Fish and Chips ARE cooked in Beef dripping in parts of the UK (notably Yorkshire / Lancashire and many coastal towns). You'd still be hard pushed to find them fried in anything other than vegetable oil in most towns.
If you want it traditional forget the Wine Vinegar - use Malt Vinegar - or if you're feeling really trashy, "Non-Brewed condiment" which is industrially produced dilute ethanoic acid with caramel food colour.
Haddock is the fish of choice in many (but a minority of ) UK Towns. Canadians tend to use Halibut which works well also.
F&C has the power to make any cup of tea or coffee no matter how badly made taste fantastic.