Far East Feast
If you’re tired of the traditional holiday turkey feast, pull up a pillow and enjoy our trendy Asian-inspired extravaganza.
By Lauren Bell | Photography by David Colwell - November 2016
Forget those visions of sugarplums dancing in your head. How about a side of plum sauce with your chicken satay? If you’re tired of the same old, same old traditional holiday turkey feast, pull up a pillow and enjoy our trendy Asian-inspired extravaganza.
Whether you roll your own sushi, bring in beef curry from a local hotspot, or pretty up your place with DIY origami, this whimsical spread provides just the right respite from the holiday hubbub.
Additional styling by Kris Masson. Styling assistance by Laurie Manning, Olivia Amato, Mary Marek, and Jess D’Argenio.
Handwoven macramé runner ($72) at Anthropologie. Nito charger plate ($19.95) at Williams-Sonoma. Linen double hemstitch napkin ($39.95/set) at Williams-Sonoma. Jars cantine bowl ($107.95/set) at Williams-Sonoma. French blue blossom dinner plate ($59.95/set) at Williams-Sonoma. Glenna side plate ($16) at Anthropologie. Horn inlay flatware set ($98) at Anthropologie. RIGA glass ($11) at Trohv. Gold rimmed stemless wine glass ($32/set) at West Elm. Shibori indigo linen ($50) at Wax and Wane Fiber. Dansk northern blooms side plate ($18) at Anthropologie. French blue bouquet platter ($59.95) at Williams-Sonoma. French blue bouquet bowl ($59.95/set) at Williams-Sonoma. Canvas Home shell bisque bowl in gray ($6) at Trohv. Facture Goods cherry paddle ($38) at Anthropologie. Hand painted blue and white ginger jar ($38.50) at Curiosity. Glenna platter ($78) at Anthropologie. Blue and white oblong platter ($85) at Charlotte Elliott. Imori bowl ($45/set) at Charlotte Elliott. Lustrous horn spoon rest ($38) at Anthropologie. Wild cherry dining table by Kenneth Johnston of Oakhill Sawmill. Flowers courtesy of Steelcut Flower Co. Round pintuck pillow ($39) at Urban Outfitters. Tonkotsu ramen, miso corn ramen, curry beef rendang courtesy of Ejji Ramen. Banh mi fries and Bulgogi Korean rice courtesy of The Local Fry. Shrimp coconut noodles and mock chicken Szechaun courtesy of Sticky Rice. Habanero salmon roll and White Dragon Roll courtesy of Azumi.
Meiping vase ($195) at Curiosity. Large hand painted blue and white pot ($138) at Curiosity. Small hand painted blue and white pot ($44.50) at Curiosity. 180 Degrees cobalt bowl ($46) at Curiosity. Demijohn bowl ($20) at Trohv. Baroque candleholder ($11.95) at Curiosity. Gold-rimmed vase ($30) at Curiosity. Breakfast With Peaches painting ($680) by Jess Schreibstein. Light walnut live edge coffee table ($700) at Rustik Design. Himalayan salt plate with holder ($49.95) at Williams-Sonoma. French blue bouquet blossom dinner plate ($59.95/set) at Williams-Sonoma. Florence bud vase ($10) at Trohv. Sydney Hale candle ($30) at Becket Hitch. Suede tassel pillow cover ($49) at West Elm. Luxe velvet square pillow cover ($49) at West Elm. Flowers courtesy of Steelcut Flower Co. Edamame courtesy of Sticky Rice. Chicken satay courtesy of Ejji Ramen. Sashimi plate courtesy of Azumi; Wrapping courtesy of Make Tribe; Goody Goody whimsical slipper ($45/each) at Ma Petite Shoe.
Roost mini server ($35/set) at Curiosity. Facture Goods baguette board ($58) at Anthropologie. 180 Degrees cobalt bowl ($46) at Curiosity. Renesse canape plate ($36/set) at Anthropologie. Imori bowl ($45/set) at Charlotte Elliott. Blue and white patterned serving bowl ($14) at Esther and Harper. Polished shell bowl ($18) at Esther and Harper. Antique Asian motif serving bowl ($12) at Esther and Harper. Grey stoneware serving bowl ($24) at Esther and Harper. Textured dip bowl ($5) from West Elm. Etched metal coaster ($14) at Anthropologie.
Add a little shine to your standard fortune cookies with edible glitter, which can be found at most baking supply stores. French blue bouquet blossom dinner plate ($59.95/set) at Williams-Sonoma. Flowers courtesy of Steelcut Flower Co.
Sashimi plate courtesy of Azumi.
Hand painted blue and white pot ($38.50) at Curiosity. Bubbled Geyser decanter ($78) at Anthropologie. Bubbled geyser DOF glass ($18) at Anthropologie. Fishs Eddy gilded cafe mirror tray ($99) at West Elm. Dinner plate ($59.95/set) at Williams-Sonoma. Flowers courtesy of Steelcut Flower Co.
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