Month: September 2015

The House will be closed on Monday, October 12th so the Crew can spend time being thankful. We’ll be back again on Tuesday at 11:30 am sharp! World Shucking Championships update – Eamon Clark placed third at this year’s event (top 3 two years in a row, but the Winner’s Plate still proving elusive under…

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One of the nicest Oysters we see all year is the Lameque, coming from Miscou in NE New Brunswick.  The larger body of water is the Baie de Chaleur (Bay of Heat, ahh), but in fact, the Lameque oyster is about as cold-water as an oyster can get.  Any colder, and the oyster cannot reproduce,…

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The competitive shucking season is coming to a close.  The last real item on the calendar is the World Oyster Opening Championships, which happens in Galway Ireland each September. In what has become an annual trip, local boy Eamon Clark will be making the journey for a 7th time to represent the Oyster House, the…

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The leaves are slowly beginning to change colour, the air is crisp and with that cooling air comes cooling waters. Fall is that time of the year where the oyster starts fattening up and getting plump to survive the lean times when the bays have iced over and the food has gone. Fats become opaque,…

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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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