What’s a Feast of the Seven Fishes?: An Intro to an Italian-American Christmas Tradition

Dec 19, 2022 1079

BY: Allia Luzong

Many Italian-Americans today trace their heritage back to the Italian immigrants who arrived on Ellis Island back in the late 1800s. Along with their luggage, they brought their language, traditions, and food. These days, Italian food is so ubiquitous in American culture that some countries may recognize pizza and, to a lesser extent, spaghetti as more American than Italian (sorry, Italians!). 

But even then, not all food and food traditions brought over by Italian immigrants have been absorbed into the larger melting pot of American culture. One of the few lesser-known Italian food traditions is the Feast of the Seven Fishes.

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