20 Jun 2010, Posted by admin in EAT, 0 Comments
This is perhaps still one of my favorite interview quotes, years later: “It’s dependably unpredictable,” jokes Jon Rowley, director of marketing for Washington state-based Taylor Shellfish Farms. “I had a couple [of oysters] at lunch the other day, and I could tell they were just starting to get the urge.” Getting the urge to spawn. As in release their eggs and sperm into the water. Yum. Not to worry, “it’s a group thing,” says chef David LeFevre. Right.
Here’s the full article. Best to read in a month without an “r” (May to August), or was that a month with an “r”? When oysters tend to be less eager to find saltwater mates is when I’ll be shucking.