Deep Dive into New York & Its Oysters

New York has a lavish oyster tradition that continues to this day as we serve shellfish to our patrons around Bay Shore. The oyster industry has been so influential in NYC that we even have entire buildings made from oyster-shell mortar paste. In this post, we’ll discuss the oyster history and why you should visit Salt & Barrel for the highest quality shellfish from all around the country. (more…)

Ultimate Benefits of Clams

Two of our most popular menu items are New England Clam Chowder and Baked Clams, and it’s easy to see why. This seafood favorite has been a mainstay in our region for a couple hundred years now. (more…)

Dive into The History of The Lobster Roll

One of our best handheld menu items is the lobster roll, for many obvious reasons. It’s delicious, fun, and goes great with a chardonnay or Sauvignon Blanc for a relaxing evening. (more…)

Best Oyster & Beer Combinations for International Beer Day

August 5th marks International Beer Day, and it’s as good a time as any to check out the best ways to mix beer with oysters. As an oyster and cocktail bar, we can hardly resist the chance to talk about these delightful topics, especially simultaneously. (more…)

Weight Loss By Eating Seafood

Did you know you can lose weight while enjoying an awesome night of fine dining? Yes, it’s called eating seafood at Salt & Barrel! (more…)

Pairing Drinks with Oysters

You know that Salt & Barrel is all about cocktails and oysters, but are you aware of which drinks are the most appropriate for devouring a handsome helping of shell meat? You never want to eat them without a good stiff drink, so it’s valuable to know which ones are the perfect complement. (more…)

Enjoy Salt & Barrel To Go

Did you know that online ordering has been an attractive choice in the restaurant industry since 1994? Arguably online ordering is one of the best inventions, especially in recent years when the world has become a more dangerous place. (more…)

How To Try Raw Oysters

Did you know that there are reportedly 2,500 oyster farms in Northern America alone, with this number expected to likely increase in coming years? It’s no secret that oysters are a much-loved seafood across the globe, but many people often shy away from this delicious delicacy.  (more…)

Trying a CBD Infused Cocktail

Cannabidiol, also known as CBD, seems to be growing in popularity every day. You may have heard of CBD by now and some of its uses, but did you know CBD can also be used to enhance cocktails?


National Oysters Rockefeller Day

National Oysters Rockefeller Day is January 10. Oysters Rockefeller is a food with a rich history dating all the way back to the era of Neolithic people 5,000 years ago. Use National Oysters Rockefeller Day as an excuse to dine on a platter of yummy oysters!