Christmas Eve

Twas the night before Christmas…and what do you eat? Discuss the perfect Christmas Eve meals and weigh in on your traditions, like Christmas cookies, prepping for Christmas Day lunches, and more.

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Feast of the Seven Fishes

by fourkorz 12 months ago

We are traveling to Coronado and celebrating Christmas away from home with my son's girlfriend. She is very close to her East Coast Italian family that celebrates the Feast of the Seven Fishes on ...

Goose and . . . ?

by Splendid Spatula 12 months ago

What are goose-serving hounds serving with their bird? Besides red cabbage, if you are in that camp. I'm drawing a creative blank! Potatoes are of course an option, but two days after the goose ...

Your Christmas Eve Dinner.

by emglow101 7 years ago

We always have Chinese take out for our Christmas eve dinner. It's been going on for years now. All of the family will gather at my nieces house. Beautiful table setting,food,wine,hot chocolate aft...

Christmas Eve - Lobster recipe suggestions?

by masha 2 years ago

For time immemorial, our Christmas Eve dinner has been finnan haddie -- a tradition derived from my husband's Scottish heritage. This year it will be only the 2 of us and we've decided to do somet...

Holiday Treats 2017

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by Caitlin McGrath 3 years ago

What kind of cookies, cake, confections, savory snacks, preserves, potables, and so on are you planning to put by for gifts, guests, or your own selves this holiday season? Here's the place to shar...

Christmas Eve 2018

by Deirdreg1 2 years ago

Hello Chowhounds - For the first time in decades, our family Christmas Eve gathering is down from 25+ to seven. Ugh. So rather than shopping and cooking for such a small group, we are thinking of...

"Comfort" Type Food in Brooklyn

by biggerthenjen 4 years ago

I know it's late in the game but we're looking for a restaurant for Christmas Eve that has comfort food but is slightly upscale.. although it doesn't have to be *that* fancy. Along the lines of Bl...

Barcelona Christmas Eve Restaurants

by debra1234 3 years ago

Hello, I'm looking for restaurant recommendations for Christmas eve in Barcelona. I know most places will likely be closed but hoping to find something good -- ideally that is not a set menu or ...

Christmas Eve in Paris

by Blumie 4 years ago

I am aware that there is another currently active Christmas-in-Paris discussion, but my parameters are sufficiently different that I don't want to hijack that thread. I will be in Paris only for...

Chinese on Christmas Eve near West Palm Beach

by estragon 4 years ago

Staying in West Palm Beach and looking for a Chinese restaurant for Christmas Eve. Willing to drive 45 minutes in any direction. Recommendations, anyone?

A CHRISTMAS DAY SUPERFECTA: Chinese, Jewish, Turkey, Steak (Craigie, Mamaleh's, Mooo)

by BostonBestEats 4 years ago

A TRADITIONAL CHINESE CHRISTMAS EVE: Swordfish chop (collar) "ginger & scallion", with lobster and braised daikon at Craigie on Main (Cambridge MA) A VERY JEWISH CHRISTMAS: Meat & potato knish, ...

Christmas Eve Dessert

by bblonde 4 years ago

Looking for a Christmas eve dessert that's make-ahead and refined. 10 adults.

High Heat Prime Rib Help

by cherrypepper 4 years ago

We celebrate the Feast of the Seven Fishes at my house which is my favorite holiday not because of my love of fish but because it is the one holiday where my husband spends as much time in the kitc...

SF dinner on Xmas eve

by macdog 4 years ago

We're going to be alone on Xmas eve and have decided to stay on Nob Hill and eat somewhere in the city. Thinking about Asian food (maybe more likely to be open?). Any suggestions for something not ...

Lisbon/Cascais for Christmas Eve 2016

by BrianPatterson1973 4 years ago

I am looking for specific names of restaurants that might be open for dinner on December 24th, 2016, in either Lisbon or Cascais (Picking friends up at Lisbon airport in afternoon, eventually heade...

Feast of the seven fishes LOGISTICS

by jld234 4 years ago

Because I love seafood, Italian cuisine, and insane cooking challenges, I'm thinking about doing a Feast of the Seven fishes for my boyfriend and his parents this year. I have never been to one, an...

Help for visitors to SF during Christmas Eve and Christmas

by aphie 4 years ago

We are a group of 4 coming from Seattle and Toronto during Christmas Eve and Christmas. I am very sad that most of the restaurants on my "to try" list are closed but I still hope to enjoy some gre...

Christmas Food Review

by AvanthikaReddy 5 years ago

Hi All, How are you doing Foodies ?? Hope you had a Great Christmas this year .. By the way how was you celebrations ended up ? What are the Food preparations that are carried out in yo...

Christmas Preparations

by AvanthikaReddy 5 years ago

Hi Buddies... So...All are done with Thanks giving day...so What are your plans for X-Mas ?

Help with Feast of 7 Fishes menu

by Wagamama80 5 years ago

Hi all, I'm hosting my first Christmas Eve dinner and want to continue my husbands and in laws tradition of the Feast of 7 Fishes. Here is what I was thinking, ANY suggestions/ideas/hints/goo...