Oysters

Alive and Shucking in Wellfleet

by Terry Conway  Does any food pack such a powerful sense of place as an oyster? Pemaquid! Apalachicola! Wellfleet! A working harbor on Cape Cod, Mass., Wellfleet is a noble name in the lineage of oyster towns, home to roughly 100 oystermen and a handful of commercial draggers. It has long been an industry here, …

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Chincoteague(Va.) Oyster Festival Celebrates its 40th Anniversay

By Jim Weaver Oysters aren’t everybody’s cup of tea.  For one thing they aren’t particularly attractive and we like our food to look pretty.  And the flavor is a little strange, at least initially.  Some would say it’s an acquired taste. However, if you’re willing to try oysters, they can become exceedingly habit forming.   …

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