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The Oyster Festival, Last Good Chance for Oysters?

Oyster Fest 2011.
Oyster Fest 2011.
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Oyster season is coming to a close, making this year's New Orleans Oyster Festival one of the last opportunities to gorge on high quality bivalves. It's happening June 2 and 3 (that's a Saturday and Sunday), at Woldenburg Park on the river. 18 restaurants will be there serving up everything from oyster po' boys to oyster dip to charbroiled oysters. Plus non-oyster dishes like, for example, alligator sauce piquante from Borgne. There's also going to be:

· the P&J Oyster Shucking Competition, Saturday at 2:30
· the New Orleans Fish House Largest Oyster Competition, Saturday afternoon, and
· the Acme Oyster Eating Contest

Plus music both days, all day long. Is there anything better than festival season in Louisiana? Of course not.

· New Orleans Oyster Festival [Official Site]