Entertaining

Image via Lonny Some may argue that the menu is the most important ingredient in planning a dinner party. But seasoned entertainers know that it’s just as much about setting the mood. After all, everything tastes better when the chairs are comfy, the music is on and the lighting looks good. So feast your eyes on these must-have dinner party essentials. Bon appetit! Food presentation is half the feat of the feast, so make sure you have stylish serving bowls and platters to display your fine eats. No one will be digging into dinner

Laugh, cry, eat, repeat. No, we’re not talking about going through a bad breakup. We’re talking about the emotional rollercoaster that is watching the long-anticipated Academy Awards. Year after year, we put on our finest pair of sweatpants, pour ourselves a glass of bubbly, and sit back to enjoy the show. But this year, we decided to take it up a notch, or two. So we teamed up with the experts over at Sonos to create a picture-perfect screening room with sound as good as Ryan Gosling looks. Read on for our tips to

Flowers and chocolates are fine and all. But if we have to be honest, we wouldn’t mind, just once, having a seriously over-the-top Valentine’s Day surprise. So may we suggest that you *accidentally* leave this page open on your S.O’s laptop or ask a trusty friend to relay the message? And if they’re STILL not getting the hint, just tell them that dinner on a snowcapped mountain is exactly what Valentine’s Day dreams are made of. Because communication is key to any lasting relationship, right? So, turn up the heat this Valentine’s Day

Just when you thought you were off the hook for any more new year’s resolutions, we’re adding a couple extra to your plate. But unlike eating healthy, working out, or saving money, these resolutions are a bit more fun to keep. Enter: Home School with Laurel & Wolf. We’re teaming up with three of our favorite lifestyle brands to show you how to make the most out of hanging out at home! Up next, The Sill — the one stop shop for all of your plant needs. Though The Sill usually does the dirty work for

If you’re anything like us, by now your new year’s resolutions have probably lost some serious steam. But not to fear, there are still plenty of simple ways to improve mind, body and soul in 2017, all from the comfort of your own home. Enter: Home School with Laurel & Wolf. We’re teaming up with three of our favorite lifestyle brands to teach you how to make hanging out at home even more fun! First up, Foodstirs — the subscription baking company that makes cooking at home way more fun. Using their Ombré Pancake Kit, we joined forces to design the

Image via Architectural Digest In the wild world of at-home bartending, bar carts have ruled the roost for years. Sure, they’re mobile, perpetually chic and make great accent pieces. But we’re ready for something a bit more permanent. The 1970’s saw the birth of the built-in wet bar, fueling many of our parent’s or grandparent’s craziest cocktail parties. However, these integrated drink stations typically lacked personality. But today, we’re beginning to see a revival. And it’s much more stylish than its dull, dark wood and brown leather predecessors. Tropical Tastes

Image via Elle Decoration Folding chairs are an awesome invention. Compact and easily transportable, they’re perfect for BBQs, school assemblies and sporting events. But let’s be real, they’re not exactly dining room material. We already know what you’re thinking — “But without folding chairs, how will I seat Aunt Loretta and her five kids and their kids and the kids’ friends at the dinner table?” Well, we’ve got more than a few elegant solutions. From stools to floor cushions, there’s a folding chair alternative for every table this holiday season. Pull Up

‘Tis the season to break out the bubbly and celebrate the holidays in style. And since not everyone is lucky enough to have a built-in wet bar, the bar cart is really the next best thing.  Perfect for transporting drinks or posting up against a chic backdrop, its versatility is what makes this stylish accessory any hosts’ right hand man. We asked our designers to spread some holiday cheer by styling a standard bar cart for less than $300. From girly and glam to boozy and bold, see how they’re getting into the holiday spirit with,

Sure we love gathering our loved ones around us during the holiday season. But gift-shopping, party-planning and holiday hosting can make the holidays way more taxing than relaxing. So how to cut down on the stress? Pour yourself a strong serving of eggnog and start prepping now! Whether the whole fam is coming to your place on Christmas Day or they’re staying for all eight nights of Hannukah, these tips and tricks will ensure that your guests the five-star treatment without turning you into a nut(cracker). Have extra blankets and bedding

Photo by Sam Angel for March House They say that you can’t have it all. Well, spoiler alert: “they” are wrong. Especially when it comes to food. In these interior design-meets-dining hot spots, mood and menu pair perfectly just like fine wine and cheese, beer and burgers. So, wherever you seem to find yourself in the good ole’ US of A, we’re wishing you a very delectable bon appétit with a side of design (hold the sauce!). Keep scrolling for 25 restaurants to add to your bucket list. NEW YORK:

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