Christmas Eve means seafood for those subscribing to the Italian American tradition of The Feast of The Seven Fishes. The the origins of the annual festive meal are murky, the withstanding tradition is certainly delicious. Some prefer to indulge in seven types of seafood in seven courses, while others may focus on one or two types and prepare it se...

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 northeas...

Saturday December 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm. I AM BOOKS, 189 NORTH STREET, BOSTON, MA 02113. Daniel Paterna’s Feast of the Seven Fishes: A Brooklyn Memoir on Food and Family celebrates the rich culinary bounty Italian immigrants brought to Brooklyn. A powerful meditative reflection in photographs and interviews on the emotional connections—food, famil...

Branzino Italian Ristorante in Rittenhouse is hosting a Feast of the Seven Fishes dinner on Christmas Eve, beginning at 5 p.m. The Italian-American tradition gathers friends and family together for a seafood feast.  At Branzino, guests will dine on sea bass crudo with blood orange and watermelon radish; shrimp with burrata and tomato broth; char-gr...

The Feast of the Seven Fishes is a Christmas Eve tradition with roots in Italy that marks the holiday with a bounty of seafood. While the feast typically takes place on December 24, restaurants around DC are offering special menus before and after the holiday. All-Purpose Pizzeria  79 Potomac Ave., SE. Head to the Navy Yard location for a six-cours...

If you’re making an independent film, the chances of it also being a Christmas movie are probably fairly slim. Filmmaking is hard enough as it is; only the truly bold add a seasonal angle on top of all that. Which is what makes Feast of the Seven Fishes such an endearing diversion in a holiday movie season chock full of cheesy Hallmark romances and...

We have an exclusive clip from Robert Tinnell's upcoming Feast of the Seven Fishes. The movie is based on Tinnell's 2005 graphic novel and Italian cookbook of the same name. Shout! Factory picked up the exclusive rights to distribute the movie in North America back in August. The movie is a romantic comedy set in a rust belt town on the banks of th...

To Marion Heycock, the showing of the holiday movie “The Feast of the Seven Fishes” at the John P. Cosgrove Center was much more than simple images on a screen. It was a reflection of her life as an Italian-American. The theme of the movie is the age-old Italian tradition of cooking seven different types of fishes on Christmas Eve. Heycock, from Je...

In Feast of the Seven Fishes: A Brooklyn-Italian's Recipes Celebrating Food and Family (powerHouse Books from Penguin Random House, November 5, 2019) , Daniel Paterna takes you on a magical journey into a hidden world. Through recipes handed down in his family, stunning photos taken by the author himself, and three generations of memories, Paterna...

Shout! Studios has hooked North American rights to Feast of the Seven Fishes, the comedy-drama written and directed by Robert Tinnell based on his graphic novel and Italian cookbook of the same name. Skyler Gisondo, Madison Iseman, Josh Helman, Addison Timlin lead a cast that includes Joe Pantoliano and Paul Ben-Victor. The rollout for the pic from...