& Fork Team Win
The Shuck & Swallow Oyster Eating Competition
By FBWorld Team
the prime oyster eating season, and after a 3-year hiatus, the
amazing Shuck & Swallow Oyster Eating Competition returned
to the rooftop of the Kimpton Canary, and was bigger than ever!
On Sunday, September 16. From 1-4pm, patrons flocked to Canary's
rooftop to watch some of Santa Barbara's top restaurants indulge
in a friendly oyster eating competition.
Finch & Fork Winning Team
enjoyed music, dollar oysters, cocktails and an action-packed
competition that had everyone cheering for their favorite restaurant
team. Local family Steve, Arleen, and Lily Feinberg were among
the many guests enjoying the beautiful afternoon on the hotel
rooftop and savored some delicious oysters.
restaurant provided a shucker and a swallower, and all raced
to see who could eat the most oysters in a 10 minute period.
Enthusiastic fans cheered their preferred teams on to victory
while enjoying food, drinks and hot music by DJ/MC Scott Topper.
Local food judges kept score on what team's shucked and swallowed
the most oysters. Participating restaurant teams included Bluewater
Grill, Finch & Fork, Outpost, BibiJi, Tyger-Tyger &
Blackbird, who all did an amazing job. The Finch & Fork
team won with 96 oysters swallowed.
of each $30 ticket was donated to Trevor Project, the leading
national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide
prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and
By Bonnie Carroll
About Bonnie Carroll
Bonnie Carroll has been a food/travel/lifestyle writer since
1983. She is the founder & publisher of Bonnie Carroll's
Life Bites News - www.lifebitesnews.com,
does travel and food reporting on KZSB1290 radio, and contributes
to a variety of national and international travel/lifestyle
publications. Her first children's book C.C. Charles was published
in 2002 and she is currently working on a second book. Contact
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