Entertaining Idea of the Day

Get those awkward family conversations started with this chile-infused beverage.
There are plenty of holiday traditions you'll want to uphold this year, but your dinner menu doesn't have to be one of them.
Pumpkin spice lattes flow like water come September, but by the time November rolls around, we're looking for something heartier to occupy the dinner table.
Entertaining for a crowd this holiday season? Try this hearty fall salad on for size.
You don't have to wait until Thanksgiving to serve these simple, elegant bites.
With a little help from Kitchensurfing and The Kitchen Table, FEED Projects celebrates the end of a month-long initiative to fight world hunger
The summer may have come and gone, but that doesn't mean we can't drink like it's still the 4th of July.
Photos © Doña Tomás When it comes to Mexican food in the Bay Area, it'd be hard to top Doña Tomás, a local landmark offering an ever-changing seasonal menu that takes advantage of the region's abun...
It's too warm for oven-baked sweets yet too cool for frozen treats. Leave it to our recipe guru Diana Yen to come up with a dessert that bridges the gap.
In her new book, the gardener, photographer, and mom creates gluten-free alternatives that look and taste as delicious as the real thing.
Cooking this fall favorite is easy when you have the Top Chef judge in your corner.
To take advantage of the season’s dwindling warm days, Ladurée co-president Elisabeth Holder Raberin hosts a plein air fete in the garden of the brand’s Soho outpost
In her new book, the gardener, photographer, and mom creates gluten-free alternatives that look and taste as delicious as the real thing.
In her new book, the multi-talented gardener, photographer, and mom creates fresh-from-the-farm specialties that look and taste as delicious as their full-gluten counterparts.
Savor lingering barbecue weather with this easy take on a classic dish.
I pity the party planner who isn't serving these bite-sized lamb burgers at their Labor Day fête.
There are only two weekends left in the summer. We're going to spend one of them making Diana Yen's grown-up take on a classic dessert.
What's not to like about a pop that incorporates good-for-you ingredients like mint, cucumbers, and honey?
New York's top design talents came together to create inspiring picnic blanket tablescapes for charity.
Try this Far East take on tea time for your next get-together.
Diana Yen helps us combat the heat with a refreshing buckwheat noodle supper that's the perfect weeknight meal.
An alfresco dinner party in a bohemian L.A. enclave showcases the creativity of its residents and the bounty of the season
Tomatoes are finally back in season. Diana Yen helps us make the most of them with this August-appropriate snack.
When Team Lonny sat down to start planning the details of our relaunch party, the first thing we came to a consensus on was that the coasters would be created by Los Angeles stationers (and office f...
Just in time for happy hour, a breezy summer cocktail with an unexpected floral note.