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Celebrate the Feast of Seven Fishes

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The tradition of the Italian Feast of Seven Fishes will be celebrated this Christmas Eve at several area restaurants, including Lucia, Alta Strada and Babbo.


Alta Strada Wellesley:

Michael Schlow’s Alta Strada Restaurant in Wellesley will be open on Christmas Eve from 4p until 10p. They will be featuring the Feast of the 7 Fishes, a la carte, in addition to their holiday menu. Alta Strada is located at 92 Central Street in Wellesley and the full menu can be found at www.altastrada-wellesley.com.



The North End's and Winchester locations of Lucia Ristorante will be celebrating this Christmas Eve with a traditional Italian La Vigila- Feast of the Seven Fishes. The menu will feature seven different seafood-centric "pattini," or little plates, which can be ordered a la carte or as a tasting menu at both locations from 11:30a until 10:00pm. Lucia North End is located at 415 Hanover Street. Lucia Winchester is located at 11 Mount Vernon Street. For more information, or to make reservations, please visit http://luciab.st or call (617) 367-2353. The menu will include:

Baked stuffed Whole Clams-  Clams, onion, red pepper, mushroom and seasoned breadcrumbs. 8.00

Baccala- Pan seared and served with a tomato, capers sauce.

Polenta and Salmon Skewers- (2 skewers)   12.00

Raviolo (lobster)-  (1 raviolo)  8.00

Crabcake-  12.00

Chilled Seafood Antipasto-  Fresh shrimp, calamari, celery, carrots…  12.00

Fritto Misto-   Shrimp, calamari and scallops, lightly breaded and fried to a crispy golden brown.  Served with dipping sauce. $14



The Seaport location of Babbo will be serving a Feast of Seven Fishes on Christmas Eve in an a la carte fashion. Please see below for the featured dishes. Babbo will be open on Christmas Eve from 11a until 10p. Babbo is located at 11 Fan Pier Blvd. For more information, please log onto www.babbopizzeria.com or call 617-421-4446. The menu includes:

Antipasti $16 (for all items below):

Piquillo Pepper Ripieno- Tuna, Capers, Olives, Clams Oreganata- Local Top Necks, Mussels Bruschetta- Garlic, Saffron, Chili

Fritti $24

New England Fritto Misto- Skate Cheeks, Whole Belly Clams, Haddock, Delicata Squash

Pasta $20 Cavatelli- Squid Ink, Sepia, Anchovy Bread Crumbs



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