Specialized Dessert Knives for Every Table

A Dessert Knife For Every Table Setting

The dessert knife is slightly smaller than a dinner fork and positioned closest to the plate in a formal place setting as it’s commonly used during the final course. It’s a must for enjoying your favorite sweet treats.

Smaller knives evolved as cutlery became specialised for specific occasions or foods. These utensils are a little more ornate and are often sold in sets with a spoon and fork.

The Atlantic Brillant by Robbe & Berking

Timeless silverware sets leave a lasting impression – whether as a special gift or for everyday use. They are characterized by flowing transitions and harmonious lines. Many of these silver flatware patterns have become design icons and still inspire creatives today – just like the Atlantic Brillant.

The Atlantic Brillant stainless steel cutlery set is characterized by its interesting profile and balanced proportions resulting in an exemplary shape. The handles of this modern cutlery collection are slightly rounded and lie optimally in the hand.

The Atlantic Brillant menu knife rests comfortably in the hand and is one of the basic elements of any flatware set. It is smaller and more manageable than festive table cutlery but larger than starter and dessert cutlery making it ideal for every day use. It is made of high quality blade steel and culminates in a handle that fits perfectly in the hand. This elegant stainless steel cutlery design is available in a 24-piece set and can be extended with additional pieces.

The Grand City by WMF

Philadelphia is the embodiment of timeless cutlery with slender proportions that seamlessly blend into any table decor. This premium line is made from Cromargan(r) stainless steel 18/10 for exceptional durability, and its traditional riveted look is a mark of forged craftsmanship. With a perfectly balanced design, enhanced ergonomics and safe finger protection, this culinary masterpiece offers cutting performance that meets WMF standards.

Buffet to your own beat

Designed to match the rhythm of Asian cuisine, this premium knife set takes cooking to the next level. From julienned vegetables for stir fries to minced herbs or fileted fish, Grand Gourmet delivers impressive sharpness and durability, backed by Performance Cut technology. This chef’s knife is the ultimate kitchen tool, with versatile functionality to suit any kitchen and task. Its elegant stainless steel look is complemented by an innovative, seamless design for the ultimate professional cooking experience.

The Grand City by Villeroy & Boch

Villeroy & Boch’s porcelain, glass and cutlery collections set a premium standard. Their designs impress with clever combinations of functionality and comfort. They reflect the style and elegance of a modern country house style.

This stainless steel flatware has a sleek, classic design that suits any tablescape. It’s made from heavy-gauge 18/10 steel, so it has a nice, balanced weight. We like the way the handles feel in our hands, and it’s easy to keep clean. The only drawbacks are that the knife blade is a bit pointy (it might gouge toast), and the spoon bowls are too elongated for our liking.

This 64-piece set from Villeroy & Boch is a good choice for those who want something that matches almost any dinnerware pattern. It includes a salad/dessert fork, dinner fork, table knife, and dessert/oval soup spoon. We love the way it looks with our favorite neutral, white dinnerware. It’s also the least expensive set in our test.

The Grand City by Sambonet

With a classic design and balanced weight, this set works well with most types of place settings. We particularly like the way the knife handle slants out at a dramatic angle, which provides good leverage for cutting and is stylistically interesting.

But some testers found the handles a bit too thin and stiff, and they weren’t a fan of the small fork tines or spoon bowls. The rounded knife blade also looked too much like a butter knife and made some people worry about kids using it.

The Grand City is available in a wide range of arrangements, so you can choose just the pieces that work best for your table. You can also personalize your flatware for a special touch. Sambonet is an Italian company with a German sense for precision and quality, which makes it the perfect complement to Rosenthal dinnerware. Its products are featured in the finest hotels and restaurants around the world.

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Wildflower-Inspired Rooftop Bar: Desert Oasis with Cowboy Vibes

New Rooftop Bar at Tommie Hollywood

Named for a flower found in the desert, this open-air rooftop bar on top of tommie Hollywood serves cocktails and views with a dose of cowboy culture. Cacti and yucca surround the venue, with décor that channels vintage Palm Springs and Pioneertown. Weekly line dancing classes and curated live music round out the offerings.

Rooftop Lounge

Named for a Mojave wildflower and occupying the space that used to house Wes Avila’s destination Mexican restaurant Ka’Teen, this vaguely Western-themed rooftop bar offers a surprisingly relaxed nightlife experience, with city views, live rock and country music, and the rare L.A. crowd that unironically likes to dress in cowboy gear.

Despite a somewhat stuck-up appearance, the swanky rooftop bar has a charmingly kitschy vibe that evokes vintage Palm Springs and Pioneer Town. A Seesburg ’67 jukebox greets visitors as they walk up from the elevator, and a slew of cacti and yucca help create a laid-back desert atmosphere in the heart of Tinseltown.

A cocktail menu that leans heavy on tequila and mezcal helps guests channel the country vibe, with drinks like the Ring of Fire (Bruxo Mezcal, Ancho Reyes Verde, prickly pear, lemon and ginger honey) and the zingy Walk the Line (Bombay Dry Gin, glitter-infused Combier Le Bleu, Prosecco, cucumber and simple syrup). A house band performs nightly starting around 10pm, transforming the bar’s area into a small dance floor.

Bar

Located atop the Tommie Hollywood, Desert 5 Spot brings a touch of Palm Springs, Joshua Tree hideouts, and cosmic Americana to the downtown skyline. The lounge and bar is a laid-back spot to sip cocktails, savor street food from celebrity chef Wes Avila, or dance the night away. Designed by Studio Collective and styled by Wade Crescent and Bernadette Blanc, the interior evokes feelings of a carefree road trip through California, Arizona, Utah, New Mexico, and Texas. The space is adorned with throwback furnishings and unique accent pieces like custom-built neon signs, Gibson guitars, and a plethora of distinct cacti and yucca.

With breathtaking city views and live rock and country music, this western-inspired rooftop bar is the newest nightlife destination for LA’s trendy crowd. A mechanical bull, line dancing classes, and a menu of tequila and mezcal-based drinks are also on offer to keep the party going.

Restaurant

Channeling vintage Palm Springs and Pioneertown, the new rooftop bar at Tommie Hollywood is a little bit country, a little bit rock n’ roll. The aptly titled Desert 5 Spot, which opened in December 2021, hosts everything from mechanical bull riding and monthly line dancing to a bar menu stocked with drinks and snacks including the signature Ring of Fire cocktail made with Bruxo mezcal, Ancho Reyes verde, prickly pear, lemon and ginger honey.

Designed by Studio Collective and styled by Wade Crescent and Bernadette Blanc, the vibe harkens back to 1970s vintage Palm Springs with mushroom wallpaper and a Seesburg jukebox, while cacti and yucca plants are accented with pops of red and yellow. The space also includes an inside stage where live musical acts perform country, rock and Americana tunes. Hours are Wednesday through Saturday, 5:30pm to 2am. Expect a more robust food menu to come sometime in 2022. Check out the full list of upcoming events here.

Events

Saddle up and get ready to party for a night to remember at Hollywood’s premier western-inspired rooftop bar lounge. Located on top of the Tommy Hollywood Hotel, Desert 5 Spot scores as LA’s newest cowboy-chic-casual destination for a rip-roaring NYE party with breathtaking panoramic city views, an expansive indoor-outdoor floorplan, and top-party VIP amenities.

The space leans into a juke joint aesthetic with reclaimed vintage furniture, a Seesburg ’67 jukebox, neon signage, sandstone and desert tones, and cacti throughout. The bar lounge is a cozy and inviting setting for locals to gather and enjoy drinks and music.

The hotel’s restaurant also showcases a variety of dishes for any palate. From burgers to chicken tacos, you’ll find something to satisfy your hunger and cravings at this upscale restaurant. If you’re a sports fan, catch the NFL action broadcast on a number of TVs at the bar or enjoy beer pong and cornhole for an afternoon of entertainment.

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Dessert O’Clock: The Sweet Craving, Habit, and Indulgence

What Does Dessert O’Clock Mean?

Sweet treat o’clock is that point in the day after a meal when you feel stuffed and like you can’t possibly fit another bite. There are several ways to define dessert o’clock, depending on the type of food or the occasion.

In Belgium, this break is called tienuurtje or Smoko (literally ‘ten o’clock’). The break is similar to coffee at eleven in Sweden.

It’s a time of day

While desserts are typically thought of as a treat that can only be enjoyed at night, many consumers are increasingly enjoying sweets throughout the day. This is especially true when it comes to breakfast. My grandfather always had a piece of pie (fruit based, which varied depending on the time of year) with his morning coffee. In some countries, such as the Netherlands and Belgium, this mid-morning break is known as an “elevenses” or a “tienuurtje”.

Offering desserts at all times of the day can help restaurants boost sales across all dayparts. Educating patrons on the benefits of these treats can also encourage purchase.

It’s a type of food

A dessert is a type of food that is eaten after the main course. It can be a sweet or salty dish, or it can also be a drink. It can be served hot or cold. Desserts are a great way to satisfy a sweet tooth. They can be made at home or bought from a restaurant. There are many different types of desserts, including ice cream, chocolate, cheesecake, and fruit.

In some countries, such as Spain and Sweden, it is common to have a mid-morning snack of high-protein foods like eggs, bacon, or cured meat on bread, called hamaiketako or elvakaffe. In Belgium, this snack is called a tienuurtje, meaning “little 10 o’clock.” It is eaten by students and schoolchildren during their break between classes.

Some people enjoy drinking beer at lunchtime. This is sometimes referred to as beer o’clock. It is a time when people can relax, drink, and enjoy their lunch. There are even cat cafes, where you can pay to stroke a cat.

It’s a craving

A craving is an intense urge for something that you don’t normally eat. It can be caused by a chemical reaction in your brain, and it can affect your entire body. It can be triggered by many different things, including hunger, stress, or sleepiness. Cravings can be a sign of health problems, so it’s important to identify and address them early.

If you get a craving for dessert, don’t ignore it. Instead, make a healthy choice that will satisfy your sweet tooth. A few teaspoonfuls of rosewater and a handful of pistachios can elevate a simple cream-filled sponge to something exotically redolent of Persian flowers.

Getting a craving for sugar can be dangerous, but it is possible to overcome it. You can do it by validating the craving, offering compassion, and acting to care for it. This will help you break the cycle of addiction to sugar and retrain your brain. It can also help you feel better physically.

It’s a habit

A habit is a routine that you repeat often and unconsciously. It can be good or bad. Examples of habits include flossing your teeth and sucking your thumb. Bad habits can also be addictive, such as smoking or consuming drugs. These habits can be difficult to break. However, it is important to recognize when your habits are bad so you can change them.

A dessert is a sweet course that comes after main courses. A dessert is usually a fruit, a pastry, or ice cream. It can be served as a meal or snack, depending on the occasion. Dessert is a popular treat that can be enjoyed by people of all ages.

In the US, the expression “it’s 5 o’clock somewhere” means that it is safe to drink alcohol, as long as you are in a time zone where it is already after five. It’s a variant of the old saying, “it’s seven o’clock somewhere”. The phrase originated from the fact that it takes about an hour for a clock to go around the world.

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