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“Tous les vins sont des vins de table” and at Sel Gras the table is exquisite

BY AURÉLIE PTITO

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Photo credit: Emmanuel Hessler

Usually Sel Gras has the type of service where you exclaim “all this? But it’s not even my birthday!” Well last week it actually was my birthday and I got my cake and ate it too. And by that I mean that I even had a beautiful bouquet of flowers waiting for me at the table, courtesy of the magnificent co-owner, Matthieu Arteau.
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Planning an Oyster Friendly Menu

BY KIM MATURO
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Once again, The Foodie Collective team and some friends got together for an oyster/house warming party. It had been a while since we all got together to enjoy these little shuckers! While Aurelie had purchased the featured ingredient, 3 delicious types of PEI oysters, a challenge presented itself:  how should I put together a menu that would best complement the oysters and please my guests’ demanding taste buds?
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‘Tis the time for oysters!

BY AURÉLIE PTITO
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Since autumn is oyster season, we thought we’d get the Foodie Collective together to test out a few varieties, and Kim’s housewarming presented the perfect occasion for us to gorge ourselves on these delicious bivalves.We headed to the Odessa Poissonnier outlet to pick up a few different kinds and this is definitely the place to go for great seafood. They have lots of varieties, in big and small boxes or in bulk so you can buy as many or as few as you want, and mix and match. This time around, we decided to stick to East Coast oysters, more specifically different varieties from PEI.
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