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Oysters Update This Eastern Seaboard Classic
According to legend, the recipe for clams casino was originally developed during the 19th century at Little Casino, an upscale resort for the social elite in Narragansett, Rhode Island. It remains a very popular dish to this day, appearing on almost every menu in Rhode Island. It is also very popular with Italian-Americans, holding a permanent spot on just about every trattoria menu in Little Italy, Manhattan.
In New Orleans, however–home of the infamous Oysters Rockefeller–“oysters” are substituted for clams.
If you love raw oysters, you’ll also love this rich and flavorful “Grilled Oysters Casino” recipe; and if oysters have never been your thing, then “Grilled Oysters Casino” is a gateway recipe that will turn you into a fan.