Happy Oyster Day
This is a good time to plug our weekly seafood report. Watch our blog every Friday and learn what is hot and what is not
National Oyster Day
The Five Facts you should know about Oysters:
- The average 3 inch oyster filters about 50 gallons of water a day.
- Americans eat more oysters than any other country in the world.
- Most oysters varieties in North America are actually native to Eastern Europe or Asia. Brought here by ships over the centuries
- The world’s only oyster museum is on Chincoteague Island, Virginia.
- For centuries, oysters are one of the best known aphrodisiac foods in the culinary world
Today’s Food History
- 1850 Henry-Rene-Albert-Guy de Maupassant was born. Among the subjects of his short stories are many about the fashionable life of Paris.
- 1858 Alexis Benoit Soyer died. French chef and author. Chef of the London Reform Club. He opened kitchens in Ireland during the famine to sell food at 1/2 price and was an advisor on food to the British army during the Crimean War. Invented several stoves and kitchen…
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