Author Archives: Crystal Cun

Barnstable: Welcome to the Napa Valley of Oysters!

Photos: W&T Seafood One of the best parts about working in the oyster industry is that you’ll naturally find yourself in scenic, postcard-perfect coastal inlets and rustic seaside towns. This is why when Tamar Haspel at Barnstable Oyster announced that … Continue reading

An Oyster Grows in Greenport

Photos: W&T Seafood A few weeks ago, the New York Oyster Lovers Meetup ventured off to Greenport, NY for a quick swim in the oystering world. We visited Little Creek Oyster Farm’s sparkling new U-Shuck market, cruised around Greenport Harbor … Continue reading

Brooklyn Oyster Riot Recap

Photo credits: Julie Qiu We came, we slurped, we had a great time! Here are just a few scenes from the Brooklyn Oyster Riot, many many thanks to all of our friends and partners who helped us pull this together! You … Continue reading

The Brooklyn Oyster Riot Is Coming

We are thrilled to be sponsoring the Brooklyn Oyster Riot, the launch event for New York Oyster Week this year! Join us on Thurs, Sept 11 at the Palm House at Brooklyn Botanic Garden at 6:30 pm. The event will … Continue reading

Meetup: Greenport Oyster Farm Tour & U-Shuck

Photo: Little Creek Oyster Farm I’m excited to announce another oyster farm field trip! On Saturday, Sept 6th, we’ll be heading to Greenport for an oystercentric day with some of New York’s leading watermen. I’ve been talking to these folks … Continue reading

Recipe: Octopus Risotto

Photo: W&T Seafood What do you do with an abundance of octopus? Last year, I forayed into the age old dilemma of how to tenderize an octopus. After a successful slow roast, I had a lot of cooked octopus on … Continue reading