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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Feast_of_the_Seven_Fishes

The Feast of the Seven Fishes also known as The Vigil (Italian: La Vigilia), is an Italian-American celebration of Christmas Eve with meals of fish and other ... The long tradition of eating seafood on Christmas Eve dates from the Roman Catholic  ...

christmas.lovetoknow.com/christmas-history-traditions/why-do-italians-eat-seven-fish-christmas-eve

Includes: where the feast of the seven fishes is celebrated, eating fish on christmas eve, why seven fish, christmas eve fish in the rest of italy, and celebrate the ...

www.eataly.com/us_en/magazine/culture/origin-feast-seven-fishes

Despite its popularity among Americans, many Italians do not even know about the ... The ancient tradition of eating fish on Christmas Eve dates from the Roman  ...

www.ibtimes.com/feast-seven-fishes-facts-about-italian-american-christmas-eve-tradition-1519946

Dec 24, 2013 ... Facts and trivia about Christmas Eve's "Feast of the Seven Fishes," ... of Italy believe that meat should not be eaten on the Eve, which is why ...

www.ibtimes.com/how-did-christmas-eves-feast-7-fishes-start-why-history-facts-menu-ideas-2455926

Dec 6, 2016 ... While some families eat seven fishes, others consume as many as 13. ... of the most beloved Christmas Eve traditions in most Italian-American ...

www.nj.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2016/12/feast_of_the_seven_fishes_history_recipes.html

Dec 24, 2016 ... Christmas Eve's Feast of the Seven Fishes is, by Italian Catholic tradition, ... But how much do you actually know about the tradition? ... The emphasis on fish comes from the centuries-old rule against eating meat on Friday to ...

www.italiansrus.com/articles/7fishes.htm

Many people have asked me why do we have seven different fish dishes? To be honest I never knew why myself. Every Christmas Eve I can remember smelling ...

dish.allrecipes.com/feast-of-the-seven-fishes

Celebrate Christmas Eve in the traditional Southern Italian style--with seafood prepared seven delicious ways. Buon Natale!

southernash.com/2015/12/seven-fishes-history-and-importance

Dec 14, 2015 ... The Feast of the Seven Fishes is an Italian-American tradition that comes ... When I wrote On Eating Well, I talked about the importance of food as an ... The Italian-American community treats Christmas Eve differently than native Italians. ... to join us like family especially when they do not have family close.