Masterful shuckers go for the gold.
On February 8, join in on the First Annual Seattle Oyster Invitational hosted by Westward and Huxley Wallace Collective. It promises to be a memorable night chock-full of delicious food, drink and 16 local shuckers competing for the glory and the purse!
Having lived in the Seattle area my entire life and because eating is one of my favourite hobbies, I have eaten at most of the restaurants around here. I can usually come up with a few recommendations for each cuisine and neighborhood fairly easily—with one exception: seafood.
Some of the finest seafood in Seattle.
In this edition of Food Porn, we feature Seastar Restaurant and Raw Bar, owned by the renowned Chef John Howie. With two locations — one in Bellevue downtown and one in Westlake, an elegant seafood dining experience awaits. From fresh oysters to sushi and cooked seafood entrees, Seastar
Hama Hama Oysters and Taylor Shellfish make one hot duo for a pairing extravaganza.
Seattle is a hotbed of oyster activity. I could probably pen a weekly column dedicated to the beautiful bivalves, but since they are amongst the sexiest of all sexy foods, for now news of them resides here. This week there is a lot to tell. I had the great fortune to attend an oyster and wine tasting that featured oysters from Hama Hama Oyster Company as well as Taylor Shellfish.
This popular bivalve tingles more than just taste buds.
This week, the subject is food that not only nourishes, but serves another, naughtier purpose. Many foods are proven aphrodisiacs – honey, almonds, avocados and chocolate, to name a few – but the granddaddy of all is the incredible, edible oyster.