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Recipe: Winter Warmer Sunny Fish Chowder

Winter Warmer Sunny Fish ChowderYes, I realize the name is kind of goofy. But I was trying to come up with some way to describe my chowder/Italian fish soup mash-up, and since it looked so pretty and bright on a cloudy winter day, that’s what I came up with.

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3 Great Non-Chain Seafood Restaurants in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

There is absolutely no reason to ever set food in a chain restaurant when in Philly.

Seriously. That’s like going to the Olive Garden when in New York City. I just don’t get it.

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Feast of the Seven Fishes: In Philly, In South Jersey and at Home

Until I met my fiance I’d never heard of the “Feast of the Seven Fishes,” a Christmas Eve tradition among Italian families, or at least Italian-American families. Lots of restaurants are catching up on the trend, however, as fewer home chefs are willing to tackle the monumental task of preparing such a feast for their own family.

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10 Seafood Delicacies to Enjoy in Venice, Italy

The seafood market in Venice, Italy.If you’re lucky enough to get to Venice, Italy, then I hope you love seafood. Much of the food in Venice revolves around fish and shellfish, with the bounty of the surrounding seas providing sustenance to the Venetians for centuries. Every morning the fish market in Venice is overflowing with a dazzling array of fresh caught seafood, from huge swordfish to giant shrimp and cuttlefish. The best picks are soon gone, so wise housewives and restaurant shoppers know to go as early as possible.

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