Oyster Book on Mic.com's Boyfriend Gift Guide
Monday December 12, 2016

Oyster Book on Mic.com's Boyfriend Gift Guide

Oysters: A Celebration in the Raw is featured on Mic.com's "17 Gift Ideas for your Boyfriend He'll Actually Use" list.

Written by famed Boston oyster chef Jeremy Sewall and producer Marion Lear Swaybill, Oysters: A Celebration in the Raw ($24.95) provides portraits of more than 50 oyster varietals, and is at once a primer on oysters while simultaneously showing the industry at large. 

If oysters are an aphrodisiac, let this beautiful book speak volumes.

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Oysters

A Celebration in the Raw

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A comprehensive visual celebration of one of the sea’s most delicious and fascinating creatures, featuring lush original photography, practical guidelines, and historical anecdotes

For centuries, oysters have had the power to sustain and delight, inspiring writers and artists, lowly cooks and four-star chefs, laborers and gourmands, and everyone in between. A feast for the eyes and the palate, oysters also are rich in history and lore. In Oysters: A Celebration in the Raw, Marion Lear Swaybill presents a wide-ranging visual exploration of this iconic shellfish, including stunning portraits of more than fifty oyster varietals, the latest photographs from some of the country’s most renowned and beautiful oyster farms, and notable illustrations of oysters in art and culture, all alongside a lively and informative text. Acclaimed chef and restaurateur Jeremy Sewall provides personal insights, drawing on his New England lineage and his place in the forefront of the oyster revival.

Overflowing with gorgeous original photography and fascinating anecdotes, Oysters: A Celebration in the Raw is the perfect book for oyster aficionados and newbies, foodies and chefs of all stripes, lovers of photography and art, the environment, history, and the sea.

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