Mangia from Cos Cob: Photos From the Orricos’ Seven Fish Feast


The Orrico Family gathers for the Seven Fish Feast. They actually had eight, but who’s counting!

Wednesday’s feature story brought the preparation of the Orrico family’s Seven Fish Feast to life. Was your curiosity stoked for more? Did you almost taste those fried shrimp and scallops?

Maybe your family cooked-up a Seven Fish Feast as well…and you found yourself comparing dishes.

Well, after all the preparation came the best part. Mangia! Enjoy these delicious photos straight from the Orrico’s table from their Christmas Eve Feast.

Fried Scallops & Stuffed Calamarie

Fried Scallops and Stuffed Calamari.

More Family!

More Family!

Angel Hair Plate

More food! Angel Hair with Clam Sauce, Fried Calamari and Stuffed Bacala.

Peter and Eleanor seated

Peter and Eleanor at the head of the table waiting for warm greetings.

From the youngest to the oldest, each family member honors the eldest with wishes for a Merry Christmas!


Kim Gillick and Eleanor Orrico preparing stuffed calamari.

Eleanor and Mrs Claus, aka, Marketta Orrico, and Peter.

The Gravy Pitcher.

Fried shrimp, scallops, smelts, and cod fresh from the fryers.


We saved the best for last…Baby Kaya’s First Christmas. She’s 7 week’s old!