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Daawat

Daawat

When my family hosts a daawat, I imagine a gathering of my immediate and extended family. The “d” in daawat sounds like the “th” in the word brother. It’s pronounced DAH-wuth. In my search results, the correct and more enticing definition appears. Daawat as a noun translates to a feast. As a verb, it means to feast. The food was, indeed, the highlight of the get-together. When presented all at once on a table, I certainly feasted with my eyes before I tasted with my tongue. 

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New Year's Eve at Kiran's

New Year's Eve at Kiran's

Ever since I began working in the wedding registry business, I have learned to recognize and appreciate quality dinnerware. One such dinnerware pattern is the New Wave collection by Villeroy & Boch, whose curvy edges introduce movement to a material known for its strength: porcelain.

One of my colleagues told me about his customer who was shopping for New Wave dinnerware for her restaurant. I thought about how neat it must be to serve food in style, compared to the dull dinnerware I usually see at most restaurants.

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