Oyster-SIZE! January 30, 2012January 30, 2012 AndrewBui AB: The search for oysters in New York these days can lead you all about town. There are so many places hocking dollar oyster specials that you might express your unbridled economic enthusiasm or a contort your face (and your stomach) in a queasy dismay. Fried Oyster Bun at Momofuku Noodle Bar, 171 1st Avenue, East Village The happy compromise to at least satiate your appetite may be to fry those oysters. A fried oyster is something like the popcorn of the sea (popcorn shrimp is not real shrimp…), a light delectable bite. Blueribbon in Soho makes one of my favorite fried oysters made on a bed of creamed spinach and served in the shell. I recently had fried oyster bun at Momofuku Noodle Bar, that reminded me of eating a haute version of a chicken biscuit. Served in a soft rice bun, with some pickled onions, shredded lettuce and mayo, ahem…aioli… the oyster bun is a fun little treat though when considered against the dollar specials all around town, you may find yourself reconsidering the safety of mercury. Its some tough economic times.