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Wednesday, July 26, 2006
Hungering for oysters
Nason also loves those from Katama Bay on Martha's Vineyard because of the oysters' "roasted corn finish." I'd never heard the flavor of oysters compared to roasted corn, but the discussion of bivalves made me hungry for oysters. Plump oysters, salty oysters, slippery-down-the-throat oysters.
And made me remember something else. This weekend, an Ogunquit restaurant listed oysters for $3 each or $17 for a half-dozen. Nace says his range, depending on availability, goes from $1.80 to $2.70, and that he hasn't seen $3 prices here. Could the price of oysters be tied to the price of gas? How high can an oyster go?