Sex, Death and Oysters: A Half-Shell Lover's World Tour
Also, I was disappointed that the author made light of the environmental impacts. Both in the overall destruction of oyster beds across the globe an ...more
But, the book suffers from two things, though i ...more
This is a good read for anyone who loves oysters. The author travels around the world tasting local oysters, talking to people in the oyster business, and sharing tales of festivals, parties, recipes, and bars/restaurants. He also discusses myths and traditions of the various oyster cultures around the world.
I honestly would've given the book four stars, however as the author skipped New England almost completely ( except for a chapter on Long Island Sound / Norwalk, CT ), three it is... Finally
I found the writing entertaining and the info interesting. I still don't like oysters. ...more