The National Fish and Chip Day is celebrated every year on the first Friday of June. The day is marked as one of the most favorite days when people gather together at popular fish & chip spots. As the fish and chips is a popular tea-time favourite in the western world, the day is celebrated crazily by tasting the tang of fish’s salt in the daily’s wrap. The fundamental meal of the working class is often chosen as fish as its roots date back to Britannia’s shores. There are many parts of the world, Fish and Chip are yet to explore. On this Fish & Chip Day shops, pub chains, restaurants, and retailers run events and promotions to gain some publicity in their local area. Fish and Chip fans usually describe this delicious and protein-rich deal as sheer satisfaction.
“And then I saw the menu, stained with tea and beautifully written by a foreign hand, and on top it said…”Chips with everything”. Chips with every damn thing. You breed babies and you eat chips with everything.” – Arnold Wesker
History of National Fish and Chip Day
The Fish and Chip have a deep history behind it that the National Fish and Chip Day has been a foundation for an entire working class. The National Fish and Chip Day came into focus when the economy and industry took hold. The late 1800s was the period when trawl fishing began to conquer the industry in the North Sea. Resulting in an abundant availability of fresh fish in further areas, especially in major cities. As everyone began to know that the easily available fish food could be a major breakthrough for their business. The cheap, high-caloric, and tasty fish food became a great foundation for the working class. The Fish and Chippers popularly known as ‘Chippers’ started ruling the streets.
The shops, vendors, and restaurants started serving Fish and Chip to the people in high demand. Since then the Fish and Chip spread all over the globe and are popular in Canada at present. Also in the USA, the Fish and Chip Day has its own place, from small burger shop to big restaurants, Fish and Chip got its place on the menu. The Fish and Chip have truly crossed all boundaries, class, and status.
Other Celebrations on June 3
June 3 is also celebrated as
- Chimborazo Day
- National Chocolate Macaroon Day
- National Repeat Day
- Insect Repellent Awareness Day
- National Doughnut Day
How to Celebrate National Fish and Chip Day
Celebrate the National Fish and Chip Day with a perfect home-cooked Fish and Chip. Try recreating the authentic taste of the Fish and Chip at home and get yourself a paper full of Chipper tangling on salt. Also try it with the tartar sauce if you are in the United States, a bit of mayonnaise if you are in Canada, or try out a new combo and become a chef. One of the popular addition is the Malt Vinegar which will give your fish a super delicious touch! Don’t forget to click a snap with your Fish and Chip on the National Fish and Chip Day and share it on social media with the hashtag #NationalFishandChipDay.