For the Neutralist
Charcoal and ivory dinner plates, set of 4, $35.96, and salad plates, set of 4, $31.96; cool marbled batik handmade napkins, set of 4, $17.96; buffalo bone napkin rings, set of 4, $11.96; treble clef flatware, set of 4, $15.96. All from Cost Plus World Market, worldmarket.com.
Faux dark wood base charger, $4.95 each. Pier 1, pier1.com.
For the Beach Bum
Banana palm print melamine dinner plates, set of 4, $24.99; white blossom melamine dinner plate, $10.50 each; gold pineapple place card holders, set of 4, $10.99; white thatched charger, $12.95 each; natural carved wood charger, $19.95 each. Pottery Barn, potterybarn.com.
Wood handle flatware collection, $15.96; seagrass-wrapped double old-fashioned glasses, set of 4, $27.96. Cost Plus World Market, worldmarket.com.
Unglazed ceramic floral container, JOANN Fabrics, joann.com.
All Fries Are Not Equal: Mimi’s Café, the French-American chain with a Northridge location, just launched a “frites” menu based on two months of research in France, where their culinary team sampled authentic French frites and talked with local chefs in brasseries, bistros and Michelin-starred restaurants in order to create their own recipe. The frites are […]