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Shucking Oysters with Fletcher O’Neal

Fisherman Profile by Maddy Sweitzer-Lamme Fletcher O’Neal pulls his truck through a narrow road and up to the edge of the water. We climb out of the car and into the boat, where he offers me a water and admonishes … Continue reading

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Locals Oyster Bar @ Tift Merrit Show – Aug 19

We’re teaming up with Spread Events to present a pop-up Oyster Bar for Tift Merritt & Friends @ NCMA! Doors open @ 6pm and we’ll be serving Raw NC Oysters on-the-half-shell, peel & eat Pamlico Sound Shrimp + marinated Cocktail … Continue reading

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Sandbar Oyster Co.

CATCH INFO: Shellfish Cultivated in Newport River, NC Growers: David “Clammerhead” Cessna & Niels Lindquist WILD PONIES SALINITY: moderately high SIZE: Small CUP: moderate COLTS SALINITY: moderately high SIZE: X-small, cocktail size CUP: deep >> PRESS: Growing Better Bivalves: Science, … Continue reading

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Seafood Lobby Day – WED, June 14

BOTTOM LINE: If this bill were to pass, it would be the first step in eradicating commercial fishing from our public trust waters…and unless you go to the coast yourself and catch it, you won’t be able to enjoy NC … Continue reading

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VIDEO: How to Fillet a Fish

via Western Wake Farmers’ Market: How to fillet a whole fish. Purchasing whole fish gives you more options for your weekly menu and is usually less expensive than purchasing fillets. I bought this fish from Locals Seafood. It’s important to … Continue reading

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NC Seafood Wine Dinner at Blu Restaurant

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Devil Shoal Oysters

CATCH INFO: Shellfish Cultivated in Ocracoke, NC Grower: Fletcher O’Neal Cultivation Method: Floating Bags SALINITY: moderately high, sweet finish SIZE: Medium CUP: moderate

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VIDEO: Raw Oyster Shucking Techniques

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Core Sounder Oysters

CATCH INFO: Shellfish Cultivated in Jarrett Bay (Smyrna, NC) Grower: Adam Tyler Cultivation Method: Floating Bags SALINITY: moderately high SIZE: Small/Medium CUP: moderate “It was love at first bite with this oyster. Good salt, clear liquor. Excellent for eating Raw.” … Continue reading

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Piedmont Season of the Sea Dinner – April 25

Piedmont welcomes Chef Karl Worley of Biscuit Love for a spring menu highlighting NC Seafood & iconic Southern Chefs [Durham, NC, March 20, 2017] – As a longtime supporter of small, North Carolina growers, Piedmont has remained equally committed to … Continue reading

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