Walking the Dock 10/12/2015

OYSTER OF THE WEEK –  MAYFLOWER POINT: Born in East Dennis Massachusetts outside of Quivett Neck and Sandy Point on the inside of Cape Cod, comes another classic East Coast oyster. The spat (seed) is started in ocean bags until they reach one inch, they are then tumbled aggressively by Aaron Brochu and the Big…Read More

Walking the Dock 10/5/2015

OYSTER OF THE WEEK: BRAS D”OR This week’s oyster comes from northern Nova Scotia in the Bras D’Or saltwater lake that separates Cape Breton from the Eastern Shore. Every spring Melissa and Bill Maclean harvest the oyster spat (seeds) from the wild along the shores of the lake. The spat are reared for one year…Read More

Walking the Dock 8/31/2015

OYSTER OF THE WEEK – BLUE POINT        A longtime favorite of oyster lovers everywhere, the points are bottom cultured in the Great South Bay, the Long Island Sound and stretching up along the southern Connecticut shoreline. In the early 1800’s when the oyster was first discovered in the water’s surrounding the town of Blue…Read More

Walking the Dock 8/24/2015

OYSTER OF THE WEEK – KATAMA BAYS The oysters also known as “Sweet Petites” are grown along the pristine sandy beaches between Chappaquiddick Island and Martha’s Vineyard. Katama which means crab fishing place to the native Wampanoag Indians because of its abundance of sea life, including crabs, clams, scallops and oysters. These 3 ½” gems…Read More

Walking the Dock 8/17/2015

OYSTER OF THE WEEK — SUNBERRY POINT The Sunberry Points are native, wild oysters that call the south side of Prince Edward Island home. These 3 ½” oysters grow in the red marine clay and rocks that are indigenous to the North Umberland Strait. After three years, the local bay men, using tongs, harvest the oysters…Read More

Walking the Dock 8/10/2015

OYSTER OF THE WEEK – BEAVERTAIL     Grown in the East Passage, leading into the famous shellfish laden waters of Narragansett Bay Rhode Island, these 3 ½” deep cup oysters are held in suspended cages from 20 to 40 feet below the ocean’s surface. The oyster earned its name by always displaying the size and…Read More

Walking the Dock 8/3/2015

OYSTER OF THE WEEK – BARNSTABLE These 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 8 – 10 foot flush tides create a nutrient rich growing environment, this leads to their sweet nut-like…Read More

Walking the Dock 7/27/2015

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…Read More