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Rolled Oysters

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It is a baseball-sized seafood dish that is found only in and around Louisville, Kentucky.

Louisville is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the 30th-most populous city in the United States.

Seafood is any form of sea life regarded as food by humans.

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It consists of three raw oysters dipped in an egg-milk cornmeal batter called pastinga, rolled in cracker crumbs, and deep fried.

Oyster is the common name for a number of different families of salt-water bivalve molluscs that live in marine or brackish habitats.

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They were first served by Italian immigrant Phillip Mazzoni and his brothers in the late 19th century as a free giveaway to their saloon patrons with a purchased beer or whiskey.

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It is unknown if rolled oysters were actually invented by the Mazzonis, or if the recipe was brought over from Italy with them.

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During prohibition, Mazzoni's remained open by selling these oysters in their new restaurant and it became a popular food item all over town.

Prohibition is the illegality of the manufacturing, storage in barrels or bottles, transportation, sale, possession, and consumption of alcohol including alcoholic beverages, or a period of time during which such illegality was enforced.

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Today, most seafood restaurants and fish fries in the Louisville area will have their own version of these on their menus.

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