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My Go-To for Tableware at Dinner Parties: L’Objet’s Aegean Collection

L’Objet’s Aegean collection is one of my favorites. The unique design is both ornate and subtle; the scalloped edges in white, gold, or silver add a nice hint of opulence. 44 more words

Good Things Are Coming

I am so excited, because I think by the end of today I will be done with contractors, and I will be able to use my kitchen.   331 more words

Real Life

A Summer Dinner Party

I’m working in my office on the second floor of our house and the windows next to my desk are open. It’s 9:30 p.m. My next-door neighbor has been having a dinner party on her deck for the last few hours. 376 more words


Code Word

Neither Jared nor his wife Rosalind had any desire to go to his coworker’s dinner party, but they both knew there would be hell to pay if they didn’t make an appearance at Peter’s place. 625 more words

Dinner Parties

So one of my favorite parts of being a personal chef is that I have the opportunity to make menus. I like choosing a cuisine or even just finding a theme to base it on. 451 more words


The Importance of Art in Literature, in Review

Clare Suffern, BFR Managing Editor 

Illustration by Charles Ellik, Berkeley Fiction Review, Issue 16

Months before I opened Jonathan Franzen’s The Corrections (2001), I admired Lynn Buckley’s cover design. 559 more words

Staff Literary Blog

Spaetzle...a German treat

My parents were both German, so I grew up enjoying a number of tasty dishes that were part of their heritage and happily, my mom passed along many of those recipes to me. 294 more words

Any Excuse For A Party