Species Name:Crassostrea virginica
An Eastern oyster cultivated in Virginia
Where – Virginia
How – Farm-raised
Misty Point oysters (Crassostrea virginica) are from the renowned growing area of Pope’s Bay, Virginia. These petite, cocktail-size oysters (2″-3″) contain a surprisingly robust flavor. Its briny, earthy, almost sweet meat has a delightful texture with subtle notes of lettuce and grass.
For Your Menu
Serve them raw or cooked, Misty Point oysters are a great way to get some nutritious shellfish on your menu!
For Your Waitstaff
Let your guests know where these oysters come from – it’s their specific location that gives them their unique flavor!
For Your Retail Display
No matter where your oysters come from, remember to hold on to those shell stock tags for 90 days. Let your Santa Monica Seafood Sales Rep know if you have any shellfish safety questions.