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July 2021

New Orleans Themed Events

How To Throw A Destination-Themed Event in The Big Easy

So, you want to throw an exotic destination-themed event?  Few places in the United States encompass so much variety in culture and charm as New Orleans.  It is a city comprised of so many distinct cultures.  NewOrleans.com describes the city as “offbeat, unusual, loud and proud – all  part of the gumbo that has simmered …

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Messinas boxed lunch

Boxed Lunches Aren’t Just for Lunch Anymore

As COVID made us all a little leery of sharing anything—especially food—boxed meals rose dramatically in popularity and started popping up in socially-distanced board rooms and bridal showers all across the country.  Even with the pandemic’s spread now under greater control and a large chunk of the population vaccinated, boxed meals are here to stay …

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Wooden disposable dinnerware

Disposable Elegance: Single-Use Dinnerware Has Upped Its Game

Matching elegance with efficiency isn’t always easy to do. But with the right sourcing and creative inspiration, it can be achieved for your next catered event.  For those seeking elegance with the ease of quick cleanup, consider disposable dinner wear that blends seamlessly with the event.  Disposable dinnerware has come a long way from its …

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How to Serve Just the Right Amount of Food at Your Next Party

You’ve thought of everything–down to the theme, décor and setup. Now the RSVPs are rolling in and you’re making your punch list for event-day.  Now for the million-dollar question: How much food and drink should you buy for your guests?  You want to have plenty for guests to enjoy, but not so much as to …

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