I'm Finally Throwing My First Dinner Party, and Here's What I'm Getting for Hosting
I'm obsessed with dinner parties. They're the perfect excuse to bring together friends from all walks of life, eat delicious food, and enjoy each other's company on a beautiful evening. Whether you're the one hosting or the one attending, it's bound to be a memorable experience.
I moved to my own apartment a couple of months ago, and while I'm way overdue for a proper housewarming, I've finally decided to throw my very first dinner party in my new space. Of course, I need the right hosting tools. To prep, I've rounded up 10 must-haves under $100 that I believe will make my dinner party a huge success. From chic cocktail glasses and a $10 wine chiller to a rustic salad bowl, marble cheese platters, and more, I'm convinced that throwing an amazing party doesn't have to break the bank. And because space is at a premium in my New York City kitchen, all of my picks will get a lot of use post-gathering.
Curious to see my must-haves? Some of these items are ones that I own already, and others are sitting in my cart — all are perfect for hosting my very first dinner party. Keep reading to learn why.