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6 Rules for a Successful Dinner Party
Learn the hard-earned rules for hosting a lively, gracious dinner party from Julia Reed, the consummate New Orleans hostess and critically-acclaimed author.
Separate the Couples
In my firm opinion, seating couples together shows a lack of imagination. In 1788, the book The Honours of the Table deemed placing the sexes alternatively around the table risqué. Soon afterwards, though, it became the norm.