It’s that time of year when if you aren’t usually a person who does it big, you might just want to make the effort to set a beautiful and lavish table. I’m more of a casual host and prefer to arrange nibbles on stations throughout my loft rather than have a big sit down table setting. Partly, because it’s the lay of the land here. I have a very open floor plan with my kitchen and breakfast bar that is […]
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Don’t Miss: “Emeril’s Table” Holiday Cooking for a Crowd episode airing December 9th at 11:00am ET/10:00am C on the Hallmark Channel. Why: I’m on it along with my family and friends. I’ve always felt that style is a lot like cooking. If you don’t start out with the right ingredients (wardrobe), no matter how you try to doctor it up (accessories too) , the results can be less than tasty. Less is more when it is well-planned and of fantastic quality. My husband […]
Whether in Paris or stateside, sometimes the name of French restaurant is more than simply, "restaurant." In a country where food is supreme, Richard Nahem provides the what's up on the types of French restaurants. –S.H. I was asked to explain the different distinctions of French eating establishments by a client last month, and I thought it would make an informative blog post. Below are four categories: Brasserie, bistro, café, and salon de thé. Brasserie A brasserie is a restaurant that […]
Almost too gorgeous to eat…When it comes to home entertaining, the food presentation should be as beautiful to look at as delicious to savor. On a shoot for Nathalie Findlay Lifestyling, a lifestyle consultant service based in Paris, Tinko shares his photographs of a sumptuous gourmet display that will surely brighten any table and add elegance to every special occasion.