The Swish Pie: the world’s first $500 TV dinner

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 17 December 2013

The next time someone scoffs at your TV dinner, let them know how classy a ready meal can actually be. Because Chef Charlie Bigham is really making a case for them with his new Swish Pie. This TV dinner uses ‘the finest British lobster, wild turbot, fresh diver-caught scallops, Balik smoked salmon and oysters’ which […]

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Giant table accessories for an absurdist dinner party

Leah Piepgras Reader Find

By Leah Piepgras in New Design on Thursday 7 June 2012

Dutch designer Emilie Kröner conveys humor, beauty, happiness, mindfulness and a bit of absurdism with some giant table accessories. We love her for it.

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Communal dinners at Ottawa’s Fraser Cafe

The Urban Grocer Contributor

By The Urban Grocer in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 5 April 2012

Move over pop-up dinners, guest chefs, and test kitchens. One restaurant in Ottawa is exploring yet another creative spin on the traditional dining-out experience. The small and stellar Fraser Café is introducing family dinners every Monday night. Held in the cafe’s newly opened space, Table 40 is especially designed for convivial, communal dining.

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88 Nights of Cinco de Mayo

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By Patrick Alfred in New Film on Thursday 22 March 2012

In film, the dinner table has often been used as an opportunity to gaze into the lives of others. 88 Nights of Cinco de Mayo follows suit as they make public the routine dinner conversations of four friends eating their way through the 88 menu items of Cinco De Mayo. My favorite is episode five, […]

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