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Just because Oysters Rockefeller were born and raised in New Orleans doesn't mean that Long Island can't borrow the love. Besides, the dish was named for one of the most famous New Yorkers of all time, John D. Rockefeller. Using panko instead of regular breadcrumbs will ensure that the topping stays crisp and doesn't get soggy. That kind of behavior isn't tolerated in these circles of society.

Just because Oysters Rockefeller were born and raised in the great oyster-consuming city of New Orleans doesn’t mean the great New York-adjacent region of Long Island can’t borrow the love. Besides, the dish was named for one of the most famous New Yorkers of all time, John D. Rockefeller. Why? In honor of the extremely rich sauce, of course. And if you’ve been to the Hamptons lately, Long Islanders borrowing this “simple pleasure” doesn’t seem so far off.  

Using panko instead of regular breadcrumbs will ensure that the topping stays crisp and doesn’t get soggy. That kind of behavior isn’t tolerated in these circles of society.