Month: September 2015

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7 Unexpected Oyster Fixes From Across America

Fall’s the season for lots of wonderful things — pumpkin spice, cozy sweaters, crisp strolls through the park and of course, fresh oysters! Briny, sweet, creamy and plump — our favorite bivalves satisfy all of our flavor cravings. Topped with a squeeze of lemon, dollop of cocktail sauce and a pat of horseradish, we could slurp these oceany, refreshing bites all season long. Here are a few of our favorite spots to knock back a few dozen with chilled wine, cold beers and good friends.

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Want to eat like the Pope?

You may have noticed that Pope Francis, history’s first Latin American pope, was in town this past weekend. The Pope honored Philadelphia’s history at Independence Mall, and through Reserve, you can similarly celebrate the Pope’s roots by trying these delicious Latin American influenced dishes served up at some of Philadelphia’s best restaurants.

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Oyster Fest x Reserve

40,000 oysters. 30 chefs. 3 bands. 1 day. Island Creek Oysters are ubiquitous. Not only are they served at the famed Island Creek Oyster Bar in Kenmore Square, but also in hundreds of other places across the country, from The French Laundry to The White House.

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Off the Hook: Sustainable Fishing with Sea to Table’s Michael Dimin

Michael Dimin believes there’s nothing better than freshly caught, wild seafood. His lifelong passion for fishing led him to found Tobago Wild, today known as Sea to Table, which connects sustainable fisheries to the best chefs and restaurants in the country. He spoke with us recently about the health and ethical reasons for choosing sustainable seafood, the exceptional taste of a fresh catch, and why the modern fisherman has the most dangerous job in America.