Scientists are reporting that oysters — those shiny, briny creatures of the not-so-deep — are becoming "functionally extinct." 85% of the world's wild oyster reefs have disappeared — an oysterpocalype. But lucky for America, because 75% of the world's remaining oyster population resides on our shores.
Here are some of the best places around the country to go bonkers on bi-valves, from temples of haute cuisine to destitute shanties where you're likely to get spit upon by irritable seamen. 2011 is shaping up to be the year of fatalistic eating — so it's definitely time to get shucking.
- Zachary FeldmanRead More