THE UNION OYSTER AND DANIEL WEBSTER – In 2011 the Union Oyster House in Boston celebrated its heritage.
The neighborhood around the Union Oyster House has also shifted dramatically since its inception, but more recently. The new
When you belly up to the oyster bar, you notice reference to another political celebrity who was once a frequent customer - Daniel Webster.
"He daily drank his tall tumbler of brandy and water with each half-dozen oysters, seldom having less than six plates." It was about a ten minute walk from the State House to the oyster bar. One assumes that his daily consumption of oysters and brandy took place in the evening, when the meal would not affect his oratorial prowess.