Species Name:Crassostrea virginica
Green – Best Choice
East Coast (Crassostrea virginica) Oysters grown in Pacific waters!
Where – Totten Inlet (South Puget Sound, WA)
How – Farm-raised
These unique 3″-size oysters have an attractive pear shape with a somewhat flat top shell and slightly concave bottom shell. The edge is smoother than and lacks the sharp flutes of, the Pacific and Kumamoto Oysters with meat that is beige-cream with a thin slightly black or brown trimmed mantle.
For Your Menu
Feature these oysters raw on the half shell – your customers will love them! Like all West Coast oysters, you can count on full, robust flavor, so work in your favorite accompaniment.
For Your Waitstaff
Make sure your guests have plenty of ice-cold beer or a crisp white wine to enjoy with these tasty oysters.
For Your Retail Display
East Coast oyster, raised on the West Coast! Make sure you communicate how unique this oyster is to your customers and don’t forget the lemons, limes, and cocktail sauce – these colorful items can brighten up any oyster display.