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International Oyster Day at InterContinental New York Barclay

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According to the organizers:

Did you know November 18th is International Oyster Day? Join us as we celebrate it in greand style. Learn more about it below and HERE at www.InternationalOysterDay.com

A GRAND SHELLEBRATION

For International Oyster Day this year The OysterHood & The Barclay have partnered to offer NYC foodies & gourmands a rare opportunity to experience all 5 OYSTER SPECIES paired with 5 PREMIUM LIBATIONS paired with 5 SHORT FILMS about oysters, seafood & those who grow or harvest them.

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ALL 5 OYSTER SPECIES* PAIRED WITH & 5 PREMIUM LIBATIONS

This never happens! But it does on International Oyster Day in New York City. On this day we’ll present all 5 species with 10 varieties of oysters from 5 states, 3 provinces and 2 nations. Each oyster will be paired with a specific type of beverage. Beer, Wine, Spirit, Sake & Cider are the 5 libations we’ll feature. The Oyster & Libation Pairings look like this:
 
1. Crassostrea VIRGINICA (East Coast)
PAIRED WITH WHISKY: Bowmore 15 http://www.bowmore.com
VARIETIES: Empire (NY), Atalntic Emeralds, (NC), Beau Soleil (NB), Irish Point (PEI)
2. Crassostrea GIGAS (West Coast)
PAIRED WITH WINE: Oyster Bay Sauvignon Blanc http://www.oysterbaywines.com/wine/marlborough-sauvignon-blanc
VARIETIES: Purple Mountain (WA), Kusshi (WA), Shigoku (WA)
3. Crassostrea SIKAMEA (West Coast)
PAIRED WITH SAKE: Brand to be announced soon
VARIETIES: Kumamoto (CA)
4. Ostrea LURIDA (West Coast)
PAIRED WITH BEER: Bronx Brewery http://www.orchardhillnyc.com
VARIETIES: (Olympia, WA)
5. Ostrea EDULIS (East Coast)
PAIRED WITH CIDER: Orchard Hill Cider Mill http://www.orchardhillnyc.com
VARIETIES: Belon (ME)

BONUS PAIRING: CHAMPAGNE & SCALLOPS*

FEATURED CHAMPAGNE: MÖET
FEATURED SCALLOP: Whole, Live PECONIC BAY SCALLOPSshucked live, served raw, on the half shell.

ALSO ON OFFER…

+ PASSED COMPOSED OYSTER & SCALLOP DISHES

by Executive Chef Willis Loughhead featuring Peconic Bay Scallops & Atlantic Emerald™ Oysters

+ BOWMORE PEARLS & ACCOUTRMEMENT PRIMIER™ 

by Master Mermmelier Kevin Joseph. There’s nothing cooler for oysters. Learn more here: http://bitly.com/SpiritedPearls

+ BOWMORE LUGE

by Bowmore Ambassador Asa Scott. One of the best ways to enjoy oysters!

PLUS…5 SHORT FOOD FILMS

Bowmore Whisky presents The 2nd Annual Bivalve Film Festival @ International Oyster Day! During the event we’ll be screening various short films about oysters, scallops and the people who produce them.
+ The Oyster Divers of Long Island by Peter Crosby @ Bullrush Films
+ The Men of Oysterponds  by Peter Crosby @ Bullrush Films
+ The Peconic Bay Scallop Harvest by Peter Crosby @ Bullrush Films
+ ClammerHead’s Green Gills by Peter Crosby @ Bullrush Films
+ SURPRISE FILM: To Be Announced @ The Event

Venue

InterContinental New York Barclay
111 East 48th Street
New York , NY United States
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