Today is National Oyster Day! (It is also National Underwear Day, but we’ll leave that alone.) There are several great restaurants in town that serve oysters, so make sure you go out and celebrate!
But first, let’s make sure we’re all on the same page when it comes to an understanding of those slippery little suckers.
Did you know?
One in 10,000 oysters has a pearl.
It was once assumed it was only safe to eat oysters during months that contained the letter “r” in the month name. This is a myth based in truth, in some instances, oysters are more likely to spoil in May, June, July and August.
Oysters must be eaten alive or cooked alive.
Fried oysters with egg and flour is a common dish in Singapore.
Tomorrow is Root Beer Float day, yum!