Brad Explores an Oyster Farm | It's Alive | Bon Appétit

  • Published: 28 September 2017
  • Bon Appétit Test Kitchen Manager Brad Leone is back with episode 15 of It's Alive. Brad takes a trip to Duxbury, Massachusetts to visit the folks at Island Creek Oyster to see what it takes to be an oyster farmer. He observes all the stages of oyster development, gets put to work on the farm, and learns the proper way to shuck an oyster!

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Comments • 1 770

  • A Boz
    A Boz  1 weeks back

    oOAh good gOOGLY mOOGLY

    • JonasWasTaken
      JonasWasTaken  1 weeks back

      Brad's body is a temple

      • Frances Paltao
        Frances Paltao  2 weeks back

        Yo I hope Tanner is well

        • Taylor Fausett
          Taylor Fausett  2 weeks back

          I love you so much, Brad! I love how many times you say, "Vinny."

          • I’m at the wrong party

            Why is this video so awkward omg

            • I’m at the wrong party

              he talking to vinny like Rick talks to morty lol

              • Gabrielle White
                Gabrielle White  2 weeks back

                “VINNY, oyster?!”

                • michelle doan
                  michelle doan  2 weeks back

                  I love everything about this video! Especially Scooter 🐶

                  • Beverly Clark
                    Beverly Clark  2 weeks back

                    this is so ASMR

                    • ZGuy0fSci
                      ZGuy0fSci  3 weeks back

                      *"Hitting all the Marks", gets blocked in Communist Russia... XD*

                      also RIP 'Bill Neigh', amiright? (once ya go woke) At least this is great.

                      • your mom
                        your mom  3 weeks back

                        Brad is a comedian

                        • Petty Bee
                          Petty Bee  3 weeks back


                          • jin hyung
                            jin hyung  3 weeks back

                            @7:39 Nice cup indeed.

                            • cynthia
                              cynthia  3 weeks back

                              imagine how tall the girl in 7:36 must have been to measure up to Brad lmao

                              • Slab Riprock
                                Slab Riprock  3 weeks back

                                Best part? SCOOTER!!

                                • Emmarina
                                  Emmarina  4 weeks back

                                  The editor got revenge for Vinny

                                  • Brandon Crider
                                    Brandon Crider  4 weeks back

                                    Yup..... Moving to Massachusetts

                                    • zintosion
                                      zintosion  4 weeks back

                                      Scoter - Good Boy

                                      • Owen Folwer
                                        Owen Folwer  4 weeks back

                                        "I started growing clams in 1990... And then uh... Then they all died... so I started growing oysters."

                                        • pls
                                          pls  4 weeks back

                                          no one:
                                          not a single soul:

                                          brad: *AY VINNY COME LOOKA DIS*

                                          • cherry !
                                            cherry !  4 weeks back

                                            free brad’s nipples

                                            • Andrew Chang
                                              Andrew Chang  4 weeks back

                                              Is this the It's Alive episode with the highest VPM (Vinnys per Minute)?

                                              • cherry !
                                                cherry !  4 weeks back

                                                this is peak dad brad aesthetic

                                                • SLOPPYJOESCOVERS
                                                  SLOPPYJOESCOVERS  1 months back

                                                  Hands down my new favorite cooking program on youtube. So glad i found this lol
                                                  Also you gotta bring matty back for some more shenanigans!!!! You two make such a good pair!!

                                                  • error ASMR 🍭
                                                    error ASMR 🍭  1 months back

                                                    i just watch cause brad is entertaining i could care less about oysters

                                                    • Stephanie Lopez C
                                                      Stephanie Lopez C  1 months back

                                                      The editing is so on point

                                                      • Cucumber
                                                        Cucumber  1 months back

                                                        Vinny simulator

                                                        • Joe H
                                                          Joe H  1 months back

                                                          She into him. Lol in the sorting room.

                                                          • ror
                                                            ror  1 months back

                                                            did they
                                                            did they censor brad's nipples

                                                            • Majesticool Muffin
                                                              Majesticool Muffin  1 months back

                                                              i wish this was me, and that was my job, it looks like a good life tbh

                                                              • Nik
                                                                Nik  1 months back


                                                                • Mmmommy MM
                                                                  Mmmommy MM  1 months back

                                                                  Can i have Brad and vinny

                                                                  • Wendy Velazquez
                                                                    Wendy Velazquez  1 months back

                                                                    Haha I love these guys! 😅

                                                                    • Reilly Yates
                                                                      Reilly Yates  1 months back

                                                                      can’t get a decent intro so uses all of the tries as the intro

                                                                      • Hate goo gle
                                                                        Hate goo gle  1 months back

                                                                        16:21 THANK YOU Maya for maintaining that natural beauty and not vandalizing yourself. I love a girl in a pony tail! Hubba-Hubba.

                                                                        • Helder De Almeida
                                                                          Helder De Almeida  1 months back

                                                                          Never saw a dumb guy until now

                                                                          • Dani-L Ray Del
                                                                            Dani-L Ray Del  1 months back

                                                                            “Ohhh good googly moogly” 😂

                                                                            • Jasmine love
                                                                              Jasmine love  1 months back

                                                                              9:55 vinny, oyster? 😂

                                                                              • The Indigo Papillon
                                                                                The Indigo Papillon  1 months back

                                                                                I would never eat an oyster, but this was fascinating

                                                                                • Ibrahim Akhtar
                                                                                  Ibrahim Akhtar  1 months back

                                                                                  This dude can’t interview to save his life

                                                                                  • Esha Kumar
                                                                                    Esha Kumar  1 months back

                                                                                    Who really wants to see the man behind the camera 🎥 (Vinny) I sure do!🙂

                                                                                    • Sharon Ako
                                                                                      Sharon Ako  1 months back

                                                                                      What kind of dog is that?

                                                                                      • Sean F
                                                                                        Sean F  1 months back

                                                                                        Ecto coolers

                                                                                        • mariekt
                                                                                          mariekt  1 months back

                                                                                          I love Brad so much😂💕

                                                                                          • Ed Selby
                                                                                            Ed Selby  1 months back

                                                                                            Maya is the owner's daughter and has a very nice Instagram account....

                                                                                            • Lulu Seatown Getdown
                                                                                              Lulu Seatown Getdown  2 months back

                                                                                              I love how Vince always finds a dog 🧡🧡🧡🧡🧡

                                                                                              • WFPK YORD
                                                                                                WFPK YORD  2 months back

                                                                                                I live next to duxbury

                                                                                                • Breana Moreno
                                                                                                  Breana Moreno  2 months back

                                                                                                  i love brad in the boots and short shorts lol