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Celebrate the Feast of the Seven Fishes with Us!

Change up your Christmas routine, and join us for the Feast of Seven Fishes – an Italian-American 7-course feast! seven-fishesAlso known as La Vigilia (The Vigil), this Christmas Eve tradition commemorates waiting for the birth of Baby Jesus at midnight on Christmas.  Roman Catholics have traditionally abstained from meats and animal fats on the eve of certain holy days, so they feasted instead on seafood.  Some Italian-American families celebrate with more than 7 fish, and sometimes up to 13 different types.  Experience it for yourself, Friday-Saturday, December 23-24 from 5:30 pm-10:00 pm for only $89 a person (exclusive beverage, tax and gratuity).  Call (202) 835-0459 to make reservations.

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Crostini di trota di fiume affumicata – Smoked river trout paté

Insalata di calamari con salsa di limone – Salad of pan-seared calamari, purslane & lemon salsina

Frittura di polpettine di granchio e carciofi – Tuscan crab fritters, fried artichokes

Capesante, gnocchi di ricotta e funghi – Seared scallops, ricotta gnocchi, roasted mushrooms, parsley butter

Taglerini alle vongole – Artisanal egg pasta, little neck clams, roasted zucchini, tomato, Calabrian chili

Caciucco all Livornese – Tuscan fish stew- lobster, mussels, clams, shrimp, tuna, scallops, tomato broth, garlic croutons

Budino Nataliza di Panettone – Christmas panettone bread pudding, crema Anglais and chocolate

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