Welcome to the W&T Seafood blog! We’re a family-run oyster and seafood distributer in NYC, here to share our knowledge and passion for briny bivalves. Here you’ll find educational resources on oysters and shellfish, useful tips and recipes, and info on our events. Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter for real-time updates, and subscribe to our newsletter for info on our upcoming events, classes and market days. Happy shucking!
Category Archives: oysters
For the last year, I’ve been cultivating a small oyster garden in NYC Harbor as part of the NY/NJ Baykeepers oyster gardening program. It has been a journey full of unexpected delights, failures and mysteries. This year, the oyster gardening … Continue reading
Maybe you love eating oysters, but do you also know how to shuck them? It’s not difficult and it’s not dangerous, especially when you’ll be getting guidance from some of New York’s most enthusiastic ostreaphiles! On Monday, June 23, we’ll … Continue reading
We’ve had a wet winter and chilly spring here in New York, one that has stymied the plans of gardeners and farmers hoping to get an early start to the growing season. While they aren’t plants dependent on photosynthesis, oysters … Continue reading
Photo: Montauk Pearl Oysters / Good Eggs Good news, Brooklyn! We’ve partnered with Good Eggs to launch seafood sales of our top East Coast products. For the first time, you can buy fresh, regional oysters, clams and mussels from us … Continue reading
Photos: W&T Seafood In the late summer months immediately after obtaining my oyster garden, I spent most of my time mucking off sea squirts and struggling to make sure the cage had enough water flow. Luckily, as the weather got … Continue reading
Photos: W&T Seafood In the fall of 2012, Forty North Oyster Farm had just begun planting their first crop of oysters. Mere days later, Hurricane Sandy hit the Eastern seaboard, destroying coastal towns and remaking the shoreline. “Of the 300 … Continue reading