What Is the Difference Between Clams, Mussels, Oysters & Scallops?

If you're new to eating seafood, you might be wondering about the differences between clams, mussels, oysters, and scallops. Worry not, we've got the skinny on all of these satisfying shellfish. When...

California clam chowder: what's a good recipe?!

by damiano 8 months ago

Hello chowhound community - European here. I've been asked to prepare a proper California clam chowder. But, I've never been to California nor have I ever had clam chowder before - panic! So, I...

Happy Hour at Giuseppe's Cucina Rustica | San Luis Obispo

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 25 days ago

Yesterday FB memories reminded me that two years ago (11/5/19) I'd stopped in SLO on my way home from Los Angeles. Happy hour at Giuseppe's Italian Restaurant in downtown was the right choice for a...

Olympia Oyster Bar | Boise - NE Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Olympia Oyster Bar has been on my radar to try since seeing a shellfish demo in Ensenada by Chef-owner Maylin Chavez who hails from Tijuana. I headed there post-Proud Mary nap, https://www.chowhoun...

Clam Chowder in Clatsop County, Oregon

by GH1618 7 years ago

On my latest trip to Clatsop County, I decided to sample several offerings of clam chowder, which I usually avoid. The experiment was a big disappointment. Northwest-style chowder should not be t...

Rare And Exotic Clams In Toronto!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 7 months ago

Another rare and great find at 'Freshway Foodmart, Markham'! For Sashimi, Stirred fry or Steamed.......LIVE GIANT ATLANTIC SURF CLAMS ( Hokkigai ) and BLOOD/ARK CLAMS ( Akagai )

ISO Frozen Chopped Clams

by zackly 8 months ago

I used to sell (and use) Sam's Frozen Chopped Clams when I worked for Sysco Boston. They were tender and excellent and had a great drained weight vs the competition but they seem to have been sold ...

Orange clam

by tiderunner00 2 years ago

Hi everyone, I have been seeing what they call “orange clam” at sushi restaurants. I often make sushi at home and am interested in learning more about this “new” clam, but “orange clam” on the web...

Fancy tinned seafood - ideas?

by becwells 1 year ago

On a whim I purchased 2 tins of La Brujula Conservas squid in oil (Chipirones), 1 tin of La Brujula Conservas razorshell clams, and 2 tins of Matiz octopus in oil. I've never cooked with these b...

ISO fresh, shucked clams & clam juice

by walkoffdinner 1 year ago

I bought clams at Berkeley Bowl to cook & make the clam juice and it worked, but for the expense it did not provide more than 1/2 cup of clams. Please post if you know of a market that sells fresh ...

Spaghetti Alle Vongole - Best of Venetian + Neapolitan

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 1 year ago

For lunch, I made myself one of the tastiest and simplest to execute pasta dish. - Spaghetti Alle Vongole. Both the Venetians and the Neapolitans claimed they made the best tasting version. One...

Snows clam chowder tragedy

by 1chowhound 10 years ago

I've seen some other postings regarding Snows clam chowder and just wanted to add my two cents.I too have been using this product for at least forty years.My father would make it on those especiall...

Some interesting offerings and finds close to my hood... Richmond Hill/Markham

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 1 year ago

Taking advantage of Diana's Oyster Bar ( Markham branch ), ' Buck-a-shuck ' special. Had a mineral and protein rich lunch of a couple dozen oysters plus Cherry stone clams. Followed by ' Curb-side ...

Substandard Fried Belly Clams

by zackly 1 year ago

Yesterday, I had fried whole belly clams at a well reviewed restaurant in CT. They weren't great, soggy and very chewy. Are their different types of whole bellies in the marketplace? I one time hea...

Old fashioned deviled clams

by ed2956 6 years ago

I'm looking for a recipe or a restaurant that sells deviled clams. The last place I ever had them was The Greenway Tavern back in the 70's in southwest Philadelphia (these were the best!) and also ...

Stuffed Clams (Rhode Island Stuffies) Recipes

by zackly 1 year ago

I've been making the same basic stuffed clam recipe for ions. It's an attempt to replicate stuffed clams offered at a former Italian restaurant in Stamford, CT Sbaia's Open Door, that's been closed...

Great deal on BC Seafood!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 1 year ago

I was making my weekly Chinese grocery round this morning at T&T and Full fresh Supermarket ( Woodbine & 16th Avenue, Markham ) when I noticed the latter offering a couple of really good 'BC seafoo...

Hog Island Oysters & Staples online store (plus local delivery in Marin & Sonoma counties)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Hog Island has a helpful splash page to see which locations are open and which are closed in the time of Covid-19. Currently the Larkspur store is operating for to-go orders and delivery. The farm ...

Looking for a New England style seafood restaurant

by NEboy 2 years ago

Anyone know of any restaurant in my area (central fl. coast) that serves whole belly fried clams? I haven't found any.

Dairy Joy Report

by Blumie 2 years ago

In years past, there already would be lengthy debates on this board of the merits of Dairy Joy, on Route 117 in Weston, by this point in the summer. Alas, now that one can hear the crickets on this...

Miller Brothers

by UnConundrum 2 years ago

Started our annual visit with stopping in at Miller Brothers, formerly the Fisherman's Grill. Met Tom Miller who was apparently the chef at Fisherman's Grill, so the food is essentially the same. ...