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Eating Meat on Rosh Chodesh Av

Regarding seudas Rosh Chodesh Av. I saw that the Chidah brings to eat meat even on Rosh Chodesh Av lichvod Rosh Chodesh. Do other Poskim confer with the opinion of the Chidah.

Answer:

The custom of Sephardim is to eat meat on Rosh Chodesh. However, the Ashkenazi custom is to refrain from meat even on Rosh Chodesh.

See Mishnah Berurah 551:58; Kaf Hachaim 125.

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