Archive by author: Necee RegisReturn
Necee Regis has been writing about travel, food, culture and luxury lifestyles for 15 years for publications including American Way, ShowBoats International, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times and multiple in-flight magazines. Her special interest - some might say obsession - with the world of oysters and shucking competitions has earned her the title "Oyster Connoisseur." She has never met an oyster she didn't want to eat.
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AW, shucks! P.E.I. oyster festival a fun event

AW, shucks! P.E.I. oyster festival a fun event

TYNE VALLEY, P.E.I. - I posed a simple question to professional oyster shuckers at a competition in Miami Beach in 2006: “Tell me about your knife.” It was my first exposure to the wild and colourful world of shucking competitions — outside of my summer hometown’s fledgling oyster festival — and I was unprepared for their impassioned answers involving blade length and thickness, flexibility, handle shape and size and how finely to sharpen the point.
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