Where to find the Italian holiday meal for Christmas Eve and beyond.

The Feast of the Seven Fishes is a Christmas Eve tradition with roots in Italy that marks the holiday with a bounty of seafood. While the feast typically takes place on December 24, restaurants around DC are offering special menus before and after the holiday.

RPM Italian
650 K St., NW
Start the meal with seafood cicchetti (Italian small snacks) before moving on to the decadent dishes like roasted main lobster and filet mignon with king crab bearnaise at this retro-chic Italian-American downtown restaurant. Details: December 24; $85 per person, optional wine pairing available for an additional $65 per person.