100 Favorite Dishes: No. 97, Meritage's Oysterfest oysters
At this year's Oysterfest, organizers finally nailed the proper balance of oyster shucking stations and ticket sales. Lines were short and swift, and the inventory was plentiful. Sure, the beer, wine, and music were all good, too. The entertainment of watching chefs go head to head in shuck-offs was nice, and the brisk afternoon weather was sunny enough. However, the shining stars of the entire day were those beautiful little oysters.
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