This week, I've been sharing the plan and menu for a casual weeknight dinner party I threw with our neighbors and their little kids. Today, we'll reveal how it all came together, how we kept it comfy and cheerful for the little kids while still making it a special night for us all. Show More Summary
Although St. Patrick's Day falls on a Monday, you can still celebrate the weekend before. I am planning on hosting a cozy Sunday night dinner to celebrate the Irish and my favorite color, green. Small touches of green, hearty food, and lively music are all you need to celebrate Ireland's national holiday. READ MORE »
You’ve turned up at a dinner party with a meticulously prepared playlist on your Lumia smartphone or tablet, but someone forgot to bring the speakers....
From retail concepts to flash dinner parties to magazine events, pop-ups done well blend the immersive with the ephemeral to drive interest and buzz. At Grow Marketing, we strive to always create an experience that lives on in the minds of all who attend. Show More Summary
When we began to brainstorm an original recipe to create for our No-Stress Neighborly Nosh Gathering, we knew we wanted a vegetable side dish that even a picky kid would love. A single link of Italian sausage (leftover from a previous pizza night) actually inspired the dish. Show More Summary
Anne Rice announces new novel, 'Prince Lestat'. News by Riki Cleveland Photo: (The Canadian Press/Frank Gunn) Fans of Anne Rice’s Vampire Chronicles are rejoicing over the author’s latest announcement, made on The Dinner Party Show last Sunday. Show More Summary
For the first time in 11 years, the writer Anne Rice is coming out with a new book about the vampire Lestat, she announced on her son Christopher Rice's The Dinner Party Show podcast. Prince Lestat will be out in October as the 11th book in the series, which began in 1976 with Interview with the Vampire. The books have sold 80 million copies over 38 years.
After experiencing the joy of an intimate, Lowcountry rehearsal dinner with their family and wedding party in Savannah the night before, Deanna and Joe awoke excited to welcome the rest of their wedding guests to Palmetto Bluff with a fun, laid-back celebration at Moreland Landing. Show More Summary
If the idea of hosting a dinner party frightens you, you are not alone. I still remember the trauma of my first one. By the time you shop for ingredients, clean your house, and cook, that makes for a fairly exhausting day. However, if...Show More Summary
I was at a dinner party on the weekend where I was presented with a set menu of meat, meat with a side of meat.
See what I did there? Anyways: Anne Rice announced on her son Christopher's internet variety hour/thing "The Dinner Party Show" that her popular Vampire Chronicles series was no longer finished, and that Lestat is going to return from his metaphorical grave. Read more...
Author Anne Rice has a new book coming out in October that will revive the popular character from Interview with a Vampire Lestat. The new book is called Prince Lestat. Rice revealed the news on The Dinner Party Show and shared it with fans via her Facebook page. Show More Summary
It's a dreary Wednesday, and my neighbor Molly is tired of being cooped up in her house with her two little girls. "Why don't you all come over tomorrow for a family dinner party?" I ask, almost without thinking about it. Everyone is...Show More Summary
Courtesy of Anne Rice's Facebook Page At 8 p.m. ET on Sunday, author Anne Rice made a pretty tasty announcement on the internet radio program, "The Dinner Party Show" (which is hosted by her son Christopher Rice and author Eric Shaw Quinn). Show More Summary
The Monday after losing an hour's sleep to Daylight Saving Time has to be among the worst Mondays of all time. Today's news: "underground" dinner parties are a thing in town, Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion is retiring, Rob Ford's last original staffer has resigned, and a Toronto photojournalist was killed in a Syria bombing. Show More Summary
Mila Kunis shows off her huge engagement rock as she steps out for dinner with pals on Saturday (March 8) in West Hollywood, Calif. That same evening, the 30-year-old actress’ fiance Ashton Kutcher attend the music concert from A-GRADE and Nas live as part of the 2014 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival in Austin, [...]
The number one rule for hosting a successful dinner party? Make sure your guests fear gruesome death by dinosaur at least once during the evening. The best way to achieve the effect? These ice ripples that mimic that scene—you know the one—from the original Jurassic Park. No T-Rex needed! Read more...
Many of the dishes served at dinner parties in the 50s and 60s now seem equal parts confusing and revolting, but at least one web series is making sure the kitchens of the 60s keep a spot in modern culture. Velveteen Lounge Kitsch-en...Show More Summary
An all-too-familiar dinner party scenario: at the home of friends, you're sipping a glass of wine while your hosts put the finishing touches on dinner. Then their beloved cat does its business in the litter box, licks itself a bit, and proceeds to hop up on the kitchen counters right where your dinner is being made... READ MORE »
Sunday marks the season finale of my new favorite nightmare / widely acclaimed HBO series, True Detective. And if there's one thing I've learned from watching this particular mystery unfold, it's that the show is ripe with allusion. To food. Also, I'm told, to some other things, like death, Nietzsche, and the occult. Here's what we'll be eating.