Tag: oysters

Tucson Dining: Oyster Festival – November 10

Kingfisher’s 3rd Annual Oyster Festival will be this coming Saturday November 10 from 10 am until 2 pm during UA Homecoming Weekend. There will have a tent set up outside and we will be shucking 12-15 different varieties of oysters from around the country. And if that’s not enough to pacify all you oyster-philes, there […]

Oysters and Wine: In Search of The Bliss Factor

April means one thing as far as oysters are concerned….The Pacific Coast Oyster Wine Competition. Taylor Shellfish Farms of Shelton Washington is the sponsor. A few years ago I was fortunate to be a judge for this unique event. Jon Rowley of Jon Rowley & Associates, the idea man behind the event, invited me to […]

Tucson: the world is my oyster … festival at Kingfisher Bar & Grill

Image via Wikipedia Tucson restaurant news: Kingfisher Announces 1st Annual Oyster Festival “Some say oysters are good for what ails you,” said Co-owner and Executive Chef Jim Murphy. “Casanova reputedly ate 60 a day, and he did all right.” Tucson, ARIZ. – In what is sure to become a tradition coinciding with Homecoming Weekend at […]

Food Blog: Oysters and the Best Oysters

PROVIDENCE. R.I.: Oyster growers are fiercely fiercely competitive and every grower is convinced their oyster is the best,” says Bob Rheault, President of the East Coast Shellfish Growers Association (ecsga.org). To settle the issue of which East Coast oyster tastes best, the ECSGA and the National Shellfisheries Association asked growers to submit their finest to the […]