Monday, October 24, 2022

38th Essex ClamFest Chowder Festival And Competition

I said 'yes' when asked if I would be a judge of the Greater Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce Essex Clam Chowder Festival. I'm glad I did. The festival at Shepard Memorial Park in Essex was fantastic with amazing food, including chowder, crafts, entertainment, vendors, brews, and lots of people having fun. The Chowder Tasting Competition was competitive featuring deCKlyns, J.T. Farnhams, Lobsta Land Restaurant, THE FARM Bar & Grille, Ripple On The Water Essex, and Woodman's of Essex. Ask me again. 
1st Judge's Choice: Woodmans' of Essex 
2nd Judge's Choice: Ripple on the Water 
PEOPLE'S CHOICE: 1st: Ripple on the Water 
2nd: The Farm Bar & Grille