Food & Drink: Kid Catering

FOOD & DRINK

A cauldron of creamed chicken, a hogshead of ice cream, and equal dispensation of paper hats, balloons and noisemakers used to be enough to ensure the success of any children's party. The whole affair was handled by Mother and was over, seemingly weeks later, with headaches all around. Today, though the ingredients remain standard (there will never be anything to replace creamed chicken or ice cream for hurling across the table or sloshing onto the floor), the service has changed. Catering has moved down from the specific realm of the high-tea, highball set to a level no...

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