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

Walking the Dock 7/20/15

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…Read More

Walking the Dock 7/6/2015

OYSTER OF THE WEEK FIRE LAKE      Born on the west end of the Federation Bridge, the longest spanning bridge in the world that connects P.E.I. to Cape Jourimain, New Brunswick Canada. The grow-out beds are laden with oyster shells that have been previously shucked so that the spat (eggs) have a rigid surface to adhere…Read More

Walking the Dock 6/30/15

OYSTER OF THE WEEK– SKINNY DIPPER Raised in the mouth of the St. Jerome Creek in Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay, These beauties were the featured oyster at the Preakness, the second leg for the Triple Crown. The Skinny’s average is 3 ½”, with a deep cup and very plump meat. Even the name arouses curiosity suggesting…Read More