Dinner Parties

How To Host A Dinner Party For Complete Strangers

David King | Posted 06.23.2016 | Canada Living
David King

Today, we live in jam-packed cities, yet ironically they can feel far more isolating than smaller, rural communities. I always ask people if they know the other people on their floor in their condo building, and generally their answer is: "not really." Everyone has to eat, so why not eat together?

5 Great Scotch Whiskies To Impress Your Guests

Ryan Tessier | Posted 04.11.2016 | Canada Living
Ryan Tessier

Selecting scotch can be a daunting task. Standing in the liquor store staring at the wide array of whisk(e)y available and one can get lost trying to decide what exactly is the right one to pick. The sheer variety could be the reason behind why scotch seems like an 'old boys' drink, one reserved for the sophisticated drinker who understands the subtlety of the flavours. Well, fortunately that's not the case, and in fact, even an amateur scotch drinker can impress their guests with these five unique offerings.

The Beginner's Guide to Parties

Kaitlyn Kochany | Posted 06.12.2013 | Canada Living
Kaitlyn Kochany

As a person who probably has friends, you may be wondering how to get them over to your house without looking like a total creep. You can't just wander up to someone and bark "Come to my house and I''ll feed you seven-layer dip!" because then you look like a lunatic. Play it cool. Make it a party! Ah, but what kind of party?

Whether or Not I Want Kids is None of Your Business

Kaitlyn Kochany | Posted 09.19.2012 | Canada Living
Kaitlyn Kochany

I attended a recent dinner party with a friend planning to get pregnant -- and soon. As we were clearing the plates, she asked me, "Do you want kids?" I stammered out an answer. Yes. No. I don't know. I don't want kids right now. She smiled at me sympathetically. "Well, some women just aren't meant to have kids." Hold up. Record scratch. What? I felt like getting pregnant right that moment, out of spite.

Reasons to Have a Dinner Party (Hint: They're Not Just for Guests!)

Kathy Buckworth | Posted 07.15.2012 | Canada Living
Kathy Buckworth

I had a dinner party this weekend. It was a Hunger Games themed dinner party which may or may not have included a "Pin the Arrow on Katniss's Face" competition. But not all dinner parties have to be that fancy.

Happy New Year! Take Two

Cobi Ladner | Posted 03.21.2012 | Canada Style
Cobi Ladner