Robb Report Host Guide
Featuring wine, champagne, cocktail recipes, spirits and cigar suggestions, as well as bartending, party-planning and entertaining tips, Robb Report Host Guide is a well-rounded guide geared towards veteran hosts who want to entertain in style.
The interviews with celebrity chefs Mario Batali and Alain Ducasse, in the 'Great Chefs on Great Parties' section of the app, are bound to instill a deeper appreciation for bringing friends and family together for the holidays. When asked his philosophy on hospitality, Ducasse responded, "Hospitality embodies the art of living: generously giving your time and attention to someone and, in return, becoming richer in terms of human experience."The app's 'Hangover Cures' section - perhaps most helpful to those hosting guests for more than one night -- includes morning-after solutions for those suffering from varying degrees of indulgence. For the worst kind of hangover, the app suggests postponing it with a concoction of rye, sugar, absinthe and champagne. And although it's unlikely that even the biggest partyers will need a new reason to celebrate between Thanksgiving and the New Year, the app suggests 21 ideas for thematic parties throughout the year. "Why settle for a housewarming party when you can host a house-naming party?," it asks. The free app, exclusively compatible with the iPad, requires iOS 3.2 or later.