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Category Archives: oysters
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
Photos: W&T Seafood A month after the Attack of the Sea Squirts, I returned to my oyster garden and crossed my fingers that there would not be as many squirting tunicates bulging from my cage. Although some had grown back, … Continue reading
One of my favorite Italian traditions is aperitivo, a great way to wind down after work, grab a drink and some nibbles, and mingle a bit before dinner. So, I’m excited to announce an aperitivo with Virgola, a new Italian … Continue reading
Photos: W&T Seafood Last month, I stopped by the oyster garden to find a handful of sea squirts hanging from the rope and top of the cage. They didn’t seem like a nuisance at the time, so I left them. Much … Continue reading
Photos: W&T Seafood What happens to all the glistening, briny shellfish that gets pulled from the tidal flats of Washington? It comes to the Taylor Shellfish processing plant to be washed, prepared, bagged and shipped to customers around the world. The … Continue reading
Photo: W&T Seafood It’s been one month since our oyster garden was dropped into New York harbor, and I stopped by to check the cage and make sure all was well. In the past, cages have been lost to vandalism … Continue reading