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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not so big dinnerware

by renshiwo 7 years ago

Advice on where to purchase (online) dinnerware sets that are fairly petite? Maybe a large plate of 9"? 10-12 oz. mug? Looking around most sets seem to be 11" for the large plate, and some of th...

Family Dinnerware

by jacewildman 7 years ago

I am searching for dinnerware that I can use for everyday use. I have a 3 year old in the house and want to get him involved in helping to set the table and clean up. I really want to avoid the p...

What is the gold on edges of china dinnerware

by Rella 7 years ago

I've oft wondered what material is on the edge of a plate like this. It must be something powerful not to disintregrate over the years .

So how long will a porcelain dinnerware set last?

by snax 9 years ago

I’m thinking about investing in Pillivuyt dinnerware. I love beautiful things, and things that last. I also love to use my beautiful things, and unlike my mother-in-law (only using her China at...

Help in matching "white" dinnerware

by cattleya 11 years ago

Hi all! I'm new to chowhound, and a relative newbie at setting a (nicer) table. I got married over 3 years ago, but just didn't have time then to think about china, stemware, etc. but have fina...

Everyday stemware, dinnerware and glasses

by brooklynmasala 13 years ago

I have been buying my everyday dinner sets, stemware and regular drinking glasses from Crate and Barrel and just don't like the quality of them. What are reasonably priced brands that are top-qual...

Christmas gifts - dinnerware

by MarietteB 9 years ago

I was made aware of the Fortessa outlet on this board. I have snagged some great things there. But, now they are having a holiday sale. Today, I bought some lovely German made wine glasses for $1 e...

Durable Colorful Dinnerware - Le Creuset? Emile Henry?

by SimonF 9 years ago

I would like to get some durable (I tend to drop things) colorful dinnerware. Anyone have thoughts on Le Creuset vs. Emile Henry? Any other recommended brands? Thanks!

Color of dinnerware - turn on / turn off / don't care

by southern_expat 10 years ago

I might be a lunatic, but this issue never bothered me before this christmas, and I'd like to hear opinions. I received a set of very beautiful pasta dishes, handpainted with a rustic design, pret...

Ask Aida dinnerware

by dolly52 9 years ago

Does anyone know they sell the pretty teal cookware, I think it is so pretty, hope there are not super heavy.

Wedgewood, Apilco, or PB dinnerware?

by mrs.corgi 11 years ago

I know this topic has been discussed somewhat, but I could really use some help selecting my "fine" dinnerware. I want all white dinnerware that I can mix with seasonal/holiday accent plates (most ...

Fire King Jane Ray dinnerware microwaveable?

by javaandjazz 9 years ago

I tried today for the first time and used a fire king jane ray soup bowl in the microwave oven and it survived. I only heated up the food for 1 1/2 minutes. so, I am assuming I can use it more ofte...

Where in Manhattan to buy casual dinnerware

by javaandjazz 9 years ago

Looking to purchase some casual dinnerware. Can't seem to find anything I like online and was just looking for something different. Any smaller independent places where I might find something or I'...

Which dishes from your dinnerware set do you love to use---and which just sit in the cabinet?

by artemis78 9 years ago

Yep, another registry question....for our wedding, we are registering for "real" dishes for the first time, which is very exciting after living with hand-me-down dishes for many years. However, bec...

Genmert Inc Sonoma White Open Stock Dinnerware Collection

by anndillman 10 years ago

Looking for nice white, inexpensive dinnerware. I found Genmert Inc Sonoma White Open Stock Dinnerware Collection at Linensnthings. With shipping and coupon I can get a dozen each of dinner plate...

What cookware/dinnerware/silverware did Santa bring you?

by foiegras 10 years ago

I got some silver in my pattern ... salad/dessert forks and demitasse spoons. I did not request the demitasse spoons, mind you ;)

French Country Dinnerware shop on 9th Ave?

by javaandjazz 12 years ago

It's right up the street from Chelsea market and I can't remember the name. They have a website also. Anyone remmember the name?

White porcelain dinnerware store in Paris 14th, help

by Maxine 13 years ago

Hello everyone, I am trying to come up with the name of a store I visited in Paris, roughly across the street from the Mouton Duvernet metro stop in the 14th. It looked like it could be part of ...

Alpico Dinnerware Online

by chefwong 11 years ago

Anyone know where to get Alpico Dinnerware online for a better pricepoint than W&S. Another durable *dinnerware* set I was looking at - forgot what brand, but I believe the model was called Nant...

What your daily dinnerware - & in need of stacking tumblers

by chefwong 11 years ago

Been looking and I think we have found the one (or 3) So far, we like the Alpico and V&B dishes. The Alpico is porcelin and the V&B is bone china in a simple white dish pattern. The last option w...