How to Shuck an Oyster
The late, great Jon Rowley, shows the way to a perfect half shell
Shortly before passing on, Jon Rowley, founder of the Pacific Coast Oyster Wine Festival and discoverer of some of the best food in the United States shared his thoughts on how to properly shuck an oyster.
The enjoyment of oysters on the half shell depends in no small part on how well they are shucked. Oyster shucking is as much art…