A dish of clams casino.
broiled clams topped with garlic butter, bacon, bread crumbs, etc. and served in their bottom shells
Clams on the half shell typically topped with chopped green pepper, bacon, butter, and other ingredients and baked.
Origin of clams casinoPerhaps after The Casino, a restaurant in Narragansett Pier, Rhode Island, where the dish is said to have been invented around 1917 .