• November 2011

    Blue Pool Beauty

    November 29, 2011

    We love the picture Alabastro Photography took of our Blue Pools on display at Seattle’s Beaujolais Nouveau Festival. See more photos of the event here.


    Is that a Juan smile?

    November 21, 2011

    Longtime cluster shucker and now Hama Hama delivery guy Juan refuses to smile in photos. For a very happy guy, he takes a very serious photo. Here is he at Elliot’s Oyster Frenzy, with Adam Gehrke, a local TV traffic reporter: And later that same night with Lily Jang, a morning news anchor: So at […]

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    Last week Hama Hama got re-energized by a visit from Brother Tom, who has been studying forestry in  Mongolia and is pretty much an awesome human being. Despite his surprising affinity for sundried horse yogurt, Tom can’t quite stomach the though of industrially-produced meat, so he came back home for elk season to provide for […]

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    Oyster Santa

    November 8, 2011

    We’re getting a little artsy around here, and have been trying our hands at creating Santa Claus ornaments out of oyster shells. Above is an awesome and slightly frightening Santa that Helena created a couple of years ago. Excuse the dust and dog hair (?) on this otherwise very sophisticated gentleman… he may or may […]


    Clam Line

    November 7, 2011


    On Halloween the Culinary Institute of America stopped by for some delicious treats, and one unexpected trick. The school visits almost every year while on a culinary tour of the West Coast. They first meet up with wild salmon activist Amy Grondin and folks from Long Live the Kings to learn about salmon restoration, and […]

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