Feast of the Seven Fishes in Asheville celebrates Italian tradition

Dec 17, 2014 2360

Though rich foods and sweets tend to dominate the holiday season, at least one segment of the population celebrates with a marginally lighter meal.

The Feast of the Seven Fishes is an Italian tradition, brought here by Italian-Americans. As the name suggests, it's a seafood-heavy affair, one that pays homage to a Catholic custom of abstaining from meat on Christmas Eve.

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