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fanny bay oysters from dianas

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they sent out an email special of 120 fanny bay oysters for $70. my usual favorite are the kushi oysters, anyone know how they compare?

also, does anyone notice any freshness issues getting oysters at dianas during their weekend specials vs regular pricing?

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  1. good clean cucumber flavour. anyone interested in going 1/2's on an order?

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    1. re: downtownfoodie

      I'll go half with you, I'm planning on getting them tomorrow morning. Do they come in one big case?

      1. re: szw

        no idea but i'm sure we can figure something out. call me at 416 903 4504 (up late so doesn't matter what time)

        1. re: downtownfoodie

          please let us know how these are...i'll have to keep a closer eye on their specials...

          1. re: nevrenuf

            Wow. Never known anyone to be excited about fanny bays before. When I worked in Vancouver these were the oysters you bought in a tub to cook with. Definitely not an oyster I would want to eat raw. Too big and too muddy tasting.

          2. re: downtownfoodie

            sorry I didn't buy them. I tasted a sample in the store and they were too large! would be nice , for frying though!

      2. They include tasting notes on their restaurant menu in case you want a thumbnail description before tasting yourself and plunking down your money.
        http://dianasseafood.com/Restaurant/m...

        1. szw- I buy oysters @ Diana's at least every other month and they have always been fresh.
          If you are uncertain about a particular type of oyster they will open one and give you a taste. I tried the jagas from Ireland last time and they were DIVINE!