Where To Find $1 Oysters In L.A.
Boy oh boy, do we love oysters. Just straight up naked, they're about the best thing you can eat. With the fresh, clean taste of the sea, it's pretty much like getting a virtual vacation with one single slurp. So the fact that there have been a great crop of bars and restaurants serving up these lovely little bivalves around town as of late is, of course, a great thing.
But they can get spendy. A dozen oysters easily goes for upwards of $25 at many restaurants.
Which is why this is such great news: starting this Wednesday, The Churchill will be introducing their weekly $1 oyster night. From 6 p.m.-close, diners can enjoy a selection of oysters, chosen based on market freshness, all for $1.
There'll be a selection of 3-4 different oyster varieties, depending on what the fish monger can wrangle. (Fun fact: oysters from the Pacific showcase more melon and fruit characteristics because they are grown intertidally, so they're not always covered with sea water. East Coast oysters, on the other hand, are subtidal, so they are always submerged in salt water, resulting in a more briny taste.)
So slurp freely -- or as close to it as you can get here in the city. You can find out the vitals on The Churchill on their site.