In Long Island’s Moriches Bay, Great Gun Oyster Farm is raising oysters that reflect the local terroir. Their Great Gun oysters have a sharp brine up front that leads to a sweet, buttery finish, bringing to mind the brisk waters of the Atlantic shoreline. Great Gun’s owner, Paul McCormick, came to oysters after a long period […]
Fresh Oysters and a Pickled Blueberry Mignonette
We’re celebrating summer with a plate of plump Pemaquid oysters, harvested in Maine and known for their sweet, salty flavor.
Tasting Notes from Oyster Expert Julie Qiu
Whether you’re an aficionado or newbie, oysters make a sophisticated addition to any dinner party. And while the essence of an oyster varies depending on where and how it’s grown, here are some general tasting notes from Julie Qiu, founder and author of In A Half Shell, a website dedicated to international oyster appreciation. Wines […]