For all of its great seafood, Vancouver’s not really a chowder town. We prefer our fish in filets and steaks, expertly plated alongside 100-mile sides, or else sliced and diced and rolled with rice into maki and other sushi.
But Vancouver Aquarium is doing it’s best to change that. The annual Ocean Wise Chowder Chowdown returns, Nov. 19. Fourteen finalists from top local restaurants will be facing off for the title of Vancouver’s chowder king (or queen) inside the Vancouver Aquarium. (Yes, there’s something a tiny bit odd about gorging on fish in an aquarium, but we’ll leave that for another time …)
The event, which attracts huge crowds every year, pairs the chowders with local craft beers. Continue reading:
14 Chowders + Craft Beer: Tickets on Sale for 2014 Vancouver Chowder Chowdown