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Patricia Boyer, Lois Bloom - July/August 2014

Choosing the right vessel can put veggies, salads, and side dishes center stage. Photos by Yunhee Kim. Styling by Lindsey Taylor.


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    Steelite International USA
    (Steelite.com) “Anfora Sedona” is casual and versatile in six satin-finish colors. The 7 3/4" by 5 3/4" salad bowl is shown in lime, and the 8" by 6" side platter in teal.

    Degrenne Paris
    (DegrenneParis.com) “Modulo” oven-to-table satin-textured stoneware is compatible with microwaves and oven temperatures up to 250 degrees. The 3.9" mini cocotte shown in off-white, and the 7 1/3-ounce bowl in gray are displayed on a 15" by 6" rectangular platter. Items are also available in red.

    Produce courtesy of The Chef’s Garden.


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    Villeroy & Boch
    (Pro.Villeroy-Boch.com) “Pi Carré” is double-glazed brilliant-white porcelain with a five-year guarantee. The 8 2/3" square platter is perfect for vegetable sides; the 8 2/3"-deep square plate will hold a main course salad.

    Rosenthal Hotel
    (int.hotel.Rosenthal.de) The “Arzberg” 8 5/8" deep plate is shown in willow. Six other colors include sky, linen, brown, silk, meadow, and powder.

    Produce courtesy of The Chef’s Garden.


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    Richard Ginori 1735
    (RichardGinori1735USA.com/hotel) From the “Vecchio Ginori” elegant basketweave collection come the 9 1/2" shell/pickle dish and 8 1/4" square side plate. Blending well with modern ambience, the classical white porcelain pattern is available in round and square plates.

    Sambonet
    (Sambonet.it) The “Twist” 7" oval bowl, shown in 18/10 stainless steel, is also available in silverplate and 6", 8 1/2", 10", and 12 1/4" sizes.


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    Izabel Lam
    (IzabelLamDinnerware.com) From the “Morning Tide” glass collection, the 9" multipurpose bowl has an irregular rim and generous plating surface. The bowl is 1.75" deep with a capacity of 8 to 10 ounces, perfect for a salad or a serving of vegetables. Shown in ocean clear, it’s also available in opal, citrine, and peridot.

    Hering Berlin
    (HeringBerlin.com/en) The hand-crafted “Ocean” collection was designed by Eleonore Gerhaher to be beautiful as well as practical and durable. Various sea creatures, in shades of cobalt blue on matte white porcelain, represent the use of each specific piece. The caviar tasting bowl with sturgeon measures 7 1/4" in diameter and is shown on the 10 1/4" “Pulse” plate.


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    Oneida Foodservice
    (Foodservice.Oneida.com) Contemporary “Artisan Pottery” combines multifunctional shapes with asymmetrical design in teal, black, and white, and satin and matte finishes. The 5 1/8" by 4 7/8" by 2 1/2" bowl is shown with the 7 3/4" flat coupe plate.

    Libbey Foodservice
    (Foodservice.Libbey.com) The upscale “Slenda Verve” 47-ounce 9 1/4" round tasting bowl from Syracuse China has a unique profile and a scratch-resistant glaze. It’s produced on the lightweight white “Royal Rideau” body.

    Produce courtesy of The Chef’s Garden.


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    Orion Trading & Design
    (OrionTrading.com) Fashioned from hammered, polished 18/10 stainless steel, the stylish 9 1/2" by 6 1/4" by 1 1/2" h “Ociana” oval bread bowl makes a dazzling presentation just right for sides.

    Hall China
    (HallChina.com/foodserve.asp) The “Soho” bright-white dinnerware collection offers a balanced mix of curves and straight lines. Designed to distribute heat uniformly, it is oven- and freezer-proof. The 9-ounce au gratin and 8-ounce oval serving dish are shown.

    For 36 years, tabletop consultants Lois Bloom and Patricia Boyer have been creating fine tablescapes for restaurants, hotels, museums, corporate dining rooms, and aircrafts.