Last week we resolved the burning question of whether it's possible to eat oysters in months without the letter R. While oystermen have declared farmed oysters safe to eat year-round, some oyster aficionados maintain that the taste of an out-of-season oyster simply isn't the same. Where do you stand? Do you eat oysters all the time, or only when they're in season?
There's a well-known adage that oyster eaters should steer clear of eating the beloved bivalve during months that don't contain the letter "R." Since we're huge fans of summertime oyster picnics up at California's Tomales Bay, I thought I'd look for an answer to settle the debate once and for all. To find out what I learned, read more.