Scenes from Chowderfest at Bella Luna/Milky Way on Sept. 17, 2014.


Jamaica Plain food writer Rachel Lebeaux reports from Chowderfest, held Wednesday at Bella Luna/The Milky Way. There were four types of chowder:

A creamy New England clam chowder

A smoky Manhattan chowder

A coconut-spiked corn chowder

A sumptuous potato and sausage chowder

In addition to the chowder, this last Bella Luna patio event of the season included local breweries, among them:


Lebeaux counts Bella Luna among the best patio dining options in Boston. She's also got the scoop on the best clam chowder in the city as a whole. Above is a gallery of shots from Chowderfest. [selfie]