Date:July 27, 2015

Experience oysters 31 ways for 31 days at the Heathman Restaurant & Bar

Portland, Ore. (July 27, 2015) — In celebration of National Oyster Day on Aug. 5, The Heathman Restaurant & Bar, Portland’s iconic French restaurant, will kick off its inaugural Oyster Month. Beginning Aug. 1, executive chef Michael Stanton will feature 31 different oyster dishes for diners, offering a new preparation each day.

Oyster lovers can indulge each day with a unique oyster recipe or enjoy in Stanton’s specialty oyster packages, enticing guests to shuck, slurp and sip throughout the month.

  • Half & Half: Diners can revel in Oyster Month with a half dozen oysters on the half shell with a half glass of sparkling wine or rosé.
  • Oyster Flight: A half dozen oysters prepared three ways accompanied by a half glass of sparkling wine or rosé.
    • On the half shell, mignonette, cocktail
    • Crème fraîche, caviar, green onion
    • En Gelée, melon, yuzu, sea salt
  • Oyster of the Day: Half dozen oysters prepared a different way for 31 days including Oysters Bánh mì, Po Boy Sliders and Croquette, among others.

“We wanted to create a menu highlighting the delicacy and versatility of the oyster, one of the most under-celebrated fruits of the sea,” said Stanton. “Oyster Month was designed to appeal to every customer and encourage diners to experience different oyster preparations.”

Diners can partake in both the familiar and the unexpected—daily specials will be announced online and through Facebook ( and Twitter (@HeathmanRest) using hashtags #oysterspdx and #31for31.

The Heathman Restaurant & Bar’s Oyster Month begins Aug. 1 and continues throughout the month of August. Specials will be available during regular business hours. To make a reservation, please call 503.790.7752, or visit

About The Heathman Restaurant & Bar

A 2015 recipient of the prestigious four-star Forbes Travel Guide award, the iconic Heathman Restaurant & Bar’s executive chef Michael Stanton uses his classic French experience to craft dishes that balance the diverse bounty of the Pacific Northwest. Daily changing menus accommodate the best ingredients available from local farms and producers, creating exciting French-inspired Northwest cuisine. The Heathman Restaurant & Bar also offers casual dining in the adjacent Marble Bar, and cocktails and live jazz are featured in the intimate Tea Court. The Heathman Restaurant & Bar is located at 1001 SW Broadway in downtown Portland’s cultural district. For details, please call 503.790.7752 or visit

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