Oysters 101: There are over 100 species of true oysters and traditionally they are named after the body of water or bay in which they are grown and are known by a myriad of names such as Wellfleets, Kumamoto and La Saint Simon. In honer of National Oyster Day on August 5th we have created a list 3 great restaurants in Philadelphia that are celebrating with great oyster specials.
Oyster Day Happy Hour 4:30-6:30pm featuring $ east and west coast varieties of oysters
$10 Cucumber gimlets - pairs perfectly with oysters!
$10 glasses of Veuve Cliquot + Moet Imperial Whitestar
Red Owl Tavern:
Summer Citywide - a dozen oysters and a bottle of sparkling wine for $33 — available from 4:30pm on!
$1 select oysters all night
Three traditional oyster dishes including:
Oysters Rockefeller $17 — Parmesan cream, kale, garlic and bacon
Oyster chowder $10 — Potatoes, thyme, garlic, white wine and panchetta
Oyster tartare $21 — Creme fraiche, lemon segments, chives and caviar (6 count)z
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