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nyKaren | | Aug 18, 2012 05:40 AM

Does anyone have a recommendation for restaurant-quality bright white dinnerware? Specifically plates, and in a coupe style. Something NOT made in China... I would be willing to invest in something like Homer Laughlin's 'Alexa' plates if I knew they were durable. I would think they would be, since they appear to be made for restaurants, but I can't find any reviews on them.

I bought 2 coupe plates from Crate & Barrel earlier this year to test, and they haven't chipped, but they seem to have been discontinued. Plus they were made in China and I wasn't too excited about that.

Williams-Sonoma does sell a porcelain coupe style by Pillivuyt, but those are even more expensive than the Homer Laughlin plates. Too expensive for everyday use.

Perhaps I am limiting myself unnecessarily by wanting the coupe style, but I definitely prefer it. The dishes I received for my wedding 6+ years ago chipped almost instantly and weren't bright white. I've put up with them while saving up for better dishes.

I would appreciate any advice :) Thanks!

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