Coming Soon

Bar Harbor Brings Oysters and Lobster Rolls to South Lake Union

Maine meets the Northwest meets oysters on a huge deck.

04/12/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Mollusk Matters

The 5 Oysters You Meet in Washington

Washington state just might be the only place in the world that’s home to all the major edible oyster species. And they all have good stories to tell.

03/01/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Valentine's Day 2016

This Valentine's Day: Eat Oysters

Tis' the season for love and... oysters.

02/04/2016 By Sophia Lizardi

I'm New Here

Washington Oysters, Declassified

These delicate bivalves are the ultimate way to taste the essence of this region.

08/20/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Bivalve Frenzies

Whole Foods' Ridiculously Cheap Oyster Happy Hour Is Back

Oysters on the half shell (good ones) for $0.69 apiece.

11/17/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: July 15–22

This week: Learn to make a perfect pavlova (or pay a private chef to do it for you).

07/15/2014 By Caroline Ferguson

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: May 14–20

This week: A Creole pop-up pops up, and two places to drink rosé and eat oysters are still not enough.

05/13/2014 By Caroline Ferguson


5 Reasons to Get Excited About Queen Anne's Taylor Shellfish Oyster Bar

The Melrose Market shop gets a proper oyster bar sibling.

04/22/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Coming Soon

Taylor Shellfish Plans an Oyster Bar in Pioneer Square

Oysters, oysters everywhere. And lots of stuff to drink.

02/13/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Happy Hour

The Week in Happy Hour: Oysters and Meat Galore

Plus: There's whiskey to be had at Boka.

03/27/2013 By Christopher Werner

Street Eatin'

More on the Narwhal, Renee Erickson's Oyster Truck

Details have been hard to come by. Allow us to flesh things out.

03/21/2013 By Christopher Werner

Street Eatin'

Renee Erickson's Food Truck Will Serve the Queen Anne Farmers Market

The Narwhal will rotate through the market every couple of weeks.

03/15/2013 By Christopher Werner

Restaurant Openings

First Look: Ballard Annex Oyster House

Lobster, Dungeness, bivalves aplenty: Prepare to bliss out, seafood lovers.

03/14/2013 By Christopher Werner


Video: Seafood How-Tos

Seafood experts demonstrate how to shuck, bone, and crack your favorite fish.



2013 Seafood Lovers Calendar

From an oyster picnic to a geoduck festival, seven occasions not to miss.

01/23/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Seattle's Top Seafood

Seafood Road Trips

Three seafood restaurants worth the drive.

01/23/2013 By Kathryn Robinson


More Oyster Options

Technically these aren’t oyster bars, but they are sure bets for a good shuck.

01/23/2013 By Allecia Vermillion


A Guide to Seattle’s Oyster Bars

A primer on the establishments dedicated to Seattle’s heroes on a half shell.

01/23/2013 By Allecia Vermillion


Fish Tale

An oceanful of good reasons to enjoy Northwest seafood.

01/23/2013 By Katherine Koberg

Pleasant Walks, Pleasant Talks

The Walrus and Carpenter Picnic Is Back

Tickets are officially on sale for this wintry oyster-eating tradition. And they go fast.

01/02/2013 By Allecia Vermillion