Wanna be "in the know" about the latest trends in wedding catering? 

We'll help you plan the hors d'ouevres and appetizers for your cocktail hour and wedding reception, and introduce you to some rehearsal dinner and wedding venues even true foodies will love.



Enter To Win A KitchenAid® Stand Mixer From Blueprint Registry!

Enter To Win A KitchenAid Stand MixerGiveaway Alert! What's that item that every couple registers for, but few actually receive? You know, that pretty, shiny kitchen appliance that also costs a pretty penny? Why, it's a KitchenAid Stand Mixer! And our friends at Blueprint Registry are giving one away to one lucky winner!


Everything You Need To Know About Winter Weddings

Everything You Need To Know About Winter WeddingsSome say winter's the most wonderful time of the year and, if you agree, it may be the wedding season for you. But, before you opt for a Winter Wonderland wedding, read our guide to discover what's in season, what's in vogue, and what to take into consideration.


14 Ways To Make Your Wedding Guests Happy

14 Ways To Make Your Wedding Guests HappyWanna make your guests feel like they just attended the wedding of the year? It doesn't take a huge budget—just some simple considerations to ensure your nearest and dearest are well taken care of, comfortable and happy! Here are 14 things guests secretly want from a wedding.


Everything You Need To Know About Fall Weddings

Everything You Need To Know About Fall WeddingsCooler temps, cozy scarves, and pumpkin spice everything. If we're speaking your language, a fall wedding may be right up your alley. But, before you fall in love with a fall wedding, read our guide to discover what's in season, what's in vogue, and what to take into consideration.


Unique Texas and Oklahoma Wedding Venues: Spotlight On THE SPRINGS

Unique Texas and Oklahoma Wedding Venues: Spotlight On THE SPRINGSTHE SPRINGS Event Venues offers a variety of premier venues with a focus on natural beauty. In fact, nature is everywhere—in the gorgeous landscaping at each location, as well as in the wood and stone elements inside their reception halls.


8 Great Places for Your San Francisco Rehearsal Dinner

Great Places for Your San Francisco Rehearsal DinnerSan Francisco is a veritable smorgasbord of world-class cuisine, encompassing virtually every culture, culinary delight, and price point. But a rehearsal dinner is no mere meal—it's the introduction to your all-important wedding festivities. So we've put together a list of dining options with a combination of great food, cool style, and pretty fabulous views that will inspire you to make reservations.


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.


27 Ridiculously Fun Wedding Ideas

27 Ridiculously Fun Wedding IdeasThe main point of any wedding is for you and your partner to get married, right? But beyond that, it may also be the biggest party you'll ever throw! And when we think of the word “party,” we think FUN.


12 Tips for Planning a Multicultural Wedding

12 Tips for Planning a Multicultural WeddingTrying to plan a wedding is complicated enough, but add different religions, cultural customs, and traditional formalities into the mix, and you’ve got yourself a whole ‘nother layer of complexity! To help you navigate through it, we’ve come up with our Top 12 Tips For Planning A Multicultural Wedding.


Rethinking Rehearsal Dinners

Rethinking Rehearsal DinnersThink 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.


Wedding Food Donations

“CaliforniaWeddings often generate recyclable materials and leftover food that the bride and groom don’t want to take home. Nowadays, you and the caterer can feel good by donating the excess, and recycling plastic bottles, glass, metal and paper. An added benefit is that food donations are tax deductible for either you or the caterer.


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.


Brides Want to Know: Hors d'oeuvre Dilemma

Hors d'oeuvre DilemmaCan you tell me how many hors d’oeuvres per person is the norm for a cocktail wedding reception? I’m not having dinner, just hors d’oeuvres and cocktails for about four hours. I need to figure out my menu and am at my wits end trying to find the answer!


Central Coast Event Venues: Think Beyond the Winery

Central Coast Event Venues: Think Beyond the WineryCalifornia’s Central Coast, celebrated for its charming wineries and photogenic vineyards, also lures visitors with landmarks like Hearst Castle, and the chance to golf, surf or go horseback riding amidst spectacular natural scenery. If you’re planning a honeymoon or destination wedding in one of the area’s picturesque towns, you might think beyond the winery...


Rehearsal Dinner Etiquette

Marine Room, La JollaTraditional rehearsal dinner etiquette dictates that the groom’s parents foot the bill because it’s the way for the groom’s mother to show that she knows how to entertain, too. But as more and more couples choose to pay for their own wedding or share the expenses between both families, the bottom line is you get to decide who shoulders the awesome pre-wedding party responsibility. 


Questions to Ask a Wedding Caterer

Questions to Ask Your Wedding CatererBesides your location, the food and drink for your wedding bash will probably consume the largest portion of your wedding budget. And trust us when we say, catering contracts are far from simple. We're here to help you navigate this tricky terrain with our list of questions to ask your caterer.


Icing On The Cake: One Writer's Perspective On A Classic Cake Conundrum

Icing On The Cake: One Writer's Perspective On A Classic Cake ConundrumWhen it comes to wedding cakes, is it better to look good than to taste good? Don't think, just answer. Your response will give you a clue as to where you weigh in on the Great "Fondant versus Buttercream" Controversy, or, as I like to call it, "the Famous Frosting Smackdown."