Gorgeous photos? Check. Engaging writing? Check. Seriously inspiring recipes, tips, and culinary curiosity? Check, check, and check. The best food blogs all seem to have a lot in common—but what separates them out are the strong personalities behind them. In our Sites We Love series, we sit down with some of our favorite bloggers to find out how they do it—and why it's as much fun for them as it is for us.
Julie Qiu has an unmatched enthusiasm for oysters. Her blog, In A Half Shell
, takes readers across the country and the world as Julie visits oyster farms and fellow aficionados, culling detailed information into cohesive, instructional, and gorgeously illustrated posts. Whether you've never tried one of these tasty bivalves or are already a fan, we think you'll love her blog as much as we do. See what Julie has to say about her site »