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Which oysters are better east or west coast?

Asked: Ripp’s Fish, Last Updated:

East Coast oysters are generally more salty, a bit bigger, chewier, and have a longer, paisley shape. ... West Coast oysters have a signature cucumber or melon note, they're mild in salt and tend to be smaller overall. Their shells are cultivated to have beautiful fluted edges and are more round with a deep cup.

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