With summer in full swing, it’s time to indulge in my favorite pastime, oysters! I’ve been reading last year’s Shucked by Erin Byers Murray. Set in Duxbury, this non-fiction work chronicles the author’s year long odyssey of working for the Island Creek oyster farm after quitting her job at the DailyCandy. It’s a perfect beach read, and it’ll whet your appetite for those briny sea creatures. For that I recommend stopping by Marliave, one of my favorite local restaurants, where they serve dollar oysters 4-6, 9-10pm daily.
To learn more about the back-breaking, but rewarding work that goes into bringing fresh oysters to your table, read: