5 Soups in the Utica Area That Will Keep You Warm in This Cold Weather
Nothing warms up your body and soul quite like a nice bowl of hot soup. Why not try one of these favorites from the Utica and surrounding area?
Chicken and Rice Noodle Bone Broth
You can get this delicious creation at CoreLife Eatery in New Hartford - It's like a mix of your traditional chicken noodle soup with a taste of wonton soup. This soup is loaded with grilled chicken, rice noodles, shredded kale, carrots, celery, scallions, and of course their chicken bone broth. The veggies and chicken get steamed before they're combined with the broth to keep the vegetables crisp, and seal in flavor. It's the perfect alternative to a regular cup of chicken noodle soup, and it's definitely more filling.
How about a hot cup of vegan lentil soup with mixed veggies like green beans and carrots? Don't forget about the spinach, too! You can get this mouth-watering, soul-warming cup of soup from the Tramontane Cafe on Lincoln Avenue in Utica. Even if you're not a vegan or vegetarian, you'll fall in love with this flavorful soup - Plus the atmosphere at the Tram is like nothing else. Stop by today and warm up with this delicious meal at the Tramontane Cafe.
New England Clam Chowder
From a place called the "Chowder House," you know they know what they're doing when it comes to hearty, filling soups. Try their New England Clam Chowder (or Manhattan Clam Chowder if you prefer). The New England Clam Chowder is SO creamy and heavenly, you may just forget where you are. With just a hint of white pepper and thyme, you'll definitely have one of the BEST clam chowders you've ever had. Pick up a bowl at the Chowder House on Burrstone Road in New York Mills. And remember "Find a Bay Leaf, Kiss the Cook!"
Sizzling Rice Soup
Now this is a really unique choice for soup, that will definitely warm you up. Head over to the Lotus Garden on King Street in Utica for this appetizing, filling soup. It's loaded with shrimp, chicken, mushrooms, peas, and carrots. This full-flavored, steaming soup will leave you feeling toasty warm inside and out. And if by some slim chance you still have room in your stomach - You can always pick up a few egg rolls to-go or maybe an order of lemongrass wings.
Most people forget that this is a Central New York staple - Ask visitors or people who have recently moved to the area, they won't know what mushroom stew is. This delicious soup that will warm you all the way to your soul, can be a little hard to find... Actually, we may need your help finding the place with the BEST mushroom stew. All we know is it's absolutely amazing, and more restaurants in our area should have it available. So let us know - Where have you had mushroom stew? Is there an eatery in the area that makes it the best? You can tell us in the "comments section" at the bottom of this page. If you don't know of a place, we suggest you keep your eyes open for the stew when you go out to eat. If you see it - Get it!