Walking the Dock 8/21/2017

OYSTER OF THE WEEK: QUIVET SHORE The oysters are grown on the inside of Cape Cod Bay, east of Dennis Massachusetts, along the sheltered side of Quivet Shores. The trays are attached to sunken poles allowing them to rise and fall with the tides. For two years, the oysters thrive on the nutrient rich currents…Read More

Walking the Dock 8/14/2017

OYSTER OF THE WEEK: RIPTIDE These oysters hail from Westport Massachusetts, at the entrance to Buzzard Bay, just south of Dogfish Ledge. The farm is owned and operated by Kerian Fennelly and his wife Kristin. Kerian lobstered for many years until he started this traditional Irish oyster farm and has perfected the signature process that…Read More

Walking the Dock 8/7/2017

OYSTER OF THE WEEK: GLACIER BAY These oysters originate in the Northumberland Straight between PEI and Brunswick Canada. The Glaciers are grown in off bottom cages, above the red clay bottom and nestled amongst the abundant eel grass. In about 3 years the oysters will reach the choice size or 3 to 3 ½” in…Read More

Walking the Dock 7/31/2017

OYSTER OF THE WEEK: PINK MOON These gems are raised in the cold crisp waters of New London Bay, PEI Canada. They are the most northern variety grown here on the east coast. They are raised by the same farm that rears some of the finest examples of local gastronomy, the Raspberry Points. The Pinks…Read More

Walking the Dock 7/24/2017

OYSTER OF THE WEEK: WILEY POINT The Wiley’s are grown in the Great Salt Bay which forms the Damariscotta River, up down east from my family in Booth Bay Harbor, Maine. These pristine waters grow some famous names such as Glidden Points and Pemaquids to name a few. The savor is accented by the abundance…Read More

Walking the Dock 7/18/2017

OYSTER OF THE WEEK: SUMMERSIDE Grown in the famous Bedeque Bay on the south side (summerside) of Prince Edward Island Canada. These 3.5” oysters are bottom grown on the red marine clay and rocks amidst the swift currents of the Conway Narrows. This area has an elevated glycogen presence which is accented in their flavor.…Read More

Walking the Dock 6/26/2017

OYSTER OF THE WEEK: CONWAY ROYALS: The Conway’s are seeded along the western shores of Malpaque Bay, located on the North-Western shore of P.E.I. Canada. They grow naturally along the sea floor, taking in all the native nutrients, minerals and intrinsic flavors of their marine environment. After two years, they are tonged in true artisan…Read More

Walking the Dock 6/5/2017

OYSTER OF THE WEEK: CAPE CHARLES These oysters are grown on the Eastern Shore of Virginia in the Chesapeake Bay. The seeds are scattered along the bay floor and allowed to grow naturally until they reach 1 ½ inches in length. They are transferred to bottom cages for the remainder of the grow out, taking…Read More

Walking the Dock 5/22/2017

OYSTER OF THE WEEK: BARNSTABLE These 3 ½” oysters are grown on the inside hook of Cape Cod in the Great Marshes. They are started in mesh bags along the clean sandy bottom. The multitude of creeks and the 8 to 10 foot flush tides create a nutrient rich growing environment. At the inlet, you’ll…Read More