Even if you don’t have an Italian grandmother, you aren’t Italian, or don’t celebrate Christmas, you can still get in on the time-honored tradition of the Feast of the Seven Fishes this holiday season. Several restaurants are offering the traditional Italian Christmas Eve meal the week of Christmas. Some are even doing it on Christmas Eve. At Marc Vetri’s trattoria Amis, chef Brad Spence will serve his own interpretation of the feast with four courses on Friday, December 23. Amis is accepting reservations for multiple seatings from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. In Manayunk, Clark Gilbert will serve his fishy feast every night from December 20 to December 24 for $45 per person at Gemelli.
• Center City’s Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse is serving up the seven fishes on Christmas Eve with a four-course prix fixe dinner menu. It costs $75 per person and will be served from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
• Also on Christmas Eve, Paoli’s Trattoria San Nicola will host a seven fishes feast with a seven-course prix fixe family style dinner priced at $49.50 per person.
• John Brandt-Lee is promising a revisits to his Italian heritage with his five-course seven fishes feast at the West Chester BYOB Avalon. Lee is serving the $45 per person prix fixe meal nightly from December 22 through December 24.