On my recent trip to California, I drove down the coast from San Francisco to eat dinner in Half Moon Bay. Sam’s Chowder House was a delightful surprise, serving seafood in proper New England style but with a twist. I tried the California Halibut served with leeks and a risotto:
Other dishes that were ordered in my party included a grilled salmon plate,
and a tuna dish with cannellini beans and artichokes:
The meal was fresh, tasty, and reminiscent of home. The restaurant is situated on the water, and while I was first skeptical of the quasi-touristy feel to the exterior, I tremendously enjoyed this meal.