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At sundown, Hanukkah, the eight-day festival of lights, officially began. Over the next seven days, Jewish families will commemorate the holiday by feasting on the likes of latkes and sufganiyot (or jelly doughnuts), among other dishes. And over the next month, up until New Year's, friends and families everywhere will be gathering around the table to stuff themselves silly to celebrate the season.
But before you invite the whole lot of 'em over, a few dinner party ground rules from a man who knows a thing or two about throwing a party with style and grace.
Isaac Mizrahi is the internationally acclaimed fashion designer and co-host of Bravo's "The Fashion Show: Ultimate Collection," which airs every Tuesday at 10 p.m. EST. He also hosts his own daily web series "WATCH ISAAC" where you might find him cooking up halibut avec Eric Ripert, waxing rhapsodic about his new favorite restaurant or the perfect pie crust.
Five Rules on Having a Good Dinner Party: Isaac Mizrahi
2. Do not cook for more than six people.
3. Wear comfortable shoes to your dinner party.
4. Only serve things you love.
5. Always subtly specify when the party is set to end.
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