay is far less productive than it once was.

The National Park Service Tells an Oyster Farm to Shuck Off

David Sheff | Posted 09.21.2014 | Green
David Sheff

The highest court was the last hope for Drake Bay Oyster Company (DBOC) to stay in business; after almost a decade of political and legal wrangling, the family-run farm has been evicted from its home of 70 years.

Chicago Is Your Oyster (Bar)

Lauren Shapiro | Posted 08.19.2014 | Chicago
Lauren Shapiro

Regardless of the city's proximity to an ocean, oyster bars have popped up all over Chicago over the past few months. Most of them appear to be quite similar, all appropriately serving the freshest seafood in a trendy, yet sophisticated environment. So how are you supposed to choose your faux-coastal experience?

A Treat in LA's Little Tokyo: Fickle

Victor and Mary | Posted 08.17.2014 | Los Angeles
Victor and Mary

For a true treat in Los Angeles' Little Tokyo, take a time-out from sushi to try, Fickle. Nestled on the corner in this trending downtown neighborhood, Fickle offers creative gourmet cuisine in a casual gastro-pub setting with ample al fresco seating.

Oysters Champion Rain, Oyster Champion Reigns

Crazy Legs Conti | Posted 08.03.2014 | Weird News
Crazy Legs Conti

"Sonya, Sonya, Sonya," was heard, not from the fans at the Acme Oyster Eating Contest during New Orleans' Oyster Festival, as they had absconded from ...

Stop Trash-Talking Oysters

Jenna Amatulli | Posted 05.14.2014 | Taste
Jenna Amatulli

If you're going to form an opinion on oysters, please just take a taste of them so your thoughts actually hold water.

What Does The End Of 'Mad Men' Mean To Cocktail Culture?

Jose Martinez | Posted 07.07.2014 | Taste
Jose Martinez

It's interesting to look back and see just how much this show has influenced the landscape of cocktail culture.

A Way of Life at Risk on the Anniversary of the BP Oil Spill

Jeffrey Buchanan | Posted 06.18.2014 | Green
Jeffrey Buchanan

On April 20, 2010, an explosion on BP's Deepwater Horizon oil rig kicked off the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history, as nearly five million barrels of oil spewed into the Gulf Coast over the next several months. Most of that oil is still there, and will be for years to come.

The Best Oyster Bars In America

Bon Appetit | Posted 06.03.2014 | Taste
Bon Appetit

There's just nothing like sitting at the bar with a frosty beer or a glass of Muscadet and slurping down a dozen.

Mercury in Seafood: A Little Clarity

Carl Safina | Posted 05.27.2014 | Green
Carl Safina

One of the most dangerous yet confusing toxic pollutants is mercury in seafood. Mercury is very bad for developing fetuses and children, and seafood is very good for them. But mercury is in all seafood. Like I said: confusing.

VIDEO: The Key to Opening Clams and Oysters

David Rosengarten | Posted 05.27.2014 | Taste
David Rosengarten

Master these multiple mollusk moves, and your dinner parties will change forever.

Funds for Tracing Gulf Seafood Slated to Run Out at Year's End

Susan Buchanan | Posted 05.10.2014 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Louisiana seafood vendors were hurt by the 2010 BP spill, fishing closures and consumers' fears that Gulf shrimp, oysters and fish were tainted. The catch isn't fully back to pre-spill levels but vendors want to prove they have quality, local seafood to sell.

"Aphrodisiac Foods" That Don't Make Us Feel Sexy

Posted 02.07.2014 | Taste

These foods may turn us off more than they turn us on.