Author: Bronwen Clark

…Ontario Oyster Opening and Shellfish Festival is upon us! Happening on Sunday, July 17 in the laneway beside Rodney’s (469 King St), in support of the Ecology Action Centre, we’ll see the widest food and drink lineup yet! Tickets are here: CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS! The usual suspects – residents of our permanent draft list…

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Some info about callinectes sapidusis – the beautiful, savoury swimmer: Soft-shell Blue crabs are a favorite seafood delicacy. While all crabs shed their shells to grow, only a few species of crab can actually be eaten in this form. The Blue Crab is the only commercially available soft-shell product. The scientific name, callinectes sapidusis, derived from Latin and…

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“Winkles” are from Grand Manan New Brunswick, a good Ferry ride out from Black’s Harbour (think canned sardines) in the South East, New Brunswick waters, of The Bay of Fundy. They are steamed and eaten with a oil & vinegar dipping sauce. Hot or Cold. In Rodney’s words, “A great ocean investment for the cost, ratio, to…

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The King Crabs continue their journey from the Barents Sea north of Norway to our tanks here at the House of Shells. We’ve had a terrific response over the first week we’ve had them in, and we’re not done yet. We’d love to reserve one for you and your closest friends/family/clients/mistresses. Or come down and…

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