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Apalachicola Bay

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2012

    Wine Has Terroir; Oysters Have "Merroir," and We'll Pay More For It

    "We had a vastly more sophisticated oyster culture 100 years ago than we do now," said Robb Walsh over a plate of six Gulf oysters yesterday afternoon. Walsh was speaking on a panel of winemakers on pairing white wines with oysters, but the lost history of Texas oysters was proving far more fascinat ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 12, 2009

    Oyster Lovers Unite

    This Valentine's weekend may be your best chance to eat oysters for years to come

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2008

    Shuck U: The Right Tool

    The big brute of the oyster-shucking world is called a "Galveston knife" (on the left). It's an eight-inch knife with a stout four-inch blade designed for opening large oysters like the five-inch Espiritu Santo Bay oyster shown beside it. (Espritu Santo Bay is down around Port O'Connor.) The knife s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 25, 2008

    An Apalachicola Christmas

    Apalachicola is the premier Gulf oyster appellation. Even snobby oyster bars that normally don't include Gulf oysters feature these beauties from Northern Florida. The last time I checked, Apalachicola oysters were going for $2.25 apiece at Oceanaire Seafood in the Galleria--the same price as the pr ... More >>

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