Check Out the Island Creek Oyster Festival’s All-Star Line-Up

Eastern Standard's Jackson Cannon poses with mixologist Bob McCoy at last year's fest.
Eastern Standard’s Jackson Cannon poses with mixologist Bob McCoy at last year’s fest. Photo: all heart p.r.

The Island Creek Oyster Festival happens over September 10 weekend, and the roster of chefs and eats looks, well, amazing. Make plans to head to scenic Duxbury to gorge on bivalves by clicking here. Tickets are $50, and proceeds benefit Island Creek Oysters Foundation, supporting their mission to help build sustainable aquaculture systems in impoverished regions worldwide. And now: Check out our list of the chefs (Tony Maws! Michael Schlow!) and dishes slated to appear.

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The Pearl / Boarding House / Corazon Del Mar
Seth and Angela Raynor
Thai fried local squid with green chili krack sauce

Island Creek Oyster Bar
Jeremy Sewall
Maine Lobster Sliders

Tico / Radius / Via Matta
Michael Schlow
Short Rib Tacos w/ Morita Sauce

Rialto / Trade & Co.
Jody Adams
Spicy Sardinian Pulled Goat, Roasted Corn, Charred Tomatoes, Grilled Flatbread
Grilled Stuffed Razor Clams, Smoked Bacon, Roasted Peppers, Clam Vinaigrette

Jonathan Benno
Pasta with Duxbury Bay Clam Sauce

Empire Mayonnaise
Sam Mason
Olive Cured Cobia with Cherry, Marjoram and Almonds

Craigie On Main
Tony Maws
Grilled Pork Crepinettes & Fried Oysters

The Publican
Oysters, Merguez & Tomato

Au Soleil Catering
Frank McClelland
Soup shooters, Bruschetta, Duck Liver Pâté

Flour Bakery
Joanne Chang
Vanilla Bean Cream Puff with Chocolate Ganache

ISLAND CREEK OYSTER FESTIVAL: Saturday, September 10, 2011
Grilled Tuna with Caper Aioli and Heirloom Tomato

Summer Shack
Grilled Clams, Garlic Butter, Corn & Bran Salad

Tomato & Mozzarella Pizza
Oyster Pizza


Spicy Haddock Tacos, black bean & Grilled Corn Salsa

Eat Boston and Chef Louie Night
Thai Lamb Skewers

Post 390
Thai inspired BLT

Gaslight 560
Chickpea & Coriander Falafel with Tahini Vinaigrette

Arthur and Pats
Oyster Po Boy’s

Neptune Oyster

Grilled Shrimp, Harissa Marinade black pepper, kefir, tomato-cucumber pico

Toro / Coppa
Thai Sausage, Papaya Relish and Peanuts

Russell House Tavern

Crab toast with sliced grapes, tarragon & house-cured bacon

Cod polpette, San Marzano tomatoes, pine nuts and grappa-soaked raisins

Citizen Public House

BBQ Confit Pork Belly with compressed watermelon

Tasty Burger
BBQ Cheeseburger

Grilled Flank Steak with Late Summer corn and squash succotash

Sun Tavern
Apple smoked beef brisket, sweet potato puree and summer slaw

KO Prime
KC-Style Baby Back Ribs, heirloom, tomato salad, roasted poblano corn bread

Mary’s Fish Camp
Grilled Spanish Octopus with Punjabi Chickpea & Yogurt

Bell, Book, and Candle
Grilled Quail with Chipotle BBQ, Yukon Potato Salad

John Dory Oyster Bar
Grilled oyster with heirloom tomato beurre blanc

The Fat Radish
Fried Oysters, Cucumber Dill salad

Check Out the Island Creek Oyster Festival’s All-Star Line-Up