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Why we eat oysters alive

Raw oysters are still alive - or freshly killed - when you eat them. Many think keeping them alive longer makes them safer to eat, but that's not the full story.
Why we eat oysters alive
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How oysters are farmed in Scotland’s lochs

Local landowner Johnny Noble and marine biologist Andy Lane started the Loch Fyne Oyster Farm in 1978. Since then, they have grown it into a global business. They export internationally to Barbados, South Africa, and Hong Kong, as well as stocking in prestigious London retailers. But what makes these oysters […]
How oysters are farmed in Scotland’s lochs
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How oysters went from cheap snack to luxury dish

Oysters are a marker of decedence and luxury, but this wasn’t always the case. Just 200 years ago the shellfish was handed out as a free bar snack, or used to bulk out pies. At the height of its popularity New Yorkers were eating 1 million oysters every day. Visit […]
How oysters went from cheap snack to luxury dish
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We tried a luxury seafood banquet served in a four-poster gold bed

You can get a seafood banquet served in bed. The feast includes Jersey and Poole rock oysters, a black caviar burger, a 1.5 pound Nova Scotia lobster, and king crab legs. It costs £65 ($US86) per person. Burger & Lobster in London installed a four-poster king size bed into it’s […]
We tried a luxury seafood banquet served in a four-poster gold bed