Arthur Avenue Abuzz With Last-Minute Shopping For Christmas Eve Feast Of Seven Fishes

Dec 24, 2021 521

BY: Tony Aiello

From crusty golden Arthur Avenue bread, to perfectly pressed baccala, freshly made pasta and the best sausage and cheese, Little Italy in the Bronx is a “buon appetito” holiday hot spot. “I ask the people where they’re coming from. They’re coming from eastern Connecticut, Pennsylvania, South Jersey,” Bathgate resident Tony Morante told CBS2’s Tony Aiello.

Yorktown resident Gabriela Miceli drove down from Westchester County and stood on line for two hours to buy cheese. “Of course, you’ve got to have the fresh mozzarella on the table for Christmas!” she said. Casa Della Mozzarella opened all week at 6 a.m. to accommodate the crowds, while world famous Borgatti’s went into pasta making overdrive — a labor of love there for almost 90 years.

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