This coastal village is known for its bountiful fishing waters and is even more famous for its yearly Ipswich Chowderfest. Why chowder? Well, in Ipswich, there’s one type of seafood that is the most popular: clams. In fact, you can get one of the best bowls of New England clam chowder that you’ve ever had in the Ipswich area. Fried clams are also massively famous and delicious. In fact, legend states that this fried food was invented in town by the potato chip entrepreneur Lawrence “Chubby” Woodman in 1916. In any case, clams are definitely big around here. If you love other types of cuisine, you’ll find plenty to satisfy your appetite in Ipswich. From steak to pasta to burgers, there is a delicious array of food to discover.