[ joi-ster ] noun
the emotion of great delight or happiness caused by enjoying Boise’s freshest oysters
One reason is proximity.
• 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!