Walking the Dock 9/5/2016

OYSTER OF THE WEEK: TATAMAGOUCHE Which means meeting of the waters in local Micmac dialect, are wild harvested oysters from the charming little fishing village with same name. Hand tonged where the French & Waugh rivers meet, in Nova Scotia, Canada. These choice ivory colored shells are elongated like a shoe horn and average 4”…Read More

Walking the Dock 08/29/2016

OYSTER OF THE WEEK: UMAMI               The word Umami which has Asian origins, depicts one of the five basic senses of taste  (sweet, sour, bitter, salty) and Umami the fifth, stimulating a feeling of smoothness, pleasant, savory and delicious. These 2 1/2 “to 3” pearls are cultured in the east passage, leading into the shellfish rich…Read More

Walking the Dock 8/22/2016

OYSTER OF THE WEEK: UMAMI                The word Umami which has Asian origins, depicts one of the five basic senses of taste  (sweet, sour, bitter, salty) and Umami the fifth, stimulating a feeling of smoothness, pleasant, savory and delicious. These 2 1/2 “to 3” pearls are cultured in the east passage, leading into the shellfish…Read More

Walking the Dock 8/8/2016

OYSTER OF THE WEEK: WELLFLEET The Wellfleet’s are cultured in the pristine estuaries of Wellfleet Harbor, located in North East Cape Cod bay. These 3 ½ “oysters result from the nutrient rich coastal waters that originates in the Canadian Maritime. These currents feed the bay with relatively cold waters to produce a consistently exceptional oyster.…Read More

Walking the Dock 8/1/2016

OYSTER OF THE WEEK:   FRENCH KISS These oysters are born in Neguac, New Brunswick Canada along the famous Acadian Peninsula that also produces the Beau Soliels. The oysters are allowed to mature for two more years, further developing a robust savor. The juveniles are placed in hard poly cages and submerged in the protected northern…Read More

Walking the Dock 7/25/2016

OYSTER OF THE WEEK: STANDISH SHORE: These Cape Cod Bay classics are grown in Duxbury Bay. The oysters are named for the peninsula South West of the farm and within rowing distance of the Miles Standish Statue. Ben Lloyd a fellow U.R.I graduate, had a dream to own and grow his own oysters. In 2010 he…Read More

Walking the Dock 7/11/2016

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 find…Read More

Walking the Dock 6/27/2016

OYSTER OF THE WEEK: CONWAY ROYALS The Conway’s are seeded along the western shores of the 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…Read More