Kachemak Bay

Kachemak Bay

Kachemak Bay, Alaska   MapOyster bars nearby

Suspended in trays in the deep, glacial waters of Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula. Delicate shells, slow growers.

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  1. Rating 5

    This is one of my favorite oysters of all time. I’m told that they are grown in the coldest waters of any commercially-grown oyster. In the winter, they must drop the lines deep to keep the oysters from freezing. The water is also preternaturally clean.

    This means that Katchemaks are extremely slow-growing, which translates to crisp, flavorful, firm oysters. Not huge, but rich in flavor and texture.

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