Best dinner party menus

Ready...set...entertain! Plan a fun evening with these delectable menus by cuisine, occasion, and more

Dinner party menus by cuisine

Need a theme for your next dinner party? Go ethnic with these flavorful menus incorporating Western twists

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Vietnamese Food Party

Bold and bright Vietnamese dinner menu

Celebrated San Francisco chef Charles Phan shows how to cook at home Vietnamese-style, using California ingredients


Brussels Sprouts and Shiitake Lo Mein

Modern Chinese tasting menu

Sacramento chef Billy Ngo shares inventive dishes destined to win over dinner guests


Potato-Chutney Crisps (Sev-puri)

Indian-spiced party menu

Wow guests with these 12 tasty dishes


Char siu–glazed pork and pineapple buns

Easy Hawaiian luau party

Mix up some pineapple drops and dig into our finger-food version (no whole pig necessary)


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Mexican finger-food fiesta

Throw the ultimate Mexican party––no knife or fork needed


party cooks meatball

Modern Moroccan dinner menu

Seasonal, accessible ingredients make this menu pop


Spaghetti with Anchovies and Bread Crumbs

Southern Italian dinner menu

In this Calabrian-style party menu, traditional Southern Italian dishes get a California twist


Fresh Goat Cheese and Radicchio Salad with Figs

California-French late-summer soirée

L.A. chef Suzanne Goin has several restaurants but still loves to make food at home. Her genius party menu will help you celebrate the season—wherever you are



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