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Pickled Oysters

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noob Apr 16, 2008 09:45 AM

I'm not sure this is actually a craving, since I've never tasted them, but I was just reading some NYC culinary history and all the talk about pickled oysters made me curious (apparently they were ubiquitous around here until the mid-19th century and then went out of fashion). Anyone know where I can get some in NYC?

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  1. bigjeff RE: noob Apr 25, 2008 09:20 PM

    while technically pickled, you can get oyster kimchi from a korean market (h-mart, say) and it's delicious. raw oysters, heavily spiced in sauce w/ chili peppers and veg, very good. also served in many korean restaurants as banchan, but that would make it hard to order or find consistently.

    1. designerboy01 RE: noob May 31, 2009 01:01 PM

      You may be able to get them jarred in a Filipino market too. But I'm trying to find a restaurant in NY that sells them. I'm kind of disappointed that its not on the menu at the Oyster Bar at Grand Central, which I was hoping it should be there.

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