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Chowdafest 2013: Restaurants Compete...YOU Judge!

The rumors are true - Chowdafest has grown so popular that they're holding this year's competition at the Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard.  They expect upwards of 10,000 chowder and soup lov'n fans to come out and help set a record donation to Connecticut Food Bank!  The uniquely football-themed chowder and soup competition will take place on "SOUP"er Bowl Sunday Feb. 3rd from 11:00-4:00.No one can sit at home and watch 8+ hours of pre-game so kick off your Super Sunday with us.  Kick-off isn't until 6:30.

Restaurants Competing for BEST Chowder, Soup and Bisque:

Blue Lemon  Bobby Q's  Bodega Taco Bar  The Brewhouse   Close Harbor Seafood  Crab Shell  
Donovan's   Dunville's   Ginger Man  High Tide Gourmet  Liquid Lunch   Mansion Clam House   
Nicholas Roberts  On the Rocks   O'Neill's   Old Post Tavern  Restaurant at Rowayton   Rory's 
Southport Brewing Co.  Super Duper Weenie  Tavern on Main   Valencia's

Circle your calendar and plan on being a judge once again, sampling decadent chowder, soup and bisque from award winning restaurants from all over CT.  Get into your football gear and be part of this "soupah" time before the Super Bowl starts.


Adults are $10 

Kids 6-12 are just $5, five years or younger FREE

Tickets available at the box office


Besides your appetite, please bring family and friends.....


Those bringing these items will be entered into a raffle for a $200

Stop & Shop gift certificate - thank you!!


We hope you can make this fantastic event but if you can't and still want to make a difference: 

You can send a check for any amount to: CT Food Bank c/o Chowdafest 10 Lyons Plain Road Westport, CT 06880 Thanks!!

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Reader Comments (8)

This is awesome!!! I love how CT has all of these great foodie events... We are getting there, slowly but surely.

I'm looking forward to this, as well as the Sun WineFest (hope I win tickets!) and the Chocolate World Expo!!

January 16, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterEmily

Wow. That is going to be so much fun! One weekend hopefully I will win sun wine fest tickets. The next weekend eating chowder! Hopefully my weekends will be booked up now!!

January 16, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterJen c

Looking forward to this event! And also would like to win tickets to the Sun Winefest! :-)

January 16, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterE Messina

This sounds really awesome, chowder and soup and hopefully the weekend before wine! Would love to go to the Sun Winefest followed by chowder.

January 18, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterSara

Chowda!!! This sounds great - marking my calendar and it's the week after the Mohegan Sun Winefest! Hope to win tickets

January 18, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterKellie

This event has been awesome the past couple of years, and looks to be even better this year. Can't wait!! I also can't wait to win my tickets to the Mohegan Sun Winefest!!!

January 18, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterBrad

This sounds like a great event! Looking forward to enjoying some yummy chowder and hoping to win tickets to sun winefest!

January 18, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterpaige

Hope to win to tickets to the Sun Winefest! "Chowda event sounds like a great time.

January 19, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterSara S.

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