[ joi-ster ] noun
the emotion of great delight or happiness caused by enjoying Boise’s freshest oysters
One reason is proximity.
We're especially thrilled to work with two Washington state farmers known for their quality oysters!
• the waters of the Northwest are perfect for raising popular varieties indigenous to the Western Pacific and Asia
• some varieties are raised in bags that tumble with the tide resulting in deeper cupped shells
• tend to be smaller-sized with a creamy texture
• mild salinity with hints of melon or cucumber flavors
SERVER WILL PRESENT THE SELECTION
small and sweet – a favorite for new oyster eaters
cross between a blue pool and a summerstone – briny up front with a sweet finish
briny up front and sweet on the finish
strong brininess with a sweet finish and firm, plump texture
largest in size, big brother to the shigoku – about twice the size with the same clean taste
And now a shucking lesson from our very own sous chef, Manny!
VOLUME ON FOR NARRATIVE
Grab a glass of your favorite bevvy
[ Champagne, is a classic choice, but a traditional martini, like one of our Ten Minute versions, is also a great pairing!]
A squeeze of lemon and it’s time for JOYster!
[served with a classic mignonette sauce]
don't forget all oysters don't have to be eaten raw!
paciﬁc oysters, sautéed spinach, shallots, red bell peppers, pernod, citrus hollandaise
click for a reservation and we'll see ya soon!