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 • 1 789

  • Hannah Huffman
    Hannah Huffman  5 hours back

    If people with no feet don’t wear shoes, why is Brad wearing a muscle shirt?

    • Raina Fowler
      Raina Fowler  8 hours back

      So, because Vincenzo never gets to speak Brad sounds like Tom Hanks talking to Wilson.

      • NotPaulAvery
        NotPaulAvery  2 days back

        RIP Annie McNamara! too dang young

        • Person_with_a_camera
          Person_with_a_camera  2 days back

          I´m 13 seconds in, and I already had to pause because I was laughing so hard!

          • Captain BellyButton
            Captain BellyButton  2 days back

            they censored brads nipples xD im dying

            • LouB3rt
              LouB3rt  3 days back

              new drinking game, everytime Brad says a variation of Vinny you have to take a sip. good luck all *Cheers

              • Aimen usman
                Aimen usman  3 days back

                tanner is kinda hot ngl

                • María Camila
                  María Camila  4 days back

                  5 seconds into the video and I'm already laughing

                  • Maya Raisha
                    Maya Raisha  1 weeks back

                    Brad is the epitome of chaotic good

                    • 장서영
                      장서영  1 weeks back

                      In Korea, we dont need much oyster farm.
                      I haven't seen any oyster farm

                      • 구겐하임
                        구겐하임  1 weeks back

                        Actually you're wrong. 통영 is known for oyster farm in Korea

                      • Breaksbetweeneating
                        Breaksbetweeneating  1 weeks back

                        These oyster farms feed the entire USA. That’s why we need farms. Korea is so much smaller.

                    • baby zuby
                      baby zuby  1 weeks back


                      • Solan
                        Solan  2 weeks back

                        Brad, homes the chaotic evil energy be overwhelming sometimes

                        • Boneclaw Walker
                          Boneclaw Walker  2 weeks back

                          "There ya go bud, I ain't here to do no harm" - I feel like that's Brad's motto as a person

                          • Brian Garcia
                            Brian Garcia  2 weeks back

                            Love you Brad

                            • Raphael Gordh
                              Raphael Gordh  2 weeks back


                              • Steve Roloff
                                Steve Roloff  2 weeks back

                                I love how this whole show is a blooper version!!!

                                • Huey
                                  Huey  3 weeks back

                                  Bone apple teet!

                                  • David Igra
                                    David Igra  3 weeks back

                                    I guess it's true what they say about "The farmer's daughter" :)

                                    • A Boz
                                      A Boz  4 weeks back

                                      oOAh good gOOGLY mOOGLY

                                      • JonasWasTaken
                                        JonasWasTaken  4 weeks back

                                        Brad's body is a temple

                                        • Frances Paltao
                                          Frances Paltao  1 months back

                                          Yo I hope Tanner is well

                                          • Taylor Fausett
                                            Taylor Fausett  1 months back

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

                                            • I’m at the wrong party
                                              I’m at the wrong party  1 months back

                                              Why is this video so awkward omg

                                              • I’m at the wrong party
                                                I’m at the wrong party  1 months back

                                                he talking to vinny like Rick talks to morty lol

                                                • Gabrielle White
                                                  Gabrielle White  1 months back

                                                  “VINNY, oyster?!”

                                                  • michelle doan
                                                    michelle doan  1 months back

                                                    I love everything about this video! Especially Scooter 🐶

                                                    • Beverly Clark
                                                      Beverly Clark  1 months back

                                                      this is so ASMR

                                                      • ZGuy0fSci
                                                        ZGuy0fSci  1 months 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  1 months back

                                                          Brad is a comedian

                                                          • Petty Bee
                                                            Petty Bee  1 months back


                                                            • jin hyung
                                                              jin hyung  1 months back

                                                              @7:39 Nice cup indeed.

                                                              • cynthia
                                                                cynthia  1 months back

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

                                                                • Slab Riprock
                                                                  Slab Riprock  1 months back

                                                                  Best part? SCOOTER!!

                                                                  • Emmarina
                                                                    Emmarina  1 months back

                                                                    The editor got revenge for Vinny

                                                                    • Brandon Crider
                                                                      Brandon Crider  1 months back

                                                                      Yup..... Moving to Massachusetts

                                                                      • zintosion
                                                                        zintosion  1 months back

                                                                        Scoter - Good Boy

                                                                        • Owen Folwer
                                                                          Owen Folwer  1 months back

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

                                                                          • pls
                                                                            pls  1 months back

                                                                            no one:
                                                                            not a single soul:

                                                                            brad: *AY VINNY COME LOOKA DIS*

                                                                            • cherry !
                                                                              cherry !  2 months back

                                                                              free brad’s nipples

                                                                              • Andrew Chang
                                                                                Andrew Chang  2 months back

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

                                                                                • cherry !
                                                                                  cherry !  2 months back

                                                                                  this is peak dad brad aesthetic

                                                                                  • SLOPPYJOESCOVERS
                                                                                    SLOPPYJOESCOVERS  2 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 🍭  2 months back

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

                                                                                      • Stephanie Lopez C
                                                                                        Stephanie Lopez C  2 months back

                                                                                        The editing is so on point

                                                                                        • Cucumber
                                                                                          Cucumber  2 months back

                                                                                          Vinny simulator

                                                                                          • Vanargand
                                                                                            Vanargand  2 months back

                                                                                            She into him. Lol in the sorting room.

                                                                                            • ror
                                                                                              ror  2 months back

                                                                                              did they
                                                                                              did they censor brad's nipples

                                                                                              • Majesticool Muffin
                                                                                                Majesticool Muffin  2 months back

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