Chef Jesse Wykle of Zoes is crafting some Tidewater goodness at the James Beard Foundation Virginia Beach Bash in NYC this evening.
Pleasure House Oysters with Kimchi Mignonette . . .
Enjoy Lorraine Eaton’s article at Pilotonlne.com.
Julia Child equated the experience to a musician performing at Carnegie Hall. Local chefs who have made the trek include Todd Jurich of Todd Jurich’s Bistro in Norfolk; Sam McGann, executive chef and co-owner of Blue Point in Duck, N.C., and Rodney Einhorn of Virginia Beach’s Terrapin Restaurant.
Best of luck to our friend Chef Jesse Wykle of Zoes!
Hope you enjoy this fun behind the scenes video from our recent photo & video shoot.
This was filmed during the Virginia’s Sea to Table work we were fortunate to work on.
We are thrilled & humbled to be part of getting the word out about our magnificent Lynnhaven River!
Start here to view more about the campaign.
Virginia’s Sea to Table Experiences will appear in various magazines.
They’re in Food Network & Southern Living magazines right now. We hope you enjoy them as much as we do!
Behind the scenes of the photo shoot.
More pics at our Tumblr here and here.
So support our local watermen and waterways by eating oysters. Eat them raw. Eat them . . .
Enjoy reading and sharing Coastal Virginia’s Green Magazine.
Be sure to turn to page 16 and check out Understanding the Oyster – Our most Eco-Friendly Entree by Patrick Evans-Hylton.
From Let’s Talk Green | The Ask HR Green Blog
You’ll also find a food feature on our area’s beloved oyster, shedding light on why consuming local food straight from our waterways benefits more than just our taste buds.
View link over at CoastalVirginiaMag.com.
Seaside Group Getaway: “Live the Life” in Virginia Beach at Leisure Group Travel April 2015:
. . . Virginia Beach’s famous Lynnhaven oysters and restoration efforts in the Chesapeake Bay, and sip the wine of their choice as they slurp bivalves straight from the water.
Oyster farm tour at Pleasure House Oysters. Credit: Virginia Beach CVB
The Southern Agenda: December/January 2015 at Garden & Gun November 2014:
There’s no denying that Southern oysters are at their best straight out of the water in late fall and winter. Discover that flavorful fact for yourself during an Oyster Farm Tour on the Lynnhaven River…
Read the rest of the article about Pleasure House Oyster Tours in this issue’s Garden & Gun!
Virginia Beach’s New Foodie Focus by Andrea Poe at HuffingtonPost.com September 2014:
Visitors can bring a bottle of wine aboard an oyster boat for a tour of the hatchery and sample oysters.
Virginia Beach Oysters — called Lynnhaven –are said to be among the sweetest thanks to their unique habitat at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay where it opens into the Atlantic Ocean. If you’d rather try these oysters on land, they appear on the menus of area restaurants like Terrapin and A.W. Shucks Raw Bar and Grill in nearby Norfolk.
VIRGINIA OYSTER ROAD TRIP:LYNNHAVEN by Julie Qiu at InAHalfShell.com July 2014:
Before you think oyster farming is a breeze, just consider this: a few ounces of 2mm oyster seed can net out in thousands of pounds of heavy lifting down the road. For Chris and his crew, it’s a backbreaking labor of love.
They also harvest and deliver same day, year-round. By keeping his distribution local and limited, Pleasure House Oysters has been able to enjoy premium brand status and pricing.
Photo Credit: Julie Qiu InAHalfShell.com. Gorgeous!
Lorraine Eaton’s pick of the week | Pleasure House Oysters July 2nd 2014:
It’s surprising how much goes into raising great oysters, and the taste is totally Tidewater. Two-hour Tasting Tours for up…
Learn more about our Tours.
Whether it’s caring for dying animals, raising oysters in the Lynnhaven River…
Chris Ludford Owner/Operator, Diversified Marine Services LLC, Virginia Beach
The company doing business as Ludford Brothers Oyster Co. has an operating mission to produce the best oysters for market in a manner that promotes the reputation, seafood and health of the Lynnhaven River.
View our profile at InsideBiz.com.
We are humbled and honored to be among such great Hampton Roads entrepreneurs.
View all Entrepreneurial Excellence 2014 Award winners at InsideBiz.com.