Peak Oyster Season and Weekend Specialties 10.15.15 October 14 2015 Posted in

This Sunday, we’ll be hosting the 7th annual Oyster Bash as part of the New York Food and Wine Festival.  While tickets are long gone, that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy oysters this weekend.  It’s peak oyster season and if anyone has paid any attention to these e-mails, you’re well aware we carry quite a few bi-valves at any given time, both in the store and Cull&Pistol.  What makes it peak oyster season?  Glad you asked.  Oysters are seasonal creatures. Like other animals, they hibernate in the winter, so to prepare for this, they build up their glycogen stores (a type of sugar) by stuffing themselves in the fall. This process makes them sweet and plump during those fall months -- an ideal state for oyster eaters. So, if we don’t see you at Oyster Bash, stop on by Chelsea Market!

In other event news, it’s still not too late to make a reservation for our Maine Lobster Bake on October 29th!  Click the link above for more details and reservation links.

Specialty Items 

Bonito, FL

Blue Marlin, HI

Cod Cheeks, MA

Coho, Sitka Sound, AK

King Salmon, WA

Kohada, Japan

Sanma, Japan

Taylor Bay Scallops, MA

Sea Urchin, CA

Oyster Lineup

Beau Soleil, Miramichi Bay, NB

Wallace Bay, Wallace Bay, NS

Paines Creek, Cape Cod Bay, MA

Standish, Duxbury Bay, MA

Honeysuckle, Katama Bay, MA

Plymouth, Plymouth Bay, MA

Wild Goose, Narragansett Bay, RI

Mystic, Long Island Sound, CT

Copps Island, Long Island Sound, CT

Fishers Island, Block Island Sound, NY

Oyster Ponds, Orient Bay, NY

Widow’s Hole, Peconic Bay, NY

Peconic Gold, Peconic Bay, NY

Cape May Salts, Delaware Bay, NJ

38 North, St Mary’s River, MD

Broadwater, Occahannock Creek, VA

Flap Jack, Eld Inlet, WA

Church Point, Hammersley Inlet, VA

Kumomoto, Humboldt Bay, CA

We hope you'll stop by this weekend and take advantage!  Stay tuned next Thursday for another edition of specialty items.  Please note that occasionally items listed will not make it to our store due to weather or unforeseen supply issues.


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