Scallop plate


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Scallop plate

A plate in the shape of a scallop shell. Scalloped oysters, at one time, were prepared in scallop shells. Dishes for scalloped oyster preparation were often shaped like scallop shells. Ornamental dishes unable to withstand the necessary baking temperature are still sometimes made in the shape of scallop shells.
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This is a place where big is better, and that includes fresh oysters done several ways, numerous scallop plates, whole rock cod or flounder platters, squid and catfish, crab and clams and shrimp and more shrimp, some of them live and cooked at least half a dozen different ways.