Forget what you know about New England's stake on clam chowder — San Francisco's chowder-and-sourdough combo is in a league of its own. And, this time of year, there's nothing that lifts our spirits quite like an indulgent, pipin'-hot bowl of soup.
Of course, we’d never have you waste time and calories on subpar food, so we’ve taste-tested the city's best contenders to bring forth the freshest and most unique chowders around
. Whatever you’re in the mood for, from thick and creamy to buttery and briny, these mouthwatering concoctions will satisfy your cravings — and then some. Soup's on!
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