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UM Redux: How to Shuck an Oyster

Raw oysters are ranked among my top five favorite foods of all time, and we have pages of blog posts on this subject throughout the years, from around the world. They are packed with nutrients like protein, iron, zinc, potassium, and more....

Postcard from NYC: Grand Central Oyster Bar

As my plane hovered over Gotham City yesterday, descending into Newark, I felt a sense of ease. I was home. That’s an annoying thing to say, coming from someone who abandoned the city for really no good reason– but in...

Oyster Text

Here's something I think is totally random and kinda neat: a text to let you know what oysters are on the menu at Yankee Pier, a...

LE BERNARDIN! (NYC)

Finally made it to my #1 NYC fantasy restaurant, Le Bernardin! I had been dying to go there for years- one time I had almost convinced...

My #1 Restaurant in NYC

The Grand Central Oyster Bar is unquestionably my favorite restaurant in NYC. It's my #1, totally and completely. I love everything about it- from the food to the servers, the long oyster bar counter, watching the soup guy make pan roasts and chowders, the clanking pots, the dim lighting,...