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

Imbibing Agenda

A Couple of Opportunities to Drink Wine and Eat Oysters

Raise a glass: Oyster season is in full swing.

11/02/2012 By Christopher Werner

Cut & Paste Friday

Eat This Now: Olympia Oysters

Oyster season is back. And this coppery little fellow is the only variety truly local to Washington.

11/02/2012 By Allecia Vermillion