National Oyster Day

National Oyster Day

From mastering the art of preparing to sustainable harvesting methods, watch ingenious culinary approaches highlighting oysters' bountiful flavors and culinary heritage.

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National Oyster Day
  • The Oyster Farmer

    A lobster fisherman risks everything to start an oyster farm. This strange animal's history, ecology, and culinary uses are more tied to humans than he could have imagined.

  • Chef's Notebook: Shucking Oysters

    Julie Qiu, founder of In a Half Shell, demonstrates how to properly shuck an oyster.

  • Cooking with Wine: Bordeaux - Sauternes

    Enjoy a stroll through the Bordeaux region with Chef Kate Hill’s Les Huîtres au Sabayon au Sauternes, poached oysters with spiced sausage under a Sabayon blanket.

  • Sparklers: Ep 5 | The Oyster Dish

    The cast pairs Villa Sparina sparkling wine with oysters for the Perfect Bite challenge. Featuring guest judge Ben Jacobsen, founder of Jacobsen Salt Co.

  • BYOB: Muscadet

    This crisp white wine from the Loire valley in France is one of the great bargains in wine. Learn everything you need to know to bring this bottle anywhere and sound like an expert.

  • Turtle Soup and Oysters

    Jason Wise sits down to talk to one of the culinary world's busiest chefs, Meg Bickford, to discuss New Orleans cuisine, the back of the house and a passion for turtle soup.

  • The Oyster

    Jason Wise and Julie Qiu, oyster expert and founder of In A Half Shell, talk all about oysters, where to find them, how to eat them, and what to pair with them. Learn more about Julie at and check out her episode on SOMM TV, Chef's Notebook: Shucking Oysters.