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#1 2011-01-20 16:33:58

JuanTwoThree
Eggcornista
From: Spain
Registered: 2009-08-15
Posts: 393

Clam Shoulder

Inspired by “cold shoulder” I went looking for “clam shoulder” (chowder).

This suggests that I’m not alone:

We are unable to find an exact match for: clam shoulder

www.epicurious.com/tools/searchresults? … z1Bc3cuUM2

and here’s:

My favorite dish (clam shoulder) was on the menu that day, so we stayed in the hotel.
I even finished with a strawberry cheesecake !

www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/t … z1Bc6SFx51

along with French, Dutch, German, Portuguese and Italian mentions of ‘clam shoulder’, which don’t really count.


On the plain in Spain where it mainly rains.

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#2 2011-01-21 07:41:54

burred
Eggcornista
From: Montreal
Registered: 2008-03-17
Posts: 1060

Re: Clam Shoulder

Clams got shoulders?!? At the same epicurious site, the same person, perhaps, looked in vain for “clam shower”.

Or was it this blogger:

Food advice
My favorite Clam Shower is Manhattan’s Clam Shower. it is lighter not a heave creamy soup.
for those that haven’t have the pleasure of eating Manhattan’s Clams showers.
I don’t know if this is the original recipe but this is my version of Manhattan Clam shower

Pacific Palisades
the clam shower is “what made them famous”

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#3 2016-11-01 01:18:27

David Bird
Eggcornista
From: Montréal, QC
Registered: 2009-07-28
Posts: 1452

Re: Clam Shoulder

Unable to contain my appreciation for this soup.

I hear a clam shouter is excellent next time I’m in that’s what I’m having.
https://www.tripadvisor.ca/ShowUserRevi … ornia.html

I had the bread bowl with tomato soup, croutons, and cheese on top. My son had the bread bowl with clam shouter.
https://www.tripadvisor.ca/ShowUserRevi … ornia.html

Ordered the clam shouter soup in the bread bowl the bread was good the soup was not good at all also tried the crabcake not good at all my wife had the roast beef not good at all stick to bread it’s really good but the rest of the food was not good at all
https://www.tripadvisor.co.za/ShowUserR … ornia.html

The fried clams are awesome and I recommend it highly also the clam shouter number one
http://restina.net/en/united-states/roc … 8884543679

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#4 2016-11-01 13:42:57

Dixon Wragg
Eggcornista
From: Cotati, California
Registered: 2008-07-04
Posts: 1045

Re: Clam Shoulder

“Clam shoulder”, eh? Maybe it could join “hen’s teeth”, “chicken lips”, and “snake hips” as a colloquialism implying rarity.

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