This Week on Good Food: Oysters 101, Secrets of a Food Stylist, Eating in Ventura County

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Why do east coast and west coast oysters taste different? Chef David LeFevre explains what influences the flavor, texture and size of oysters. Self-proclaimed “garden nerdChristy Wilhelmi talks about why every gardener should have his or her soil tested and teacher Stephen Ritz shares his story of educating at-risk students about growing vegetables in the South Bronx. Jonathan Gold enjoys natural wines and oven-roasted clams on the patio at the new AOC and food writer Allison Costa lists the best places to eat and drink when visiting Ventura County. Plus, veteran food stylist Tobi Martin shares her adventures of styling one of the most challenging foods – pizza. At the market, Laura Avery welcomes berry farmer Robert Poole back to the market and pastry chef Sherry Yard is thrilled with all the early summer fruit.