Local Houston restaurant shucking its way into oyster season

Eunice prepares to take on a busy season of oyster shucking and eating

HOUSTON – Oyster season is back in full force and Eunice’s Executive Chef Drake Leonards is excited about it and even more pumped to bring a modern Cajun-Creole brasserie-style menu inspired by the flavors of his childhood to Houston. The seasonally-inspired menus marry European influences with the ingredients and food ways of the Gulf Coast; items include a full raw bar.

Many people don’t know how to shuck oysters, but it is a very simple process

  1. Get yourself and oyster knife
  2. Hold the oyster firmly with a towel
  3. Insert your knife into the small opening crack in the oyster
  4. Twist your oyster knife and you should hear a small crack
  5. Follow your oyster up and around with your knife
  6. Open and enjoy

To find out the many varieties of oysters offered at Eunice, just visit them by clicking here!

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