Oysters Rockefeller

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Appears in
Craig Claiborne's Southern Cooking

By Craig Claiborne

Published 1987

  • About

The owners of Antoine’s restaurant in New Orleans lay claim to the “invention” of this dish. It is credited to the original owner, Jules Al-ciatore, and is said to have been created around the turn of the century. It was named Rockefeller, not necessarily in tribute to John D., who may or may not have been a customer of the restaurant. He was simply one of the wealthiest men in America and the dish was dubbed with his family name because of the richness of the dish and the