Posts By: Parker Stokes

March Miracle

  Miracle March Wow, can you believe all the rain that has finally come to our beautiful coast? It is truly a miracle March when you get to see all the vibrant green hills in their rebirth of spring. I marvel driving around at the beauty around us everyday. Of course, it is also amazing […]

        Early Christmas for all. As regular readers know, I really value your friendship. I have mentioned before that seeing you unexpectedly appear at my oyster bar is like a Christmas present for me. Last weekend at Capitola Art & Wine was like the best Christmas ever. Not only did I get to […]

Bill the Oyster Man Newsletter

      How did I use those crabs I mentioned in my last post? Many salmon were also sacrificed as part of the coexistence project. The answer was that it takes 2.5 feet of water for salmon and crab to live in harmony. Today you can visit the oxidation ponds on the south side […]

Bill the Oyster Man Newsletter

    They feed at night. One fun fact that I learned while getting my degree in Oceanography from Humboldt State University was that crabs feed at night.  I had to collect baby crabs so I put out nets daily off the pier in Trinidad. After weeks of being laughed at by the local crabbers, […]

Bill the Oyster Man Newsletter

    Regular is good. I used to provide oysters to the Vintner’s Club, the oldest wine tasting group in SF. At each event, the food was ‘viewed’ for 30 minutes before service began. As I waited behind the bar an older woman just stared at me for the entire time. When service began she […]

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