Skipper Otto’s Cortes Island Oysters #UglytoAwesome

Taking Skipper Otto’s Cortes Island Oysters from Ugly to Awesome If you are an oyster lover, you know oysters come in all sizes and shapes. Some are best slurped fresh, right out of the shell, some dressed up with a bit of mignonette, and some of the bigger ones are better in stews or baked….

Osoyoos Oyster Festival – Even Oysters Need a Day in the Sun

Osoyoos Oyster Festival Events for 2016 April 20-24 For the fifth year in a row I am heading up to Osoyoos for their annual oyster festival and it’s Michael’s third year! We’re huge fans of bivalves and when they are paired with oyster friendly wines, beers and libations, we love them even more. The oyster festival was…

46 South Fish Co. – Fishing NZ Waters Sustainably

While I have slurped down my share of West Coast Oysters and fully support local food consumption, there are times of the year when our fine British Columbia bivalves are just not the best and actual days on end when they are completely inedible. Therefore, when I need to pop a few shells on these…

The Blackbird Public House & Oyster Bar

I love a good oyster bar, even if oysters are the only forte. However, when there is the addition of a cocktail program, a serious scotch selection and a menu that showcases local products, I’ll spend more than a few moments checking it out. Recently I lunched at such a place – The Blackbird Public…

Hapa Izakaya unveils a new Oyster Bar in the West End!

Marking its 10th anniversary, Hapa West End has unveiled a new Oyster Bar, offering fresh, local, Ocean Wise oysters. Founded by Justin and Lea Ault in 2003, Hapa has evolved the Japanese Pub concept from small drinking houses with plates of munchies to sophisticated lounges with sparkling cocktails, extensive sake offerings and Japanese dishes ranging…

Oyster Club News

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Foodists 2nd Annual BBQ Bootcamp

Rockin’ Ronnie Shewchuk slices up his delicious lamb popsicles hot off the grill after being marinated in herbs de Provence, rosemary and Dijon, served with balsamic vinegar and fresh mint.  Foodists.ca is extremely excited to present our second annual Barbecue Bootcamp featuring BBQ Champ and author, Rockin’ Ronnie Shewchuk. Modelled after last summer’s smash hit…

This week at MonBella Bistoria….

Everything Oysters! Starting on Tuesday with a $25 Oyster Tasting Menu; three courses paired with three wines (reservations recommended). MonBella Weekly Specials Powell River Little Wing Oysters on the 1/2 shell lemon & horseradish ice, classic cocktail sauce North Cove Oyster & Frisee Salad warm proscuitto & cippolini onion confit, lemon balm, polenta Thyme &…