Blogger, chef, and professionally stylish homemaker Athena Calderone recently translated her good taste off the plate and into the pages of a new book, Cook Beautiful.
To celebrate, we joined Athena, along with a few design-loving friends, to eat our way through a few of the new cookbook’s best recipes. At a cozy fall table set inside jeweler Irene Neuwirth’s stunning Melrose shop, party goers enjoyed four courses of Athena’s recipes from a surprisingly complex celery salad with hazelnuts to a butterscotch pot de creme to die for.
Co-hosting the evening were Athena’s recent design collaborators, Chairish – an impressive online vintage marketplace we were more than happy to discover for ourselves. Browse through our selection of TCM faves from Athena’s Chairish collection below and hunt for a few gems of your own here.
Let Cook Beautiful inspire you to host a few dinners of your own this season and steal a stunning recipe from its pages here.
Shop our top vintage picks at Chairish
19th-C. French Dough Bowl | This large-scale antique French dough bowl is the perfect place to display fresh fruit and veggies, or all your prettiest superfood smoothie ingredients. CHECK OUT
Anthropologie Hand Painted Earthenware Lamps | Originally from Anthropologie, this pair of lamps has a genuine vintage feel that adds character to any room. CHECK OUT
Kaare Klint Safari Chairs | Designed in 1933 and produced by Rud Rasmussen, Denmark, these chairs are the safari-chic seating situation of our dreams. CHECK OUT
Resin Tray With Leather Handles | Inspired by organic forms found in nature and through worldly travels, San Francisco designer Tina Frey takes resin to a new level. Handiwork is prominent in each step of producing her one-of-a-kind tabletop items. CHECK OUT
Vintage Wooden Kitchen Spoons | This collection of wooden kitchen spoons makes us feel like we’re buying stylish culinary accessories rather than just usable kitchen utensils. CHECK OUT
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not a book or person I would follow. Too posey and botoxed. Sorry have to be honest