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Oysters outside "R" months

Oysters outside "R" months

So how does that old chestnut about “R” months—months with an “R” in their spelling—and oysters go? I've been thinking about this because I just accepted a job at Thames Street Oyster House. In an impromptu poll of fellow barflies, folks were split pretty evenly into thirds of: “ONLY eat oysters in ‘R’ months,” “NEVER eat oysters in ‘R’ months,” and “dafuq?” If you’ve never heard of such a thing, don’t sweat it, because it’s largely bullshit. For the record though, the answer is “ONLY eat in ‘R’ months.” To save you the inevitable process of...

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