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There's a resurgence in the popularity of oysters and we've formed the New York Oyster Lovers Meetup to gather like minded folks to share their love of these delicious bivalves. Old hand ostreaphiles and oyster newbies alike are all welcome! We'll have outings to oyster bars, restaurants, and farms to taste old and new oyster varieties from West Coast and East Coast, learn about wine and beer pairings that go well with oysters, and trade notes about growers, destinations, and events.

RSVP Policies
Due to seating limits, we often cannot accommodate as many members as we'd like. If you RSVP and cannot attend, please update your RSVP status as soon as possible, so that another member may attend.

Most events will require pre-payment to eliminate no-shows. We do not offer refunds in the event that you can't make it (unless the event is full and you're able to get someone else to take your spot).

Payments will be accepted electronically depending on Organizer preferences. All Meetup events will list what is included with payment (i.e. entree and one drink, tax and tip, etc.) Any additional food or beverages must be purchased independently by the member at the event.

Blue Island Oysters (http://www.blueislandoyster.com) was established in 1995 with the aim of providing the highest quality shellfish available. We farm, we dive & we source the best oysters in the world.

Upcoming events (1)

Oyster Social at SUGARCANE Raw Bar Grill

SUGARCANE raw bar grill


Hey, hey Oyster Lover! Our next Meetup will be hosted by the Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill Brooklyn team at their gorgeous waterfront DUMBO location. Chef Stephen Yen (@tastygoodness on IG) has developed an awesome six (!!!) course tasting for us. We're also working to make the raw tasting component a little bit more interactive than usual. Stay tuned... PRICE $68 all-inclusive of tax & gratuity. HOW TO RSVP Step 1: Reserve your seat by sending payment via this link: http://paypal.me/inahalfshell/68 DO NOT check the "paying for goods or services" box as that incurs an extra, unnecessary fee on my end. Step 2: Copy the PayPal transaction ID # and PASTE it into the RSVP Q&A on Meetup. If you do not pay for your spot/s within 12 hours of signing up, you will be removed from the RSVP list. This is to avoid no-shows and RSVP hoarding. Thanks for understanding. MENU 1st course: Oysters on the half shell—mignonette, cocktail sauce, lemons 2nd course: Fluke ceviche—aji amarillo, sweet potato, crispy maiz cancha 3rd course: Baked Oysters—mushroom duxelle, white truffle oil, parmesan & manchego cheese 4th course: Oyster Fried Rice—shredded duck, coriander, egg, sweet soy, garnished with fried oysters 5th course: Skirt Steak—chimichurri, watercress. 6th course: Torrejas—dulce de leche soaked french toast, maple caramelized apples, cinnamon ice cream​ ABOUT SUGARCANE RAW BAR GRILL At SUGARCANE raw bar grill, globally inspired small plates come from three kitchens – an open fire grill, raw bar and traditional kitchen – overseen by award-winning Chef Partner Timon Balloo. Inviting guests to “kick back, eat well and stay awhile,” we are on a quest to celebrate the simple pleasures in life – eating well and celebrating with friends – with a focus on the “shared experience.” https://www.sugarcanerawbargrill.com Instagram @sugarcanerawbargrill IN A HALF SHELL https://www.inahalfshell.com Instagram @inahalfshellblog

Past events (51)

New Year's Oyster Feast at Zadie's Oyster Room

Zadie's Oyster Room


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