Rooftop Repast

To help inspire your next dinner gathering, we created this sumptuous feast at stunning NV Portland (, one of the Pearl’s premier addresses for sophisticated urban living. The elegant 26-story apartment tower opened last summer and offers a number of plush amenities, including a spiffy lobby, a fully equipped fitness room, and this expansive living room-inspired wraparound roof deck that’s ideal for entertaining or mingling with friends.

Ben & Jerry’s

For a sweet summer ending, consider nondairy PB & Cookies ice cream and Lemonade

Cool Moon Ice Cream

These luscious chocolate chip–and–vanilla and gingersnap–and–vanilla mini ice cream sandwiches are as delicious as they look.

EWF Modern

Keep your liquid treasure fresh with this rose-gold wine topper and your cheese selection looking splendid on this ceramic platter with a rose-gold edge.

French Quarter Linens

This one-stop shop for elegant tabletop items carries ornate goblets from Juliska and plates and flatware in artful patterns that can suit a memorable occasion yet are casual enough for alfresco entertaining. The Le Jacquard Francais tablecloth completes the refined yet relaxed summer scene.

Lovejoy Bakers

Beware: It’s easy to spoil your appetite casually noshing on these addictive fresh-baked dinner rolls and ciabattas.


This romantic glass lantern with ornate metalwork makes a stylish centerpiece. Nadeau also stocks soft, striped throw pillows and these gorgeous old-world-style mango-wood benches. Keep the table aglow with handcrafted sandstone votive holders.


We love these smart 8-inch wooden salt and pepper shakers.

Sammy’s Flowers

Look to the talented design team at this popular florist to create a simple yet striking arrangement, such as this vase of philodendron xantal and monstera greens.

SITTE Modern

The comfiest seat at the table? This mid-century-modern-inspired white-on-copper Acapulco chair. The stylish home accessories shop also carries these luxuriant sheepskin rugs, this chevron wire bread bowl and the marble serving board beside it, which is perfect for arranging a decadent dessert.  And it’s the source for two indispensable tools you’ll need for any successful dinner party: a teak-and-brass serving knife )and an ebony-and-rosewood corkscrew.

Thelonious Wines

Delight the oenophiles at your table with a crisp rosé from this well-curated wine shop that specializes in distinctive bottles from across the globe.

Urban Pantry

With its extensive selection of daily prepared specialties, including a light but robustly flavored pesto penne with chicken breast, Urban Pantry is your go-to for delicious dinner entrées.

World Foods

Stop here for grapes and artisan cheeses, including Camembert and Big John’s Cajun-spice Beehive variety.

Styling by Kira Corbin