To celebrate the launch of its new Casse-Croûte (aka snack) menu, Tableau Bistro organized an oyster shucking competition and we were invited to the event. The celebrity oyster shucking competition featured The Province’s Fred Lee, Urban Rush’s Fiona Forbes, Rock 101′s Bro Jake, and fellow food blogger Victoria Chemko.
It was fun watching the celebrities shuck away these fresh oysters. I was very impressed by how quickly they finished shucking 6 oysters each. They also had to decorate their plate before judging began.
In the end, Fiona won and she did put together a pretty plate.
Of course we didn’t just watch the competition – we got treats too! With the looming bacon shortage, Bacon Caesar was just the perfect drink to have!
We also got to eat some tasty oysters! All-you-can-eat oysters! I’m a fresh oyster fan. It’s funny because I didn’t like it when I was young, but for the last several years I have developed my love for fresh oysters. I especially like Kusshi oysters, which was featured at this event. Unfortunately I only got to try the other kind, Summer Breeze. It was pretty good; longer, thinner meat but with a stronger after taste than Kusshi. Kusshi is still my favourite!