The Best Oyster Shucker in Wellfleet, MA

The Best Oyster Shucker in Wellfleet, MA
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A recent article in the Boston Globe profiled David “Big Daddy” Fontaine, who works at The Beachcomber in Wellfleet, Massachusetts, and has been called the “best shucker in town.”

Fontaine, a 50-year-old Oklahoma kid and self-described restaurant lifer, never gets too far from oysters these days. Come Labor Day, when the summer job is done, he farms them in nearby Eastham, where he has been running a small operation with a friend for three years.

Read more about oyster shucker David “Big Daddy” Fontaine.