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Monday, May 08, 2006

Bluepoints at Brew Haus, Norwalk, Connecticut


Sunday morning brunch, Brew Haus Pub in Norwalk, Connecticut
May 7, 2006

A mixed plate, these Bluepoints. Three of the five were detached from their shells, and they had a not-as-fresh-as-might-be taste to them despite Norwalk's old reputation for its oyster industry. Chewy, briny, and definitely improved by both horseradish and cocktail sauce.

Reading: Rabbis and Wives, by Chaim Grade. Take Anthony Trollope, drop him in a shtetl in Lithuania between the world wars, and switch Anglicanism for mitnagdish Judaism, and you've got Chaim Grade.

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