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National Oyster Day 2015: Get Your Slurp On

National Oyster Day 2015: Get Your Slurp On

 

National Oyster Day 2015, Oysters foie gras at Japonais

National Oyster Day 2015, Oysters foie gras at Japonais

 

Everyone’s favorite, most luxurious aphrodisiac gets its dues on National Oyster Day, August 5. In honor of this bivalve holiday, restaurants across Chicago are serving up a sea of specials. Here’s where to celebrate the day.

1) Japonais by Morimoto: For National Oyster Day, Japonais by Morimoto is discounting its East and West Coast oysters to $2 a pop

2) Chop Shop: Typically, this meaty Bucktown bastion offers oysters for

3) Tavern on Rush: It’s the “Festival of Oysters” at Tavern on Rush this week, wherein guests can partake in oysters every which way. The festivities include $1 oysters on the half shell, $2 stone oven baked oysters, and $10 fried oyster baskets on National Oyster Day. To drink, the Gold Coast restaurant is featuring $3 bottles of Guinness and $5 glasses of Anterra Pinot Grigio.

4) Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House: Naturally, the Gold Coast’s preeminent seafood destination is doing National Oyster Day justice

5) Roka Akor: Another hot spot for National Oyster Day merriment…….……CONTINUE: