It’s an annual rite of passage — each Friday, during the season of Lent, many Christians abstain from eating meat in preparation for Easter. That usually means eating fish for lunch and dinner on Fridays.
If you come from a traditional Catholic upbringing, chances are good that you’ve been to a church fish fry, usually held in a parish hall, rectory, or church basement. Unfortunately, D.C. does not have many church-sponsored fish frys.
Find a rotating fish and chips deal on Fridays at Bar Deco in Chinatown, or for a more dressed-down meal, head to Fish in the Hood on H Street for a range of deep sea dishes — like catfish, trout, perch, whiting, salmon, and rockfish — for under $10.
But for those eating out, there are plenty of fried fish options, whether it’s a traditional fish and chips basket, a jumbo-lump crabcake, or a battered fish fillet. These are just a few of the Lent-friendly deals happening now until Easter (Sunday, April 16).Read More