Pictures from the Chowder Cook off during Winterfest.
David Aldecora from Hops and Vines dishes up a sample of his winning chowder.
Left, chef Luigi Petraccione of North Adams Commons and his helpers offered two versions of chowder with seasoned baguette slices, traditional clam chowder and Luigi's own Alfredo version, that featured pasta instead of potatoes.
Above, Kate Schilling serves it up for the Hub. Below, Annie Rodgers, Sarah Russell and Joan Leary had tried every chowder on Main Street by this point. Their favorite was Boston Seafood or Bounti-Fare.
Valerie from the Berkshire Food Project serves a great bowl of chowder and if you're in the neighborhood on the right day, you can't beat the price. (free) Berkshire Food Project's big fund raiser will be held on April 20th. Watch iBerkshires for more information and save the date!
Getting started early. Little chowder tasters need a little help sometimes.
Greg and Erica tag teaming the only red chowder in the contest with a traditional England version both from Wild Oats Co-op.
Williams College keeps their students happy with a clam and a corn version.
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