Tag: oyster

IN OUR CURRENT ISSUE: Keith Swenson, Seafood Schlepper Extraordinaire

When you meet Keith Swenson, co-owner of Righteous Foods, a Fort Greene–based oyster delivery business, you’d never guess he’s relatively new to the bivalve biz. The former Wall Street trader shucks oysters bare-handed and talks seafood policy like someone who’s been wearing waders his whole life.

The Case for Oysters, Our Sixth Ingredient of the Week

What more could be said about oysters, and why they are the perfect Ingredient of the Week? For New Yorkers, the case for slurping Crassostrea virginica—not just during Eat Drink Local week, but year round–is historical, economic, ecological, cultural, as…