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Good chowder is surprisingly hard to come by. Its so often gloppy or bland. At the Blue Ox in Lynn, chef-owner Matt ONeil applies fine-dining experience from the likes of Prezza and No. 9 Park to crowd-pleasing dishes. His clam chowder is rich and smoky with applewood bacon.
> 191 Oxford Street, Lynn, 781-780-5722, theblueoxlynn.com
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