Web Extra: Oyster Shucking 101

Robb Walsh's cover story in this week's Observer is a loving tribute to that celebrated bivalve of love, the oyster -- and while some may like their features served up raw, we're betting online readers wouldn't mind a little web-only multimedia for a little extra kick.

With that in mind, then, we'll point you to this gallery of photos from Robb Walsh's worldwide hunt for great oysters, and this collection of outtakes from this week's cover shoot.

And if all this seafood talk left you with a DIY jones, let Walsh share a few tips on how to properly shuck your own oysters:

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