Soggy socks, numb fingers, a tight back — ah, the joys of shoveling. Frigid temps and buckets of snow leave much to be desired this time of year, but solace can be taken in the soul-warming nourishment from a piping hot bowl of soup.
Before retiring the winter coat to hibernate indoors for the day head to these local eateries serving soup, chili and chowders that will shake the brr and stave off stuffy noses.
Chicken noodle soup
Cost: cup $5; bowl $6.50
Location: 240 Love Lane Mattituck, NY 11952
French onion soup
Cost: $9; soup of the day
Location: 1601 Main Road Jamesport, NY 11947
Cost: cup $3.95; bowl $5.95; quart $10.95
Location: 43715 County Road 48 Southold, NY 11971
Spicy Asian cabbage soup
Location: 25180 County Road 48 Peconic, NY 11958
Phone: 631-734-7001 (order in advance)
Manhattan clam chowder
Location: 469 E Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901