• November 2008

    Beaujolais Nouveau

    November 25, 2008

    Last Friday the Hama Hama mobile shucking crew made a guest appearance at the French-American Chamber of Commerce’s 15th annual Seattle Beaujolias Nouveau festival, held at the Lake Union Armory. We shucked 80 dozen oysters in a little under 3 hours, occasionally breaking free from the oyster booth to wander around and graze on all the […]

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    Munchkin Visit

    November 20, 2008

    Yesterday we were inundated with hordes of 6th graders from nearby Hood Canal School. The kids were on a field trip to learn about salmon and shellfish. They travelled to local rivers to see salmon spawning, and then came down to HH to tour the facilities and learn about how important it is to prevent water pollution. A […]


    Thanksgiving Orders

    November 18, 2008

    … need to be in before Monday, November 24th for two-day delivery, and before Tuesday the 25th for overnight delivery.


    Portland Loves Oysters

    November 17, 2008

    This past weekend we drove down to Portland to serve oysters at the Northwest Food and Wine festival. The event was packed with happy people and delicious food. Our booth was conveniently located next to Willamette Valley Vineyards, whose Pinot Gris has won Oyster Wine Awards two years running. We also saw our friends from […]


    Oysters save the world!

    November 10, 2008

    Oysters are stocking up on good karma. Recently Louisiana researchers discovered that a fatty substance found in oysters may cure cancer. (Eat up, folks!) The sneaky bivalves have also been transmitting messages from on high… or at least answering the financial prayers of a North Carolina man who found this shell, saw the Virgin Mary, […]


    Animals to Avoid

    November 6, 2008

    …include the Lion’s Mane Jellyfish. We found a dead one washed up on the beach a couple of nights ago. The Lion’s Mane lives in the cold waters of the northern oceans. In the Arctic it can grow to tremendous size: the largest recorded Lion’s Mane had tentacles 120 feet long… longer than a Blue […]

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    Thanksgiving Sale

    November 4, 2008

    Save on half-gallons of medium oysters (to stuff your bird) and on all flavors of smoked oysters (to stuff your guests). The catch? You need to order before Nov 21st.