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princsoreo May 13, 2011 07:11 AM

Did anyone go last year? Is it worth checking out? Thinking of planning a trip that weekend, not specifically because of that, but it sounds like a fun way to while away an afternoon. Thank you!

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  1. mrsfury RE: princsoreo May 13, 2011 07:32 AM

    In Amite? No it is not worth checking out. If there's another one somewhere else, maybe, but not Amite. We went. It sucked but the oysters were good. Not worth the drive.

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      princsoreo RE: princsoreo May 13, 2011 10:16 AM

      This one is in the French Quarter, http://neworleansoysterfestival.org/

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        ncara RE: princsoreo May 13, 2011 01:35 PM

        Yes, we were there last year....it was fun to check out...wouldn't make a trip just for that but since we were there anyway, it was a good way to spend some time. Lots of food.

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        califkatie RE: princsoreo May 13, 2011 04:04 PM

        it would be fun with or without the oyster festival, anytime is fun there!

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          ddavis RE: califkatie May 13, 2011 07:21 PM

          How much longer will the oysters be good?

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            hazelhurst RE: ddavis May 16, 2011 07:14 AM

            They still look good but the prime season is essentially over. Also, we have the fresh water coming down from The Great Flood and that's gonna kill zillions of them,

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          gastrotect RE: princsoreo May 16, 2011 03:13 PM

          I enjoyed it last year for what it's worth. Food was good and reasonably priced from what I remember. I'll probably hit it again this year.

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            princsoreo RE: gastrotect May 16, 2011 04:34 PM

            awesome! Thanks! We just booked our trip and will be there then (WOO HOO!). Sounds like we'll check it out!!

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