The Feast of the Seven Fishes

Ask an Italian about the Feast of the Seven Fishes and you’re likely to get a lot of blank stares. But ask them what they eat on Christmas eve and the answer will be a resounding, “Seafood!” This meatless meal varies from family to family and village to village, but as per tradition, there is always a lot of fish.

Ask an Italian about the Feast of the Seven Fishes and you’re likely to get a lot of blank stares.  But ask them what they eat on Christmas eve and the answer will be a resounding, “Seafood!”  This meatless meal varies from family to family and village to village, but as per tradition, there is always a lot of fish. 

Read the story for more on how Italian-Americans in New York celebrate this feast year after year.

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