clam chowder

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clam chowder

n.
Any of various soups made with clams, salt pork, potatoes, onions, and milk or tomatoes.
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Noun1.clam chowder - chowder containing clamsclam chowder - chowder containing clams    
chowder - a thick soup or stew made with milk and bacon and onions and potatoes
Manhattan clam chowder - a chowder made with clams and tomatoes and other vegetables and seasonings
New England clam chowder - a thick chowder made with clams and potatoes and onions and salt pork and milk
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This is a traditional clam soup with Sardinian fregola pasta grains, wine, chilli and parsley served with bread.
The zuppa con vongole ($7), noted on the menu as "the ultimate clam soup," lived up to its description.
The meal will start with a first course of wild mushroom toast with roasted garlic, caramelized onions and goat cheese, followed by a potato and clam soup.