Tonight marks (in no particular order) the end of June, the unofficial start to what will be a four-day holiday weekend for a lot of people, and Edible New York’s final event in 2011’s Eat/Drink/Local Week: East End Oysters Night at Jimmy’s No. 43. Last night Eddie “Oysters” (who is currently in training to be the world’s fastest oyster shucker) gave us a preview of the great oysters that will be served up courtesy of Blue Island Oysters (all you can eat tickets are $35; get yours before you head over to the bar). Let’s just say these are some damn good oysters!
Today, we’ll get to meet Blue Island’s founder and CEO, Chris Quartuccio, who was nice enough to answer a few questions about the oyster world (because we’re a reputable blog that doesn’t take what doesn’t belong to us, you’ll have to go here to see a really cool pic of Chris). Who knew oysters were a diet food? [Read more…] about Oysters Oysters Everywhere… And Plenty of Beer to Drink!