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Can Oysters Make You Feel Drunk?

Oysters can cause a person to feel drunk due to their high level of alcohol content and other proteins and minerals that can send their blood alcohol level skyrocketing very rapidly. There is an enzyme called tyrosine decarboxylase, which degrades the drinking alcohol into neurotransmitter dopamine that makes you feel intoxicated or euphoric, just like … Read more

5 Healthy Seafood and Wine Pairings

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Try new fresh seafood – wine matchings to enrich your dining experience with the Oyster Bar upgraded menu, Chuckanut Drive! The benefits of eating seafood Pleasant weather signals a natural urge to sit outside, sipping a glass of fine wine with a light meal. The terrace of Oyster Bar calls for relaxing and enjoying beautiful … Read more

Are Oysters Delicious?

Oysters Delicious

We shall take a deep dive into the ocean to find out what makes Oysters delicious, but firstly, let’s know who these Oysters guys are. WHAT ARE OYSTERS Oysters are saltwater animals that live in marine habitats such as bays and oceans. They are a vital part of the ecosystem because of their ability to … Read more

Understand Oyster Eating In The Pacific Northwest

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When it comes to oyster eating in the Pacific Northwest, there are a few things that you need to know. You need to know things like the types of oysters followed by what the oyster names mean, and when is the best time to eat oysters. In turn, you will have a better understanding of … Read more

History of Eating Northwest Pacific Oysters

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The Natives Centuries before the arrival of European settlement, the native tribes on the Pacific Northwest coast consumed animals from the sea. The Siwash or “Fish Eaters” included oysters in their diet. This was evident when large piles of discarded shells were discovered, with specimens dating back to 3000-4000 years. Back then, the natives used … Read more

The 4 Seasons of Seafood at the Oyster Bar

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Seafood, like fruit and vegetables, has its seasons. Let’s learn how to incorporate in-season seafood of the Pacific Northwest into our diets and benefit from it! 3 benefits of seafood seasonality Health: caught undeveloped properly fish lacks minerals, nutrients, and vitamins. Economic:  a seasonal increase in supply makes fish more affordable. Sustainable: seafood populations migrate … Read more

Fun Oyster Recipe

There are a lot of ways to prepare oysters. You may not have a lot of experience creating oysters in fun, new way. But, we have you covered with this Pacific Northwest recipe that will help you see and taste oysters with a fresh perspective. Yaquina Bay Sandwich Of Oysters If you are a fan … Read more

The Art of Oysters

When it comes to oysters, you probably think about your experience eating them. However, one person from Bellevue, Washington, has decided to make them into an art project. As people brainstorm landscaping and hardscaping projects, stone, gravel, and concrete are usually on the minds of individuals. But, oyster shells might be the newest trend for … Read more

Best Oysters in the Pacific Northwest

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The Pacific Oyster Most oysters grown in the Pacific Northwest are Pacific Oysters. In the 21st Century, Washington state harvests 98% of these oysters, and they come a lot of different ways. Some Pacific Oysters are petite in size, while others are quite portly. Some can be harsh, while others have sweet tastes. In April … Read more

Health Benefits of Oysters

Those already onboard with Oysters are already enjoying a real delicacy. Are you wondering if Oysters are good for you? Or if they have any health benefits? There are many reasons to love Oysters – Even if you hate them. There are tons of good reasons to add oysters to your diet. Firstly, they are … Read more