Best Oyster Bars in the US

    … Building, this airy, recently expanded oyster bar provides sweeping waterfront views of the Bay Bridge along with the company's fresh shellfish pulled from nearby Tomales Bay. Chef Christopher Laramie's menu features sustainably raised seafood like steamed Manila clams or semolina-dusted crispy smelts. Much of the produce is grown near the oyster farm…

    3 readers - By Dr. Christian G.E. Schiller/ schiller-wine

    Best Pairing of the Summer: Mad Violets Riesling with Grilled Oysters

    … with minerality and stone fruit flavors and an acidity that starts your mouth salivating, the wine then lightens with notes of honey, honeysuckle, and flowers on the finish. Mad Violets crafts this Riesling in the the off-dry German Kabinett style. I paired this delicious-on-its own-but-even-better-with-food wine with freshly grilled oysters straight…

    4 readers - By Oregon Winette

    Farm to fingers - visit to Carlingford Oyster Farm

    …Everyone knows that the shorter the distance food travels, the fresher it is when you take a bite. My visit to Carlingford Oyster Farm gave me a rare treat of dining on oysters just pulled from salt water. The visit was arranged by Failte Ireland for a dozen bloggers who had been in the country for TBEX. As we gazed out on an inlet at low tide…

    1 readers - By Diane Letulle/ Wine Lover's Journal
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