Wednesday, March 3

Santa Cruz Clam Chowder Festival 2010 - Santa Cruz

A few weeks back, I went to the Clam Chowder Cook-Off on the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. An $8 tasting kit came with a spoon, a little cup, and 5 tickets to taste 5 different chowders. We bought two kits and tasted 10 chowders between the both of us. But clam chowder isn't enough for lunch so we also got:

A donut the size of my face

$3 roasted corn which I ruined by sprinkling on too much salt

$6 garlic fries that are better than the Oracle Arena garlic fries


And then of course, there were many Clam chowders to taste. Did you know there's a Manhattan Clam Chowder that's made with a tomato base? I liked it as a tomato soup but as a chowder, its kinda weird. Anyway, enjoy this slide show set to the official Clam Chowder Cook-Off theme song. Trust me, by the time you finish this slide show, it'll be stuck in your head too.

video


Clam Chowder Cook Off on Yelp
Official Website
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk on Yelp

1 comment:

  1. chower, clam chowder, chowder is the soup we love the best!

    Mmmmm. I haven't had clam chowder in sooo long.

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Yummies

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