SliCE Celebrates Christmas with the “Pizza of the 7 Fishes”

December 5, 2016

If you’re an Italian-American, you probably know about the Feast of the Seven Fishes, a Christmas Eve tradition in which families abstain from red meat until Christmas Day arrives. The tradition, also known as the Vigil, began in southern Italy (albeit not under the same name) and spread to the U.S. earlier in the 20th century. More recently, SliCE in Philadelphia has introduced the concept to the masses with its seasonal Pizza of the 7 Fishes.

The Christmas-season pizza comes topped with sautéed clams, mussels, shrimp, tuna, crab meat, anchovies, and sardines, according to Nick Vadala, writing for