In the mood for a shucking good time?
Every Wednesday throughout October, North Fork Oysters of Greenport will be hosting a happy hour with drink and eat specials featuring its Peconic Bay-grown oysters.
“We had been closed on Wednesdays prior to this, but we figured we would do something to cater to our local crowd,” said Rosalie Rung, a co-founder of the oyster farm. “We’re adjusting our pricing to give those who have been shucking with us all summer long a good special.”
From 5 to 7 p.m. shellfish lovers can enjoy all they can shuck for just $20. For those interested in simply relaxing (or just staying clean), enjoy a draft Greenport Harbor selection and six oysters on the half shell; and if you’re just in it for the brew, Greenport Harbor selections will be just $5 a pint.
If you’re not sure how to shuck, it’s the perfect opportunity to learn.
“We always teach you how to shuck. We give everybody lessons, a few different ways they can get into their oysters,” she said. “But we also have someone shucking, so if they don’t feel like it, we’ve got them covered.”
North Fork Oysters is located at 37 Front Street in Greenport. For more information call (631) 477-6992 or visit its website.