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Santa Lucia Dinner ($75 all inclusive)

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    190 Seventh Ave., New York, NY (map)

    40.743087 -73.996608

  • Michela Musolino will be performing!


    Join Eolo Seasonal Sicilian Kitchen in New York City to celebrate Santa Lucia on her feast day, December 11. 

    While you're enjoying the feast, you can also purchase your holiday gifts from FIASCONARO products especially the “Panettone”.

    The afternoon includes a short concert of Sicilian folk songs and roots music presented by Michela Mussolini and her band.

    Call Eolo Seasonal Sicilian Kitchen today at[masked] to secure your reservation for this special event! 

    $75/person includes unlimited food, wine, live music, as well as taxes, and gratuity.

    About the Feast of Santa Lucia

    In the days leading up to the Feast of Santa Lucia, December 13, many Sicilians refrain from eating pasta and only eat un-ground wheat grain, or "farro," that is prepared as a dish called cuccìa. Devotees observe this ritual to remember the severe famine that struck Siracusa and Palermo in 1646. 

    During that time of Spanish domination, the faithful prayed to their patron saint, Lucia, seeking relief. Finally in May during a mass, a squawking quail flew into the duomo in Ortigia (NB, the name "Ortigia" comes from the Ancient Greek word "ortyx," which means quail.). At the same moment, a messenger entered the church announcing that ships had arrived carrying wheat grain. All hailed it a miracle, attributing the relief to Santa Lucia having answered their prayers. 

    Now, annually for her feast day in December devotees process her precious silver statue through the streets and only eat cuccìa and arancini as homage to the patron saint of eyes, sight, light, and wheat. 

    Join us!

    Call Eolo Seasonal Sicilian Kitchen today at[masked] to secure your reservation for this special event!

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  • Salvatore L.

    Sorry we cannot attend this meetup on this date.

    December 1

  • Vince G

    Do you already have a menu for this?

    November 28

  • VincentTitone

    Sorry I can't attend but I must attend another obligation!

    November 15

    • Silvio S.

      We enjoy being with Vincent. Have a hard time deciding. Last time food was great and greeter was wonderful. Seating was terrible and fear full of being in a seat where 10 people have to get up to let you out.

      November 27

    • Jennifer R.

      Vincent - you will not be attending this one?

      November 28

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    Ciao a tutti! I'm from PA with distant roots in Italy/Sicily.

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    Hi! I'm Joanna. Looking to just get out and socialize.

  • VincentTit­one
    PRESIDENT & Member of "WORLDWIDE WHOSWHO", Organizer,
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    My heritage is 100% Sicilian! I've been to Italy some 30 times (19 Regions) & Sicily 4 times.... more

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