Yes even in the south we love Chowder too. You and you guests will enjoy in this beautiful blue bowl with it's convenient handle. With Chowder debossed around the rim of the bowl making it simply unique. Dishwasher and microwave safe. They come in a sassy new box . Being on e of the Soups of America Collection, pair it with the chile bowl set and our new Gumbo bowl set to make make your Soups of American Complete.