cherrystone clam


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Related to cherrystone clam: Hard clam, Northern quahog, Littleneck clams
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Noun1.cherrystone clam - small quahog larger than a littleneck; eaten raw or cooked as in e.g. clams casino
hard-shell clam, quahaug, quahog, round clam - Atlantic coast round clams with hard shells; large clams usually used for chowders or other clam dishes
2.cherrystone clam - a half-grown quahog
Mercenaria mercenaria, hard clam, Venus mercenaria, hard-shell clam, quahaug, quahog, round clam - an edible American clam; the heavy shells were used as money by some American Indians
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A big outing in Brooklyn, starting with a cherrystone clam pizza at Motorino, then stopping into a series of my favourite bars for craft beer and good bourbon.
Another of the chef's rarities here, according to host Jun Maruyama, is cherrystone clam sushi at $4 per piece.
NIGHT A big outing in Brooklyn, starting with a cherrystone clam pizza at Motorino, then stopping into a series of my favourite bars for craft beer and good bourbon.
The creamy broth of the striped bass and cherrystone clam chowder was intensely flavored and well-seasoned.
The northern quahog is a smaller clam, commonly referred to as cherrystone clams or littleneck clams.