Gallery: Serious Eats Visits the Blue Island Oyster Company, Long Island

Blue Island Oyster Farm
Blue Island Oyster Farm
You're looking at it.
Seadog!
Seadog!
We made a new friend while kayaking.
The Dock
The Dock
Right across from the oyster farm, we hung out on this dock, a former bait station back in the 1940s. (A perfect perch from which to see the farm... and eat our weight in oysters.)
Clam Tat
Clam Tat
One of the guys who works for Blue Island Oyster Company loves bivalves so much, he got this thumbs-upping clam tattooed on his leg.
Blue Island Oyster Farm
Blue Island Oyster Farm
View from the seaplane.
Blue Island
Blue Island
The welcome dock.
Naked Cowboy
Naked Cowboy
Shucked and slurpable.
Chris Quartuccio
Chris Quartuccio
He founded Blue Island Shellfish Farms in 1995 when he first started scuba diving for natural oysters in the Long Island Sound and delivering them fresh to NYC chefs.