Before plates, meals were eaten directly off of communal tablecloths, resulting in a great shortage of soup and a sharp increase in dry-cleaning bills. Indulge in newfangled food holders with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of utensils, dinnerware, and more at Table Top Outlet in Hallandale Beach.
From crystal water glasses to crème brûlée ramekins and all the undersize shellfish forks in between, Table Top Outlet stocks a staggering variety of mix-and-match place settings, utensils, serving tools, and bar accessories.
Ready tables or both dinner and magazine spreads with a matching set of playful spotted bowls ($19.99–$29.99), bright dinner plates ($17.50–$24.99), and festive tea-light holders ($6.99), or create an eclectic effect by mixing a chic Whittier Elite square plate ($8.74) with sheer glass side dishes ($4.29). Sturdy Oslo shallow bowls shine during family dinners, with easy-grip handles that save countless silk shirts from meatloaf-gravy ruin ($39.99).
Table Top's wares are imported from across Europe and Asia, allowing for cross-cultural dinner-table mash-ups unseen since the invention of kung pao s'mores.
22 NE 1st Ave.
Hallandale Beach, Florida 33009