A traditional Italian Christmas-time celebration of food and family

Dec 04, 2015 983

by Pamela Stevens

December is a month of celebrations including the traditional Italian Christmas Eve dinner. It is also known as Festa dei Sette Pesci, or the Feast of the Seven Fishes. It's a meal without meat honoring the midnight birth of baby Jesus; a custom that originated in Sicily and has since spread throughout Italy and around the world.

Italians and Italian-Americans alike still celebrate this Old-World custom that has been handed down from generation to generation and is cherished at Mia Margherita. This celebratory feast captures the spirit of Christmas and offers Italians a chance to unite with their families around the table. 

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