Perhaps it’s the weak economy and it’s an opportunity to help lift spirits but the latest trend in NYC parties is to go upscale with everything from the food being served to the way guests are asked to dress.
No longer are party menus offering cornish hen served with rice and asparagus or finger foods and cocktails or theme parties such as Mexican or Chinese. No, rather requests for Filet Mignon and Lobster Tail are topping the menus along with side dishes such as gratin Dauphinois (a type of Potatoes au Gratin) and Orange Vinaigrette Glazed Beets.
And the dress code “come as you are” or “casual” are out the window too. Instead, party guests are being asked to dress in cocktail dresses for ladies and suits for men.
Yes, for whatever reason, New Yorkers are returning to lavish, dress-up parties. And, it’s been an overwhelming success! And, this trend is carrying into the holiday season.
Start planning your upscale, dress up party today to be part of this latest trend!