This article, written by Domenick Rafter, appears on Queens Tribune.
Feast Of Seven Fishes: A Look At The Popular Italian-American Christmas Tradition
It’s a classic Italian tradition that still reigns over large family gatherings on Dec. 24th every year, even after several generations have brought Italian-Americans more into assimilation.
While it shouldn’t be surprising in a country surrounded on three sides by water, the tradition, called festa de bette peschi in Italian, is more of an Italian-American tradition than an Italian one.
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