If you're the eater in a dinner-party relationship — the person who comes over to chow down — then you may want to thank your entertainer by adding them to your holiday list. You could opt for a nice bottle of wine, but since that is so obvious, why not get them something a little more unique? There are quite a few things for the dinner party enthusiast, you can surprise them with this clever baguette tray and knife ($38) — it is a bit specialized, but is still a load of fun — or splurge and get them a new set of placemats. These Chinoiserie ones from DwellTable ($88) are a bit pricey, but absolutely charming. Scroll through the list for more dinner-party gift ideas.
Nov 30 2007