Simple and refreshing, oysters are one of the ocean’s most perfect products. From August 24 to 30, shuck, slurp, and savour these briny bivalves at a great price during Oyster Festa at Eataly Toronto!
A COAST TO COAST CELEBRATION
All week long, discover 15 different oysters at La Pescheria seafood counter sourced by our local partner, Diana’s Seafood, from coastal areas across North America and Ireland. Whether you’re travelling to the east coast of Canada, sailing to the west coast, or taking a trip around the world, shop in-store for new Maritime Dozen, West Coast Dozen, American Dozen, and Mixed Dozen bundles, or go from coast to coast and try all 15! Explore all of the varieties below, then pair your oysters with Diana’s Seafood speciality sauces like Mignonette, Horseradish, or Cocktail, or slurp them on their own for a refreshing summertime treat.
FROM THE CANADIAN EAST
Malpeque (Prince Edward Island): Moderate brine with a meaty bite and a quick, clean finish
Beausoleil (New Brunswick): Delicate with a mild brine and sweet finish
Cascumpec (Prince Edward Island): Rich, earthy minerality with a clean and crisp finish
Foxley River (Prince Edward Island): Tender meat with a sweet seaweed finish
Acadian Gold (New Brunswick): Sweet brine with soft meat and a gentle mineral finish
Raspberry Point (Prince Edward Island): Springy meat with a gentle brine and sweet mushroom finish
FROM THE CANADIAN WEST
Kusshi (British Columbia): Moderate brine with a bright and intense cucumber finish
Marina’s Top Drawer (British Columbia): Creamy white meat with a firm texture and a robust briny flavour
Evening Cove (British Columbia): Firm meat, mildly briny flavour and a watermelon finish
Fanny Bay (British Columbia): Full brine with plump meats and a pronounced cucumber, mineral finish
Lucky 88 (British Columbia): Delicate meat with a crème finish
Torpedo Bay (British Columbia): Firm meat, mildly briny flavour and a watermelon finish
Wiley Point (Maine, United States): Deep, clean and meaty with a powerful brine
South Bay Blonde (Massachusetts, United States): Slightly sweet with a hint of butter, celery and eelgrass
Blue Point (New York, United States): Medium salinity, springy meat, and a light mineral finish
SLURP & SAVOUR IN OUR RESTAURANTS
Dining in at La Piazza or Il Patio di Eataly by Aperol from Thursday, August 27 to Sunday, August 30? Slurp these briny bivalves in our restaurants with new, limited-time specials, including our “Coast to Coast” featuring all 15 oysters! Pair your oysters with a glass of Ferrari Trento DOC ‘Metodo Classico’ NV to make your summertime treat complete.
SHUCK WITH OUR EXPERTS
Want to learn about what makes these oysters unique and how you can shuck them at home? Diana’s Seafood will be hosting live shucking demonstrations in our marketplace on Thursday, August 27 from 4 to 7 p.m., Friday, August 28 from 12 to 7 p.m., and Saturday, August 29 from 12 to 7 p.m.! Get the tips and tricks from our experts, then pick up your oysters to take home.
You can also tune in live to Instagram on Tuesday, August 25 at 11 a.m. as we take you through the unique flavour profiles of some of our special oysters and show you how to shuck live.