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Hosting, plating, and recipe tips we love that will elevate your dining experience.

Set the Scene: A Picture-Perfect Brunch Table Set the Scene: A Picture-Perfect Brunch Table
Hosting

Set the Scene: A Picture-Perfect Brunch Table

You know what they say—brunch is the most important meal of the day. That’s what we say, anyway. Second only to perfecting that frittata or eggs benedict recipe, presentation is key. Make the moment shine with this how-to on setting the perfect table for brunch.

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Community

Bud Vase Arrangements with La Bomba Floristry

To celebrate the launch of The Tall and Short Bud Vases, we enlisted the help of La Bomba Floristry’s Marta Sanderson to teach us everything there is to know about creating fresh, lively floral arrangements at home. Here’s the how-to, and our conversation with Marta.

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Hosting

6 Tips for Hosting a Dinner in the Dark this Earth Hour

We’ll jump on any opportunity to host a candlelit dinner, but this time, we’re doing it for the planet. For Earth Hour, we’re switching off the lights and firing up the candles for a dinner in the dark—sounds cozy, right? Here’s how to host your own.

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Hosting

5 Ways To Refresh Your Home for Spring

With winter on its way out, it’s high time to hit refresh for spring. From pastel accents to fresh flowers, here’s our guide to getting your home in the spring swing of things.

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Community

In Conversation with Justin Tisdall

A 20-year veteran of Vancouver, BC’s restaurant industry, Justin Tisdall knows a thing or two about comfort fare; after all, he co-owns BeetBox, Juke Fried Chicken, and The Chickadee Room. To spotlight his story, we caught up on everything from competitive swimming forming his culinary path, the state of Vancouver’s restaurant scene, and what’s next.

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Community

Together at Home: Nicole Purdy

An abundance of food and laughter, sharing stories, and soaking up each other’s company: for Nicole Purdy, a designer and sewist living in Squamish, BC, these are just a handful of the joys of dining in. Together with her partner, we invited her to host a dinner with our Serveware Collection.

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Together with Family: Becky Wallace

To Becky Wallace, a New Brunswick-based stylist, the best gatherings are intimate; those allow for real conversation and a sense of ease around the table. Together with family (and our new Serving Ceramics Set), she hosted just that.

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Community

Meet the Artists Behind Fable Greeting Cards

Behind the latest collection of Fable greeting cards: four talented artists from across the globe, each with their own distinctive and unique style. Read on to learn more about Mariah Barnaby-Norris, John Larigakis, Andrea Wan, and Adam Higton.

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Together with Friends: Fiona Morrison

For Fiona Morrison, owner of Vancouver-based jewelry line Wolf Circus, gathering around the table is the ultimate expression of love. Together with friends, we invited her to host a dinner party with new pieces from the Serveware Collection.

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Community

Reading List: Six Works by Indigenous Authors

In light of today marking the first official National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, an important step we can all take is to deepen our understanding of the history and experiences of Indigenous peoples across the land. We've put together a list of six powerful reads by Indigenous authors in hopes of inspiring you to add them to your reading list.

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Four Female Chefs That Ignite Inspiration

International Women’s Day is all about honoring achievements, raising awareness against bias, and taking action for equality. We’re celebrating this year by speaking to four Canadian chefs about equality, creativity, and their culinary craft. Click here to learn about Claire Livia Lassam in Vancouver, Maria-José de Frias in Montreal, Kiko Nakata in Vancouver, and Tania Ganassini in Niagara-on-the-Lake.

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Culinary Roots

This February, Fable is honoring Black History Month by highlighting the stories of four food-focused small businesses across Canada: a café-restaurant hybrid in Toronto, Ont.; an Afrocentric plant-based food producer in Vancouver, B.C.; a hot sauce entrepreneur from Halifax, N.S.; and a stylish restaurant from Victoria, B.C. Read on to learn more.

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Community

Convenience is local. And it’s smaller than ever.

Fable is celebrating Small Business Week by highlighting four of our favourite small, local, and sustainable companies in Canada! Read on to learn more.

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Food

Fable’s mission is simple: Bring joy to every table

Become a food hero to Canadian youths in need, simply by bringing joy to your own table

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Community

Let’s Get Back to (Small) Business

Fable is celebrating Small Business Saturday by highlighting three of our favorite small, local, and sustainable companies in the United States! Read on to learn more.

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Hosting

Thanksgiving hosting tips & tricks

Thanksgiving is truly the ultimate hosting test. From cleaning your house to cooking a ten-pound turkey, it's no small feat.

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Food

Egg white pancakes as easy as a Sunday morning

Press play on the latest Spotify Weekend Chill playlist and let's cook the pancakes of your dreams.

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Hosting

Changing seasons, changing table

Becky Brauer, co-founder at Fresh Prep tells us why fall is her favorite, and how she uses the changing seasons inside and outside of her kitchen.

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Food

Our go to fired Sambuca prawns

Sambuca flamed prawns have all the makings of a go-to dish. It’s shareable, dippable, and you light it on fire. What else can you ask for?

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Plating

Charcuterie boards made brie-zy

With #foodgoals trending, we’re here to help you make the most delicious and Instagram-able charcuterie board possible. 

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Plating 

Different Types of Plate Garnishes

Step up your dinner game with these different types of plate garnishes that Fable recommends—from berries to herbs to vegetables, and more.

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Plating 

Serving Platter for One (How to Use a Serving Platter for Just You)

There are many ways to use serving platters besides traditional uses—even when dining solo. Here are tips and tricks for how one person can use a serving platter.

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Plating 

Portuguese Dinnerware vs. Bone China: Dinnerware Buying Guide

There are various types of dinnerware on the market. Discover all of the differences between Portuguese dinnerware and bone china. The answer may surprise you.

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Plating 

Affordable Dinnerware & the True Cost of Setting the Table

Everyone needs dinnerware, but not everyone knows how much they should be paying for it. Find out what you need and how much it actually costs to set the table.

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