In March 2014, Long Island clam chowder at The Shack in Huntington is a combination of New England and Manhattan. Literally. (Credit: Newsday / Joan Reminick)
The motto of The Shack in Huntington (a year-round spinoff of The Shack, a summery stand in Centerport) is “clams and chaos.” That same phrase might well describe the restaurant’s Long Island clam chowder ($4 cup; $6 bowl), described as a combination of New England and Manhattan.
That translated as two soups poured into the same bowl, creating a random pattern in red and white. The problem,...
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