Tag: oyster

I’ve been finishing up a book I’ve been putting off for a while called The Big Oyster by Mark Kurlansky. In one particular section, Kurlansky writes about how oystermen along the Hudson in the early days of New York found out how to teach oysters to hold in water. Why would they need to do […]


I saw this book today and instantly picked it up. It’s a book by Mark Kurlansky called The Big Oyster that delves into NYC history as told through the life of the oyster. In many ways, it reminds me of Rats, another book I highly recommend that tells of NYC history in a truly unique way […]

Like Daeho said, I really have to try this before I die. It looks totally gross but at the same time I find it oddly appetizing as well. On a related note, I ate a live clam this past Saturday at a buffet (don’t confuse it with a raw oyster, which is already dead). It […]