The Downtown Ithaca Alliance has announced the winners of the annual Chowder Cook-Off.

This year, there were offerings from 20 vendors. More than 600 people voted for their favorite seafood, meat and veggie chowder.

The winners were:

Best Seafood: Red’s Place
Best Meat: Mix Ithaca
Best Veggie: GreenStar Natural Foods Market

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Tatiana Sy, director of events, said with a lot of chowder and a lot of people this year, she would render the event a “success.” She said the Downtown Ithaca Alliance is gearing up for the next event, the Annual Great Downtown Ithaca Chili Cook-off, scheduled for Feb. 11.

Kelsey O'Connor is the managing editor for the Ithaca Voice. Questions? Story tips? Contact her at and follow her on Twitter @bykelseyoconnor.