Friday, March 19, 2010

If It's Friday, It Must Be Fish Frys

Here's a link to a story I just did for Pop City on Friday Fish Frys.  We'll be hitting one tonight.  Note:  these extravaganzas won't seem like much of a Lenten sacrifice -- the food is better than at many restaurants!

New Girl in Town: On Fish Frys

Growing up in Bridgeport, Connecticut, my mother always prepared fish on Fridays during Lent and if the churches were doing fish frys it was news to me, probably because we ate out maybe twice a year.  The profusion of fish frys in Pittsburgh intrigues me, as does the fervor with which the locals approach them.  Shedding light on the matter is Father Ronald Lengwin, spokesperson for the Diocese of Pittsburgh...