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Fall Cocktail Series 2011

A Holiday Guide to Champagne Cocktails

No Comments 01 December 2011

champagne flutes by Simon Pearce, Kosta Boda, Schott Zwiesel, and Orrefors

If your family is anything like mine, you don’t have to wait until New Year’s to enjoy some Champagne. For us, Christmas always comes with gift boxed bottles of Veuve Clicquot–they’re the only presents we’re allowed to open early. Cool, refreshing mimosas tend to make everything on Christmas morning–from ironing tablecloths to cleaning up wrapping paper–a little more cheerful.

We pulled together a couple of our favorite Champagne flutes for a quick photo shoot with two of our favorite champagne cocktails, well three if you count plain Champagne. Continue Reading

Fall Cocktail Series 2011

Cocktail #2: Pink Ribbon

No Comments 06 October 2011

By Hairee Lee

Pink Ribbon in (and on) Orrefors Balans Martini Glass

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Last Saturday, October 1, marked the first day of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This Saturday, October 8, Dinner Series hosts an afternoon tea fundraising event in support of National Breast Cancer Association.

Absolutely beautiful to behold, sweet without any of the heat, and dangerous if underestimated for its power. Sounds like a fabulous female, no?

With this great charity on our minds, the 2nd cocktail of the Fall Cocktail Series 2011 is called Pink Ribbon. Continue Reading

Dinner 5: European Country

The Table

No Comments 21 October 2010

For this October dinner party, in the showroom of European Country Antiques, we decided on setting a table with Libeco Home Belgian linen in harvest colors, Simon Pearce Cavendish glassware, and classic and sturdy Match Pewter dinnerware and flatware. Mouse over the image of the setting below for details.

Match Pewter Convivio plates, Revol Basalt slate plate, Simon Pearce Cavendish wine glass, and Libeco Belgian linen Brisbane tablecloth table setting

Our harvest table, inspired by the casual elegance of the European country

Read Part 2 and view more pictures on our Flickr.

Dinner 5: European Country

The Dinner

1 Comment 15 October 2010

Contributed by Hairee Lee

For our fifth dinner, Didriks joined up with European Country Antiques and Season to Taste Catering for an eight-person dinner party in the antique-filled showroom of European Country Antiques. See photos from the event on our Flickr.

The main players: Robert Harris, a Boston chef and owner of Season to Taste Catering, recently awarded Best of Boston 2010, who catered the meal; Ed Stuart, owner of European Country Antiques and host of the dinner in his sumptuous store; Jonathan Henke, owner of Didriks, who provided the tableware; Hi-Rise that provided the bread and the wine; and Renée McLeod from Petsi Pies, who baked the dessert.

All local businesses located in Cambridge, they came together to create a memorable dining experience, and by dining I mean the wine, the cuisine, the conversation and laughter, the ambiance, the service all combined to create a wonderful affair that was more than the sum of its parts.

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