Topic: Rhode Island

14. Clear Quahog Chowder

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clear quahog chowder

All photos/art by Rayne Beaudoin

The Commons Lunch
48 Commons Way
Little Compton, RI
401-635-4388; quahog.org/cuisine

Most Rhode Islanders don’t want their chowder sullied with milk. A base of straight clam-juice broth, plus a few onions and potatoes, maybe some diced salt pork, and plenty of shucked quahogs — that’s chowder. Typical accompaniments are clam cakes or jonnycakes, both in good form at The Commons.


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