Oyster Company

  • Dining

    November 7, 2013

    Bivalve Season Is Here

    Houston restaurants are ready to get shucking.

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2013

    Oyster Season Opens On November 1, And Local Restaurants Are Ready To Get Shucking

    "He first selected the smallest one ... and then bowed his head as though he were saying grace. Opening his mouth very wide, he struggled for a moment, after which all was over. I shall never forget the comic look of despair he cast upon the other five over-occupied shells. I asked him how he felt. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2010

    Grab a Sack of Fat Gulf Oysters

    ​Gulf oysters are extra fat right now after our recent cold snap. José at Airline Seafood at 1841 Richmond showed me the only sack of oysters he had when I stopped in on Tuesday. He said he was expecting a fresh shipment today. The bag of oysters on hand were harvested on January 17 in Matago ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2008

    The Effects of Hurricane Ike on the Oyster Industry

    Misho Ivic Misho Ivic, the owner of Misho’s Oyster Company in San Leon, says that thanks to Ike, there aren’t going to be any oysters harvested in Galveston Bay for a while. The Louisiana oyster grounds were also closed for several weeks as a result of Gustav. But the closings will have limited ... More >>

  • News

    April 6, 2006

    Hold the Salt

    Too much of a good thing threatens the oysters in Galveston Bay

  • Dining

    March 25, 2004

    Sex, Death and Oysters

    Beneath the muddy waters of Galveston Bay lies one of the greatest seafood treasure troves on earth