Food Firsts: Oysters

©Maki Naro

When I was a kid, my parents often threatened to send me to the oyster mines*.

This is just a fun, set-up comic for an upcoming series on the ways science, technology, and nature has helped us out in the kitchen. We'll take a look at things like fermentation, preservation, and other "firsts" in the wide world of eating. Stay tuned!

*This story is false.