Month: July 2015

We’re closed August 3.  That’s a Monday. “Civic Holiday.” Unimaginatively named. As we slip into High Summer, we start to see “Spat,” that reproductive character, come onto our Oysters.  Spat gives an Oyster a softer and creamier texture, and a slightly nutty finish. Nothing inherently wrong with it (in fact, some of our customers love…

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On Wednesday July 12th we held our first ever Oyster Shucking Competition here at Rodney’s Oyster House Calgary! Some of YYC’s most talented Oyster Shuckers took the stand for a chance to win a trip to the 27th annual Ontario Oyster Festival in support of Environmental Defence on Sunday July 19th at Rodney’s Oyster House…

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As the Latins said, “Carpe Shuck’em!” Loosely translated, it means “Hold and open,” and was used as a shouted toast before serious, orgy-level drinking began (“Hold” the amphora, and “Open” your mouth). On July 19th, we’re taking “Carpe Shuck’em” to the next level, with the 27th annual Ontario Oyster Festival and George Carr Pre-memorial Southern…

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