Celebration-Worthy Dishes & Linens for a Festive Table

We've curated some of our favorite fine dishes and table linens—from classic and elegant to modern and rustic—that you can pull out for special occasions. There's a time and place for the good stuff...

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Any way to remove a pattern from good dishes?

by georgia1026 2 years ago

I have a huge set of Noritake contemporary china. It is wonderful, oven/microwave/dishwasher safe. Doesn't chip and hard to break. But I got them in the 70's with a peach flower pattern that I a...

Is it safe to heat plates in the microwave?

by la2tokyo 9 years ago

As someone who works in a restaurant I feel the need to plate everything on a hot plate. At home, where I have no plate heater, I have always preheated my plates in the microwave. I was cooking a...

What kind of things do you serve in 6oz mini-bowls?

by FluffyKiwiFruit08 4 years ago

I ordered some Corelle dinnerware on ebay including some 6oz bowls. I assumed they'd be about the size of some small but useful 'rice-bowls' I have when I ordered them but are about half the size! ...

Corelle dinnerware, as durable as everyone says?

by FluffyKiwiFruit08 4 years ago

I have never invested much in plates since my husband breaks nicer ones at an astonishing rate. I do have a set of 'everyday' melamine plates that I absolutely love since my husband can't break the...

Mainstays Stoneware Lead Free?

by Shanetex 3 years ago

Anybody know if Mainstays products (their dinnerware) are completely lead free more specifically this bowl?

China dishes

by Mindi_Pie 3 years ago

Is it okay to store my china dishes in an ordinary storage unit not a climate controlled one? We already have a rented unit and due to some recent developments we need to store the china in the uni...

Wedgwood China Recs, Please

by mom22puddins 11 years ago

I must admit I love dishes. If I had the storage space, I'd have numerous sets. Right now, I have 5 sets that I have collected or am working on. Yet, I'd like another. I'd love to own a set of whit...

Safe Microwave Dishes?

by lemarais 6 years ago

With all the buzz about BPA and dangerous chemicals leaching into food-- ESPECIALLY when the food is heated! I've sworn off any type of plastic "microwave safe" dish for a few years now. I on...

Chino - fixtures and restaurant supply clearance sale

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Thought I'd share this notice I received for the sale this Saturday, 8/13, 10am of Chino restaurant's effects. Tacolicious 1509 Church St. San Francisco, CA "These lights are pretty aweso...

what kind of bowl did this?

by jsetla 7 years ago

Just returned from trekking trip to Patagonia. In Puerto Natales, Chile, at a phenomenal tiny place that had a few vegetarian options, we were served soups that came out of the kitchen to our table...

Antique plates or kitchenware?

by pamalamb 11 years ago

Is there a place in Boston (or not too far from the city) that sells antique/vintage plates, silverware, and kitchenware? I've been amassing a collection of pretty plates, etc, for food photograph...

What plates are these and where can I find them? Or ones like these?

by stratford 3 years ago

Alice Waters was using these nice casual and colorful patterned plates shown in the picture, while making eggs on a 60 Minutes segment. I thought they looked nice and wonder if anyone recognizes t...

Steelite plates - where to find

Full tummy
by Full tummy 5 years ago

I'm looking to buy some Steelite dinner plates and wonder if anyone has seen them about town.

Does it exist: safe, durable, light inexpensive dinnerware?

by jen223 4 years ago

I'm looking for everyday non-plastic dinnerware that is lead- and cadmium- and whatever-else-free, won't chip or break easily (young kids in the home), is light and easy to store (stacks easily tak...

Ivory china or white?

by venushakti 6 years ago

My fiance and I have hit a wall with our wedding registry. He loves Lenox Eternal Gold: http://amzn.to/1bj7QqT while I am loving Apilco Hemstitch: http://bit.ly/1dedygO I'd welcome some adv...

Nerdy Dinnerware Kickstarter

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 4 years ago

Nerdy is the creators' characterization, I'm not throwing shade. The Hubble photo china is pretty cool.

Honoring Colorful CA Dinnerware

by eatingjoy 4 years ago

For more than 60 years, Heath Ceramics has been making handcrafted pottery and tiles, in muted neutral colors with names like "light grey whale" and "sand." The company's products are a favorite wi...

Dinnerware Brands

by JenBoes 4 years ago

I am looking to purchase a new dinnerware set and wanted to get suggestions on good brands/makers to consider. This would be every day dinnerware. I am looking for something high quality that is ve...

Patterns for everyday and china dinnerware

by velvetdc1 5 years ago

Hi, my head is spinning from thinking about dinnerware. I never registered for dinnerware at our wedding, so am looking now and need perspective from people with more experience than me. I have rea...