Oysters are the delicacy of the sea. In an early article, we discussed how oysters are raised. In this article I would like to share with you the type of oysters we offer and where they come from.
We offer three types of oysters for your eating pleasure:
The Gulf that the name is referring to is the Gulf of Mexico. Some of the largest oyster reefs on the planet are in the Gulf and particularly off the coast of Louisiana. Most of the oysters consumed in the southern United States are Gulf Oysters, which is a strain of Eastern Oyster (Crassostrea virginica). The freshwater that runs down the Mississippi and meshes with the ocean creates a perfect salinity that is unique to the Gulf Oyster taste. [Read more…] about More About Our Oysters