Oysters Bienville

Preparation info

  • Serves

    eight to twelve

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Tom Fitzmorris's New Orleans Food

Tom Fitzmorris's New Orleans Food

By Tom Fitzmorris

Published 2018

  • About

Not enough restaurants make oysters Bienville anymore, which is a shame. This classic baked-on-the-shell dish, named for the founder of New Orleans, is seriously delicious. However, there’s no gold standard for the dish. Nobody is sure who invented it, in fact. Arnaud’s, Antoine’s, and Commander’s all make claims. Pascal’s Manale and Delmonico are also famous for their versions.

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