Thimble Island Oysters: Heralded since the 1800′s for deep waters, freshwater streams, and perfectly calibrated salinity and temperatures, the Thimble Islands have for generations provided New York City’s finest restaurants with an oyster highly prized by connoisseurs for its rich, briny taste. We’ve worked to perfect this tradition by developing the deep-water “Thimble Island Oyster”, a cocktail oyster with a deep cup and high meat-to-shell ratio. Click here to meet Brendan, your local oysterman.
How are Oyster Good for the Environment? We’ve chosen to raise oysters because study after study show that shellfish farms — as opposed to industrial fishing and ocean farming methods — significantly improve water quality and have a net-positive impact on our oceans. That’s why oysters are now ranked as one of the top five “Super Green SeaFoods” by the Environmental Defense Fund…Read More.
Are Oysters Good For You? We all know oysters are delicious, but are they good for you? It turns out that oysters are one of the most nutritionally well balanced of foods available. Click here to find out why. If you want to get creative, here are a few of our favorite cooked oyster recipes.
Do Oysters Really Improve Your Love Life? According to sex therapist Dr. Maureen Whelihan “Oysters contain and release dopamine. Dopamine is an important chemical in sexy thought and arousal. It helps increase zinc and zinc increases testosterone in men and libido in women.” Click here to learn more.
To whet your appetite, take a look at this 1920 footage of British oystermen hauling and slurping down their catch.