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A winning combo: Oysters and Sports... Ainsworth Park

In addition to oysters, we hold a very special place in our hearts for all things University of Michigan sports. When the boys have retired their helmets at the end of each football season, we tune into the dribbling ball at Chrysler Arena, or whatever court the road should take […]

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Oscar Oyster Shucking...Its all about the tools

Just like oysters, there are a wide variety of knives available for shucking those beautiful shells open. An entire science of proper methodology, structure, and sharpness exists in facilitating the most efficiently forceful, yet delicate, way of prying open the vessel that cradles these creatures of the sea. Although most […]

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Oysters and Crab...Joe’s Stone Crab, Miami

No trip to Miami would be complete without a visit to Joe’s Stone Crab. We love this establishment so much, we even took a day trip once, arriving just in time for lunch, and departing shortly after (Jet Blue was having an amazing $20 round trip deal, and so we […]

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Oysters down under...Sydney, Australia & New Zealand

This past december vacation brought us to the other side of the world to the land down under. Commencing in Sydney Australia, followed by a swim across the Tazmanian Sea to New Zealand, our adventurous itinerary entailed a culinary component of oysters and local wines of a land far from […]

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Laying Over with Oysters...Vancouver, BC

Completely turned on by the idea of savoring a city’s culinary scene in a bounded period of time, we followed in Anthony Bourdain’s foot steps and laid over in Vancouver, British Columbia. Although while Anthony’s visits tap out at the FMC regulated 24 hour layover, our Friday evening arrival and […]

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A Marathon, Hurricane Sandy and Oysters

This past Sunday, I, along with 47,000 other runners, was planning to take on the celebrated ING New York City Marathon.  Thousands of us, from all around the world, spent months and months training for the day we would traverse that 26.2 mile course, and cross the finish line in […]

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One City, So Many Oysters....San Francisco

Hardly the roadies to follow their team on a six hour flight cross country, it was just the excuse we needed to book a weekend trip to the city of oysterly love. With our Giants taking on the 49ers on Sunday, a Thursday evening arrival would ensure two full days […]

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Lighting Up The Night with Oysters

As we welcome the Fall harvest of seasonal produce at its prime, the ripest and juiciest apples, squash in multiples varieties and beaming colors of scrumptious vegetation, our excitement peeks over the plethora of foodie events that are about to take place throughout New York City. Each with its own […]

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Sailing Away with Oysters...New York City Oyster Week

Perhaps coincidental, or just a feat of pure genius, but the very first NYC Oyster week happen to be born as our dear bivalve took plunge into its seasonal growth spurt. This mastermind idea, worthy of fireworks, is the conception of a few individuals hungry for a good shuck and […]

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The Soulful Speakeasy Oyster...The Leadbelly

Although just directly across the street, The Leadbelly is a worlds away from its sister restaurant, The Fat Radish. More cocktail driven, with an exclusive yet approachable vibe, its a speakeasy worth traveling back in time for. Sporadic artifacts of the era, with some more randomly chosen then others, inhabit […]

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