Where to Eat the Feast of the Seven Fishes in Philly

Dec 12, 2019 346


Feast of the Seven Fishes is, in my opinion, the best Italian tradition that isn’t Italian. Like eggplant parm and peas in your carbonara, it’s a delicious Italian-American adaptation based on the Catholic tradition of eating fish (a leaner meal) the night before a holiday or feast.

So, yes, a pre-feast feast. It’s become a custom for many northeastern Italian-American families to cook the spread for family and friends at home on Christmas Eve, but seven fishes is a lot of fishes to cook yourself. Check out these Philly area restaurants that are offering their own take on the feast in the run-up to Christmas. Buon natale.

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SOURCE: https://www.phillymag.com/

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