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Oysters XO on ABC TV New Orleans

Oysters XO is collaborating with P&J Oyster Company in New Orleans, the oldest Oyster Company in America, to teach visitors of New Orleans how to shuck oysters.

How to Throw a Perfect Oyster Party At Home

Considering adding oysters to the menu at your next dinner party? Check out our 5 simple tips to help you impress your guests by serving raw oysters like a pro.

Shucking The Real Housewives of New York City

Oysters XO shucks tasty, high-quality oysters for the Real Housewives of New York City.

How to Eat Oysters Like a Pro

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There’s a right way and a wrong way to eat oysters. But worry not, we’re here to guide you along the process. Read on for some top tips on how to eat oysters like a pro.

What to Drink with Oysters

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You know that moment when you’re about to order oysters at a restaurant? Don’t you wish you knew which drinks would best complement your order? We’re here to help guide you.

How to Shuck an Oyster

Using the 5 step technique of how to shuck an oyster, you can start organizing parties at home, in the park for the summer and during holidays.

Rifko Meier’s Oysters XO Will Hand Deliver Fresh Oysters at Your Next Party

Oysters XO is a unique catering company that specializes in shucking and serving fresh oysters at events across the country.

Oyster and Champagne Social

We have partnered with the James Beard Foundation House for a Quarterly Series of Oyster Shucking Classes.

Oysters XO in Flavors Magazine

Oysters 101 with Rifko Meier and Oysters XO's Five Steps to Shuck an Oyster.
With Chef José Andrés at the Opening of Mercado Little Spain

At the Opening of Mercado Little Spain with Chef José Andrés

“Nobody can keep up with him.” He has never opened a restaurant in New York City, now he opens 15 all at once.
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Farmed vs Wild Oysters

Oysters are often labeled as being farmed or wild as if it is of great significance…so is it? What is the difference between an oyster which was farmed versus a wild oyster?
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The 'R' Rule

If you have ever heard of the oyster "R" rule, the first thing you should know is to forget it- this rule no longer applies.

How Long Do Live Oysters Stay Fresh?

So you bought a bunch of oysters still in the shell and you are now wondering what to do with them prior to eating them.
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Are Oysters Alive When You Eat Them?

Raw oysters are certainly a food like no other. They are housed in hard, rough shells yet very smooth when opened...
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What Is The 'Right' Way To Eat An Oyster

What a tricky question! Of course everyone has their own preferred way...
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Are There Really Pearls in Oysters?

We have all heard that oysters have pearls. But have you ever seen an oyster with a pearl inside?
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Are Oysters Nutritious?

So we know that oysters taste amazing- that is a fact. However, that may get you thinking about whether or not oysters are healthy.

Difference between West Coast and East Coast

West coast oysters? East coast oysters? Aren't all oysters the same? The simple answer- no