Find Wedding Ideas: Rehearsal Dinner

Here Comes the Guide brings you expert articles and blog postings about planning your rehearsal dinner. We spotlight great restaurants for your event and tell you how to rethink the traditional RD. Don’t forget you can use our location search tool to select your rehearsal dinner location.

Unique California Wedding Venues & Rehearsal Dinner Locations: Spotlight On Patina Catering

Unique California Wedding Venues & Rehearsal Dinner Locations: Spotlight On Patina CateringPatina Catering is all about celebrations. Every wedding or special event is customized to reflect your individual personality and style, thanks to a world-class team of experts.


My Big Fat Multicultural Wedding

Karina Marie Diaz PhotographyMy father is Middle Eastern, my mother hails from Louisiana’s Cajun country, and I’m proud to say that both cultures have always been an integral part of who I am. I can make hummus and shrimp gumbo pretty darn well, and I can swear in Arabic and Cajun French if the need arises. We’re also Texans, so that means we all can whip up a mean barbecue, too. When I became engaged to Jon, who has Nordic and German roots, we just sprinkled a few more ingredients into our family’s melting pot.


Rethinking Rehearsal Dinners

Cliffs ResortThink about it: rehearsal dinners include a high concentration of people you love who have gathered in your honor. So why not relax and let your hair down? With very little effort, you can assemble a pre-wedding event that provides some much-needed calm before the busy storm of your wedding weekend. Learn how to make the most of your rehearsal dinner.


A New Twist on an Old Tradition: Cooking Competition Transforms Wedding Rehearsal Dinner

Cooking Competition Transforms Wedding Rehearsal DinnerMary Allred faced a common dilemma that most grooms’ mothers know all too well: where to hold a rehearsal dinner for her son’s Atlanta wedding? Ultimately, Mary did more than just come up with an interesting venue—she came up with a totally different experience that all members of the wedding party will remember for a long time.


6 DMV Rehearsal Dinner Locations Serving Up Delectable Eats!

Spirit of Baltimore CruisesPlanning a rehearsal dinner in the DC Metro Area? The DMV provides a wealth of venue options! Want to dine amidst historic surroundings? In an elegant hotel? On the water? These venues offer some interesting choices.


Good Eats, Good Ambiance: The Chicago Rehearsal Dinner Scene

Chicago Rehearsal Dinner VenuesChicago is a diner’s paradise, offering some of the best places to eat in the country. This is great news if you’re planning a rehearsal dinner, because you’ll have plenty of choices. Here’s an enticing selection of the city’s restaurants—some are casual and some are more upscale, but all are happy to host your special event.


Planning a Rehearsal Dinner in the Bay Area?


Your rehearsal dinner is an opportunity to bring close friends and family together in a more informal way than during your wedding, and an Italian Restaurant can provide the perfect combination of ambiance and cuisine. The setting is often relaxed, and dishes can be served family style. Plus, Italian food is so popular it’s easy to include menu items that will satisfy all your guests. Check out these Bay Area Italian restaurants.


Chef Eric Wadlund, Spencer's Restaurant

Featured Chef Eric Wadlund, Spencer's RestaurantMultiple award-winning chef and cookbook author Eric Wadlund has come a long way from his first childhood foray into culinary creation—making doughnuts.


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