by Andrea Doyle | February 5, 2015

One of Saratoga Springs' most popular events was more popular than ever this year. The 17th Annual Saratoga Chowderfest held on Jan. 31, part of the 18th annual Winterfest, set a record for number of participants. The Saratoga Convention & Tourism Bureau event attracted 30,000 people and 115,000 bowls of chowder were served.

Here are the Chowderfest 2015 Winners:

•    People's Choice: Druthers
•    People's Choice under 1,000 bowls: West Side Sports Bar and Grill
•    Most Chowder Served: Druthers
•    Best On Broadway: Druthers
•    Best Off Broadway: Seven Horse Pub
•    Best Non Downtown: Longfellows
•    Best Newcomer: Three Vines
•    Best Dessert Chowder: TC Paris
•    Dog Chow Down: Lazy Dog Cookie Company

Next year's Chowderfest will be held on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016.